The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 138 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 51 111 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 1.83% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.36% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 94
Average daily rate
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£489 £450 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Software Engineering
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the City of London region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the City of London region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 72 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.30%) Java
3 44 (32.84%) TDD
4 35 (26.12%) JavaScript
5 34 (25.37%) Scrum
6 33 (24.63%) Linux
7 32 (23.88%) HTML
7 32 (23.88%) Git (software)
8 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (23.13%) SQL
9 28 (20.90%) C#
9 28 (20.90%) OO
9 28 (20.90%) Python
10 25 (18.66%) Web Services
10 25 (18.66%) .NET
10 25 (18.66%) Degree
10 25 (18.66%) MongoDB
11 24 (17.91%) REST
11 24 (17.91%) Finance
12 21 (15.67%) BDD
12 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
13 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
14 19 (14.18%) CSS
15 18 (13.43%) XML
15 18 (13.43%) UNIX
15 18 (13.43%) HTML5
16 17 (12.69%) Apple iOS
16 17 (12.69%) Banking
17 16 (11.94%) Subversion
17 16 (11.94%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.97%) Node.js
3 7 (5.22%) Apache
4 5 (3.73%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.73%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.99%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.49%) CMS
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.49%) WordPress
7 2 (1.49%) Confluence
7 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.49%) SAS
7 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) DNN
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.49%) ElastiCache
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) HTTP
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
3 4 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (1.49%) IPsec
4 2 (1.49%) VPN
4 2 (1.49%) MPLS
4 2 (1.49%) BGP
5 1 (0.75%) DHCP
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) SNMP
5 1 (0.75%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) MongoDB
2 16 (11.94%) MySQL
3 15 (11.19%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.45%) Big Data
5 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.96%) Hadoop
6 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.99%) SQLite
8 4 (2.99%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.99%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.24%) Redis
9 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.24%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 32 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.94%) Subversion
4 10 (7.46%) JIRA
4 10 (7.46%) Selenium
4 10 (7.46%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.72%) JUnit
6 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.48%) Xcode
6 6 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.48%) Maven
7 5 (3.73%) NUnit
7 5 (3.73%) Hudson
7 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.99%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.24%) Ant
9 3 (2.24%) MSI
9 3 (2.24%) Mockito
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Banking
3 10 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.22%) Front Office
5 6 (4.48%) Publishing
5 6 (4.48%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Automotive
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (51.49%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Software Engineer
4 9 (6.72%) Architect
4 9 (6.72%) iOS Developer
5 7 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Analyst
6 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.73%) C++ Developer
8 4 (2.99%) C# Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.24%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) HTML
2 25 (18.66%) .NET
2 25 (18.66%) Web Services
3 24 (17.91%) REST
4 19 (14.18%) CSS
5 18 (13.43%) XML
5 18 (13.43%) HTML5
6 16 (11.94%) RESTful
7 14 (10.45%) Hibernate
7 14 (10.45%) Spring
8 12 (8.96%) JSON
8 12 (8.96%) jQuery
9 11 (8.21%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.46%) CSS3
10 10 (7.46%) SOAP
11 7 (5.22%) J2EE
12 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.99%) JSP
12 4 (2.99%) Java EE
12 4 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.94%) Open Source
3 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Physics
4 6 (4.48%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.99%) Derivative
5 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.99%) Clustering
6 3 (2.24%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.24%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.49%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.49%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.49%) W3C
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Linux
2 18 (13.43%) UNIX
3 17 (12.69%) Apple iOS
4 15 (11.19%) Windows
5 9 (6.72%) Android
6 8 (5.97%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.22%) Debian
8 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.75%) VMS
11 1 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.84%) TDD
3 34 (25.37%) Scrum
4 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.90%) OO
6 21 (15.67%) BDD
7 14 (10.45%) DevOps
8 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.46%) Multithreading
9 10 (7.46%) Analytics
9 10 (7.46%) iOS Development
9 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (5.97%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.97%) Web Design
10 8 (5.97%) SOA
11 7 (5.22%) OOD
11 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.22%) Pair Programming
11 7 (5.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.30%) Java
2 35 (26.12%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.13%) SQL
4 28 (20.90%) C#
4 28 (20.90%) Python
5 13 (9.70%) C++
5 13 (9.70%) Scala
6 10 (7.46%) Ruby
7 9 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.72%) Perl
8 8 (5.97%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.22%) PHP
9 7 (5.22%) C
10 4 (2.99%) Haskell
11 3 (2.24%) Groovy
12 2 (1.49%) XAML
12 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.49%) Golang
12 2 (1.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) ISEB
3 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.49%) JNCIP
4 2 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) WAI
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) Puppet
2 9 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.22%) DigitalOcean
4 6 (4.48%) Adobe
5 4 (2.99%) Splunk
6 2 (1.49%) Twitter
6 2 (1.49%) HP
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco
6 2 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Perforce
7 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.75%) Teradata
7 1 (0.75%) Telerik
7 1 (0.75%) Mantas
7 1 (0.75%) Google
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