The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stevenage region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 5 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.16% - 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.51% - 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 97.37% 93.62% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 8
Average daily rate £295 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 19
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £33.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -50.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Handset
4 2 (40.00%) ASN.1
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) LTE
4 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (40.00%) UMTS
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
4 2 (40.00%) RTP
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Serena
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) RTP
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS
1 2 (40.00%) ASN.1
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Serena