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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 57 40 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.79% 2.28% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 3.25% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £450 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
638 369 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.32% 70.15% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 171 350
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
Royston -3 3 - -
Stevenage -2 1 - -
Watford -3 1 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertford - - - - 3
Hitchin - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) C++
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) C
3 8 (29.63%) WPF
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) MVVM
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) Serena
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) Perl
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
9 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
9 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (7.41%) LTE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.41%) LTE
2 2 (7.41%) ASN.1
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) UMTS
2 2 (7.41%) RTP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) WCDMA
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) StyleCop
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) SCM Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Java Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) WPF
3 4 (14.81%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.70%) Kendo UI
6 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Handset
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) VxWorks
3 2 (7.41%) MVS
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
1 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
1 5 (18.52%) MVVM
2 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
2 2 (7.41%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) ETL
2 2 (7.41%) Workflow
2 2 (7.41%) UML
2 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.70%) SOA
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) OOP
3 1 (3.70%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) B2B
3 1 (3.70%) TDD
3 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
3 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) C++
2 10 (37.04%) C
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) JCL
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Ada
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Serena
2 2 (7.41%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Intel
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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