The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.68% 1.61% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 2.30% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
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£475 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -1.38%
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 434 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.81% 69.66% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 224 316
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £275 -
Watford - 3 £275 - 6
St Albans - 2 - - 3
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 13 (33.33%) C
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) Python
4 10 (25.64%) JSON
5 9 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) C++
5 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Ant
6 8 (20.51%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) Embedded C
6 8 (20.51%) JIRA
6 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) OOP
8 6 (15.38%) JBoss
8 6 (15.38%) UML
8 6 (15.38%) MQSeries
8 6 (15.38%) CSS
8 6 (15.38%) JUnit
8 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) JBoss
1 6 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Maya
1 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Wireless
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Ant
2 8 (20.51%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.56%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.56%) Xcode
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SCM Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) 3D Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) JSON
3 8 (20.51%) HTML5
3 8 (20.51%) XML
4 6 (15.38%) CSS
4 6 (15.38%) CSS3
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 6 (15.38%) PhoneGap
4 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.38%) Apache Camel
5 5 (12.82%) WPF
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.56%) Kinect
4 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) ThreadX
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.13%) MVS
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) HPUX
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) SOA
2 7 (17.95%) OOP
3 6 (15.38%) UML
3 6 (15.38%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.26%) ERP
4 4 (10.26%) MVVM
5 3 (7.69%) Workflow
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) CRM
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) C
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) Embedded C
6 6 (15.38%) Ruby
7 5 (12.82%) Lua
7 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.13%) JCL
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Talend
3 2 (5.13%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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