The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 68 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +21.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.74% +7.50%
Senior Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
886 568 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.76% 90.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 381 434
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) PVCS
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
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