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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank - 8 3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 4.35% 24.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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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
23 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 58.97% 52.17% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £325 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £388 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £15.29 £20.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% -51.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree