The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Principal Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.30 -
Principal Software Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
671 770 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.69% 94.83% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 399 420
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 75 56
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire