The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Royston 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Royston 11.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Royston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Royston 88.89% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Royston

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Royston

Software Engineering
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Royston 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Royston 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#