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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 8.55% - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
104 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 88.89% 82.22% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 20
Average daily rate £413 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 10 £400 - 4
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) SOA
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 5 (35.71%) AMQP
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 5 (35.71%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (35.71%) REST
6 5 (35.71%) GitHub
6 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) Ansible
7 4 (28.57%) IaaS
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) SaaS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) GitHub
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) AMQP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (35.71%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) V-Model
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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