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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.91% 1.38% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 1.87% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.99 £40.40 £35.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
482 481 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.39% 73.89% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 249 341
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £47.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £600 -
Hitchin - 4 £330 -
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Watford -2 1 £500 - 4
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £400 - 6
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
3 21 (32.31%) Integration Testing
4 19 (29.23%) MATLAB
4 19 (29.23%) Java
5 18 (27.69%) C
5 18 (27.69%) TDD
5 18 (27.69%) JIRA
5 18 (27.69%) BDD
5 18 (27.69%) DevOps
6 17 (26.15%) Retail
6 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management
7 15 (23.08%) Simulink
7 15 (23.08%) C++
8 14 (21.54%) UML
8 14 (21.54%) Algorithms
8 14 (21.54%) Rational Rhapsody
8 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
9 13 (20.00%) Puppet
9 13 (20.00%) Ansible
9 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (18.46%) QA
10 12 (18.46%) C#
11 11 (16.92%) OO
11 11 (16.92%) OOD
11 11 (16.92%) Data Structures
11 11 (16.92%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (16.92%) ATDD
11 11 (16.92%) Complexity Analysis
12 10 (15.38%) Ada 95

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 7 (10.77%) Confluence
2 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Simulink
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) RS-422
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.62%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.69%) JIRA
3 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.54%) Rational Rhapsody
4 11 (16.92%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (15.38%) Ant
5 10 (15.38%) Gradle
5 10 (15.38%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.08%) FishEye
6 2 (3.08%) Hudson
6 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.54%) NUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Selenium
7 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (26.15%) Retail
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Software Engineer
2 27 (41.54%) Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Ada Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Ada Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) MATLAB Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Validation Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) CSS
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (7.69%) Spring
2 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) Dropwizard
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.62%) RESTful
4 3 (4.62%) XML
5 2 (3.08%) Ajax
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.08%) Kendo UI
5 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Algorithms
2 11 (16.92%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
4 2 (3.08%) RIA
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Integration Testing
3 18 (27.69%) BDD
3 18 (27.69%) DevOps
3 18 (27.69%) TDD
4 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management
5 14 (21.54%) UML
6 11 (16.92%) ATDD
6 11 (16.92%) Complexity Analysis
6 11 (16.92%) OO
6 11 (16.92%) OOD
7 9 (13.85%) SDLC
8 8 (12.31%) Scrum
8 8 (12.31%) Yourdon
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.77%) Validation
10 6 (9.23%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.69%) Kanban
11 5 (7.69%) Microservices
11 5 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) Java
1 19 (29.23%) MATLAB
2 18 (27.69%) C
3 15 (23.08%) C++
4 12 (18.46%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) Ada
5 10 (15.38%) Ada 95
6 9 (13.85%) Clojure
6 9 (13.85%) SQL
7 8 (12.31%) Go
7 8 (12.31%) Ruby
7 8 (12.31%) Rust
8 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.23%) Python
9 5 (7.69%) Embedded C
10 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
11 3 (4.62%) PHP
12 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.08%) F#
13 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) MISRA
2 5 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Ansible
1 13 (20.00%) Puppet
2 10 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Serena
2 4 (6.15%) Teradata
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.08%) CA
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) QNX
5 1 (1.54%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.54%) Xerox
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