The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.22% - 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 82.22% 56.41% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 10 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
Wales

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 18 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Swansea - 3 £475 - 2
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft