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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wales / West Wales
Rank 9 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 18.28% 3.33% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.97% 3.57% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Median daily rate £469 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

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
74 28 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.57% 93.33% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 14 23
Median daily rate £438 £315 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £150 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 17 £469 - 2
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) Software Delivery
7 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 8 (24.24%) Project Management
8 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.15%) Open Source
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) REST
11 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.12%) Coaching
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (12.12%) Ansible
11 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 4 (12.12%) BDD
11 4 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (12.12%) Velocity
11 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA
12 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
12 3 (9.09%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Capybara
3 1 (3.03%) JBehave
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Coach
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Scrum Master
2 8 (24.24%) Scrum Master
3 7 (21.21%) Head of IT
3 7 (21.21%) Java Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Director
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Services Director
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) Velocity
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Dropwizard
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
4 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) BDD
8 4 (12.12%) Coaching
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.06%) DevOps
10 2 (6.06%) Service Design
11 1 (3.03%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible