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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 143 138 181
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
Median daily rate £450 £442 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +15.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

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
2819 3054 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2413 3800
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) REST
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 4 (18.18%) Scala
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) Microservices
10 3 (13.64%) Docker
10 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
10 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Ruby

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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Android Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Appium
2 2 (9.09%) Calabash
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Xcode
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
2 2 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) Play Framework
4 2 (9.09%) React
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) XHTML
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Reinsurance
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) Microservices
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Scala
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
7 2 (9.09%) Clojure
7 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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