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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 69 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 1.03% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.09% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -9.67%
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
848 828 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 94.52% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 590 583
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% +5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £95.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Dojo
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft