The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 11 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 5 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 10.53% 4.44% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 6.25% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 68.42% 71.11% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate £248 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.12% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Software Engineering
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Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineering
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Handset
2 2 (50.00%) ASN.1
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) RTP
2 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Serena
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) RTP
1 2 (50.00%) UMTS
1 2 (50.00%) ASN.1
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Serena