Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 29 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 20.00% 12.77% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.89% 22.22% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Stevenage median daily rate - - £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £488 £335
% change year-on-year -15.38% +45.52% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +9.33%
10th Percentile £42.60 £42.91 £40.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £41.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +21.95% -1.20%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112 54 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 77.24% 57.45% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 46
Stevenage median daily rate £325 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -30.00% +56.52%
10th Percentile £193 £197 £263
90th Percentile £403 £613 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 19
Stevenage median hourly rate £40.00 £47.25 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +119.51% +43.50%
10th Percentile £11.76 £12.86 £17.10
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £41.95
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -46.27% +59.50% +31.27%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Stevenage

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Stevenage

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (68.97%) Integration Testing
2 19 (65.52%) Configuration Management
3 16 (55.17%) C
3 16 (55.17%) UML
3 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 15 (51.72%) Rational Rhapsody
4 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
5 14 (48.28%) C++
6 12 (41.38%) MATLAB
6 12 (41.38%) Simulink
7 11 (37.93%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (34.48%) Ada
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
9 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
11 5 (17.24%) Serena
11 5 (17.24%) LabWindows
11 5 (17.24%) RS-422
11 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (13.79%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (13.79%) Ada 95
13 3 (10.34%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
13 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
13 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
13 3 (10.34%) Automotive

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) RS-422
2 2 (6.90%) SpaceWire
3 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (37.93%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
3 3 (10.34%) ClearCase
3 3 (10.34%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Automotive
1 3 (10.34%) Avionics
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Ada Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Software Validation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) Qt
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.90%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Integration Testing
2 19 (65.52%) Configuration Management
3 16 (55.17%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.34%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) SysML
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) CMMI
7 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C
2 14 (48.28%) C++
3 12 (41.38%) MATLAB
4 10 (34.48%) Ada
5 4 (13.79%) Ada 95
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) ANSI C
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (10.34%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) Serena
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian