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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 153 74 193
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +119
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 87 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 2.51% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 2.62% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 86 12
Median daily rate £550 £650 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +34.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £482 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +0.47%
Software 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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) BDD
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) QA
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) Scala
9 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 4 (18.18%) JMS
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) Docker
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
10 3 (13.64%) REST
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DWDM
2 1 (4.55%) FCoE
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 2 (9.09%) TestNG
4 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Appium
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Calabash
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) JMS
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) EJB
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) JSP
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) ODBC
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) Servlets
4 2 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) EMC Centera
2 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (9.09%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Scala
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Clojure
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) SPARQL
7 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) R
7 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SDET
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.55%) Grafana
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.09%) Sun
1 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Brocade
2 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) NetApp
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Syncfusion
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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