The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 80 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
Senior Software Engineer
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
903 725 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.43% 92.24% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 396 278
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 37
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce