The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 200 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.056% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£436 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Development Engineer
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Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) XAML
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory