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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 0.83% 2.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
Software Engineering
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
92 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.03% 86.57% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 27
Average daily rate £420 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -2 1 £550 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Java Card
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Fedora
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) SaltStack