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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 35 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.14% 1.76% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 2.34% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £444 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £359 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
468 640 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.47% 75.03% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 329 252
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 56 32
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.15 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 7 - -
Watford +10 4 £400 +77.77% 3
Welwyn Garden City +11 3 £425 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 15 (39.47%) C
1 15 (39.47%) Integration Testing
2 11 (28.95%) C++
3 9 (23.68%) MATLAB
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) MySQL
5 7 (18.42%) CSS
6 6 (15.79%) UML
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) Java
6 6 (15.79%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) Simulink
6 6 (15.79%) Retail
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) Ruby
7 5 (13.16%) Finance
7 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 5 (13.16%) .NET
7 5 (13.16%) Ada
7 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 5 (13.16%) Ada 95
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (10.53%) Windows
8 4 (10.53%) Python

Software Engineering
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 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) Kinematics
1 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Simulink
2 2 (5.26%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
1 3 (7.89%) RS-422
2 2 (5.26%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.26%) GCC
4 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Emacs
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) MATLAB Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) CSS
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
4 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Kendo UI
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) RIA
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.63%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.63%) Robotics
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Integration Testing
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.79%) UML
4 5 (13.16%) Validation
5 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Yourdon
7 2 (5.26%) B2B
7 2 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C
2 11 (28.95%) C++
3 9 (23.68%) MATLAB
4 6 (15.79%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Ada
5 5 (13.16%) Ada 95
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded C++
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.63%) Clojure
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) MISRA
1 3 (7.89%) MISRA C
2 2 (5.26%) ECSS
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.89%) Serena
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Sunopsis
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago