Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 6.67% 15.85% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 17.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 1
West Wales median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +33.33%
Wales median daily rate £415 £441 £350
% change year-on-year -5.95% +26.07% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.75% - -

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108 150 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 90.00% 91.46% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 106 87
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £275 £187 £254
90th Percentile £605 £638 £575
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
West Wales median hourly rate - £17.36 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -28.90%
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -12 8 £525 -4.55% 2
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) Dropwizard
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) GDPR
6 3 (37.50%) PSD2
6 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 3 (37.50%) Analytics
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) Play Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Ansible
6 3 (37.50%) Event Store
6 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (37.50%) Google
6 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (25.00%) Data Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Event Store
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Play Framework
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Swing
4 1 (12.50%) SWT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) CQRS
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
1 3 (37.50%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) SAP