The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £432 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Senior Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
777 544 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.50% 89.62% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 313 258
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 31
Average hourly rate £13.19 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Talend