The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 162 - 197
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% - 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £341 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +9.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.26% -22.94%
Software Development Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3257 5619 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.87% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4360 3966
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the City of London region.

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Software Development 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 City of London region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Affiliate Network
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Pandas
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Affiliate Network
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef