The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.37% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 313 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.58% 96.60% 97.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 213 297
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +130.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Senior Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Python

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby