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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wales / West Wales
Rank 12 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 13.98% 8.00% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.12% 8.70% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £438 £300 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £280 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £320 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
68 23 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 73.12% 92.00% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 25
Median daily rate £425 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 -3 13 £438 +59.09% 1
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 18 (50.00%) Java
5 12 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (30.56%) Software Delivery
7 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
8 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 8 (22.22%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
10 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (13.89%) TDD
11 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
11 5 (13.89%) Open Source
11 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
11 5 (13.89%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) Ansible
12 4 (11.11%) Coaching
12 4 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (11.11%) BDD
12 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 4 (11.11%) JIRA
12 4 (11.11%) Velocity
12 4 (11.11%) Web Services
13 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
13 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
13 3 (8.33%) DevOps

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 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Capybara
4 1 (2.78%) JBehave
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Coach
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Scrum Master
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum Master
4 7 (19.44%) Head of IT
5 6 (16.67%) Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Director
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) Velocity
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) Dropwizard
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Software Delivery
4 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Coaching
8 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.56%) Service Design
11 1 (2.78%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.78%) SaltStack