The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.69% 4.35% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 7.41% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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 Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 75.00% 58.70% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Median hourly rate £44.40 £14.85 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.98% -59.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.85 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 12 (66.67%) C
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) UML
4 6 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 5 (27.78%) Simulink
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Cygwin
5 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Avionics
6 4 (22.22%) ANSI C
6 4 (22.22%) Ada 95
6 4 (22.22%) SpaceWire
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
6 4 (22.22%) Ada
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Doxygen
7 3 (16.67%) LabWindows
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) ECSS
7 3 (16.67%) GCC
8 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Kinematics
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Simulink
2 3 (16.67%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SpaceWire
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 3 (16.67%) GCC
3 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Emacs
General
1 4 (22.22%) Avionics
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Validation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (11.11%) OpenCV
1 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Mechatronics
2 2 (11.11%) Robotics
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.11%) CMMI
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 2 (11.11%) SysML
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 4 (22.22%) Ada
4 4 (22.22%) Ada 95
4 4 (22.22%) ANSI C
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ECSS
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Serena