The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 143 118 185
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 1.07% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 4
Median daily rate £438 £594 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £431 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.63 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +12.58%

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software 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 Engineer across the City of London region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) BDD
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) C++
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Scala
9 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
10 4 (17.39%) REST
10 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
10 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
10 4 (17.39%) Docker
10 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) Unix
11 3 (13.04%) Windows
11 3 (13.04%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) CSS
11 3 (13.04%) Finance

Software 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) DWDM
2 1 (4.35%) FCoE
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Appium
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) Calabash
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) TestNG
4 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Front Office
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (17.39%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
4 2 (8.70%) React
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) Akka
5 1 (4.35%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
5 1 (4.35%) Express
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (4.35%) Leaflet
5 1 (4.35%) OpenLayers
5 1 (4.35%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Derivative
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) EMC Centera
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.70%) Microservices
10 2 (8.70%) Migration
10 2 (8.70%) Open Source
10 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
10 2 (8.70%) RDF
10 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) Scala
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Clojure
6 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) SPARQL
7 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SDET
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.35%) Grafana
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.35%) Brocade
1 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
1 1 (4.35%) EMC
1 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) NetApp
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.35%) Splunk
1 1 (4.35%) Syncfusion
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