The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 14 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.89% 5.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.12% 78.18% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 6
Average daily rate £450 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £302 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Wales region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Wales region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
2 15 (78.95%) MongoDB
2 15 (78.95%) SOA
2 15 (78.95%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (68.42%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) PaaS
4 10 (52.63%) IaaS
5 9 (47.37%) Ansible
5 9 (47.37%) SaaS
5 9 (47.37%) Puppet
5 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
5 9 (47.37%) Clustering
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) GitLab
7 7 (36.84%) GitHub
7 7 (36.84%) JSON
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (36.84%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) AMQP
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) MVC
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
8 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) PaaS
1 10 (52.63%) IaaS
2 9 (47.37%) SaaS
3 7 (36.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) AMQP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) MongoDB
1 15 (78.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) GitLab
3 2 (10.53%) CA Gen
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
3 7 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (36.84%) REST
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.26%) JDBC
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) SOA
3 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) ATDD
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Ansible
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) logstash
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) HP