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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 15 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.81% 1.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 1.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
85 119 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 81.73% 81.51% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 100 16
Average daily rate £425 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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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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
Carmarthenshire - 3 £265 -
Swansea +15 2 £425 -10.52%
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Firebird
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) IVR
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) VXML
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Firebird
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) VXML
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle