The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Principal Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
758 621 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.97% 92.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 325 298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 51 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £29.85 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Principal Software Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire