The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 45 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.06% 1.18% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.29% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £325 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
611 777 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.68% 91.74% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 398 308
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 75 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stevenage +11 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City +8 2 £325 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) C
3 13 (54.17%) Integration Testing
4 11 (45.83%) C++
5 9 (37.50%) MATLAB
6 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Simulink
7 6 (25.00%) UML
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Ada
8 5 (20.83%) Ada 95
9 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
9 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
9 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) LabWindows
10 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.50%) Serena
10 3 (12.50%) Yourdon
10 3 (12.50%) PHP
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Python
10 3 (12.50%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) Retail
10 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) RS-422
10 3 (12.50%) MISRA C

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (4.17%) Kinematics
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) RS-422
2 2 (8.33%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) GCC
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Avionics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) LESS
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) OpenCV
2 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.17%) React
2 1 (4.17%) Sass
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Mechatronics
3 1 (4.17%) Robotics
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) Integration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Yourdon
7 2 (8.33%) API Development
8 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) ETL
8 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.17%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.17%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) SysML
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C
2 11 (45.83%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 5 (20.83%) Ada
4 5 (20.83%) Ada 95
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) ANSI C
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) C#
8 1 (4.17%) COBOL
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) MISRA
1 3 (12.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (4.17%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Serena
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Sunopsis
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