The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
Wales > West Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.42% 8.57% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 10.34% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
West Wales median daily rate £425 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.26% +22.35%  
10th Percentile £325 £520 £413
90th Percentile £544 £520 £438
Wales median daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 - -

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35 29 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 92.11% 82.86% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 69 193
West Wales median daily rate £525 £520 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +15.42%  
10th Percentile £325 £285 £303
90th Percentile £613 £650 £571
Wales median daily rate £380 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
West Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +5.74%  
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Wales

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in West Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in West Wales

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering 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 29 June 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 0 7 £425 -18.26% 3
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (86.67%) Java
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Product Management
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Puppet
8 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (6.67%) Hudson
8 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
8 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (6.67%) Ansible
8 1 (6.67%) Docker
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
8 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.67%) A/B Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Coaching

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
5 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
8 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Consultant
8 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Software Consultant
8 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) A/B Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Product Management
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) SaltStack