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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.82% 12.31% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 18.18% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £46.38 £49.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +35.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
43 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 63.24% 67.69% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Median daily rate £265 £445 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.44% +54.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £375 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Median hourly rate £39.70 £39.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +6.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Simulink
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (40.00%) Ada 95
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Ada
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (30.00%) Yourdon
5 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
6 1 (10.00%) MISRA
6 1 (10.00%) RS-422
6 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) RS-422
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Verification Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Qt
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Yourdon
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Ada
3 4 (40.00%) Ada 95
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Serena