The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stevenage region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 15 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.62% 7.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 8.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £47.75 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.63 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +12.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 89.23% 92.06% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 18
Median daily rate £258 £120 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.58% -57.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £484 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stevenage region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) MATLAB
3 5 (71.43%) Simulink
4 4 (57.14%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) Ada
4 4 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (57.14%) Ada 95
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (42.86%) C
5 3 (42.86%) C++
5 3 (42.86%) Yourdon
6 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
7 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) RS-422
7 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (14.29%) Serena
7 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
7 1 (14.29%) Python
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Yourdon
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Ada
2 4 (57.14%) Ada 95
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Serena