Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 39 58 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 16.96% 18.89% 18.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.02% 20.94% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 52
10th Percentile £463 £400 £323
25th Percentile £475 £435 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £500 £410
Median % change year-on-year +1.50% +21.95% -20.00%
75th Percentile £550 £533 £500
90th Percentile £598 £563 £524
South Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £23.49
South Wales median hourly rate £27.50 £46.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -40.86% +32.86% +250.00%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 277 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 89.13% 90.23% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 218 252
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
25th Percentile £416 £402 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £529 £536
90th Percentile £613 £563 £575
South Wales median daily rate £433 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 16
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.71 £15.00
25th Percentile £16.37 " £18.06
Median hourly rate £21.86 £19.18 £23.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.97% -17.49% -51.06%
75th Percentile £25.00 £22.38 £43.00
90th Percentile £36.20 £23.85 £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +7.89% -17.09% +23.88%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Newport

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Newport

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Newport over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Newport

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Newport

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 24 (61.54%) GCP
2 17 (43.59%) Python
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps
6 10 (25.64%) DBS Check
6 10 (25.64%) Terraform
6 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) AWS
7 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Microservices
8 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
8 7 (17.95%) Google
8 7 (17.95%) SOA
8 7 (17.95%) Public Sector
9 6 (15.38%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) Docker
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
10 5 (12.82%) GitHub
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
10 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (12.82%) SQL
10 5 (12.82%) IBM
10 5 (12.82%) Workflow

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Jupyter
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) GCP
2 9 (23.08%) AWS
3 5 (12.82%) GitHub
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Step Functions
4 4 (10.26%) Serverless
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.13%) AWS CodeBuild
5 2 (5.13%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 2 (5.13%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) SNMP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.56%) Bigtable
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Spanner
4 1 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) RStudio
2 2 (5.13%) Toad
3 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (17.95%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Software Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Java Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Python Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Architect
3 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Scala Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Kafka
1 4 (10.26%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Pandas
3 2 (5.13%) PySpark
3 2 (5.13%) Software Packaging
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) Struts
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Beam
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Native
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (28.21%) DevOps
3 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
4 9 (23.08%) Microservices
5 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.95%) SOA
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) Case Management
8 4 (10.26%) CRUD
8 4 (10.26%) OO
9 3 (7.69%) Conversational UI
10 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (5.13%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Python
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Go
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) Groovy
6 2 (5.13%) R
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) DBS Check
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Terraform
2 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Capistrano
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy