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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
London / City of London
Rank 63 92 126
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +34
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 98 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.32% 1.95% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.29% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 50
Median daily rate £506 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £650 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 133 (69.27%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 78 (40.63%) TDD
4 75 (39.06%) Java
5 71 (36.98%) Scrum
6 58 (30.21%) HTML
7 55 (28.65%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (27.08%) BDD
9 51 (26.56%) Git (software)
10 50 (26.04%) SQL
11 44 (22.92%) CSS
12 43 (22.40%) Web Services
13 39 (20.31%) Finance
13 39 (20.31%) MongoDB
13 39 (20.31%) Scala
14 38 (19.79%) HTML5
14 38 (19.79%) AngularJS
15 35 (18.23%) Node.js
15 35 (18.23%) QA
16 34 (17.71%) Degree
17 33 (17.19%) Kanban
18 32 (16.67%) REST
19 31 (16.15%) C#
20 30 (15.63%) Linux
21 29 (15.10%) MVC
21 29 (15.10%) DevOps
22 28 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (14.58%) .NET
22 28 (14.58%) Front End Development
23 27 (14.06%) Banking

Software Engineering
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 12 (6.25%) Confluence
2 9 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.08%) Apache
3 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) nginx
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.21%) TestFlight
4 6 (3.13%) GitHub
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.52%) Slack
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.77%) HTTP
2 4 (2.08%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) AMQP
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) LAN
3 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.04%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) DSL
4 1 (0.52%) DWDM
4 1 (0.52%) FCoE
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) SSH
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) MongoDB
2 26 (13.54%) Big Data
3 24 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (9.90%) SQL Server
5 17 (8.85%) MySQL
6 15 (7.81%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
8 12 (6.25%) CouchDB
9 10 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (5.21%) SQLite
10 9 (4.69%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.13%) Neo4j
11 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.08%) VLDB
14 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.56%) Redis
14 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.46%) JIRA
3 17 (8.85%) Jenkins
4 16 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 14 (7.29%) Gradle
6 13 (6.77%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.69%) JUnit
8 8 (4.17%) Grunt
8 8 (4.17%) gulp
8 8 (4.17%) Selenium
9 7 (3.65%) Mocha
10 6 (3.13%) Subversion
10 6 (3.13%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.60%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.60%) Maven
11 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 39 (20.31%) Finance
2 27 (14.06%) Banking
3 13 (6.77%) Retail
4 9 (4.69%) Marketing
5 6 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.60%) Advertising
6 5 (2.60%) Billing
6 5 (2.60%) Front Office
7 3 (1.56%) Games
7 3 (1.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (59.38%) Developer
2 34 (17.71%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.46%) Full Stack Developer
4 21 (10.94%) Software Engineer
5 16 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 15 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.73%) C++ Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.21%) iOS Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Senior iOS Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Agile Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Angular Developer
10 9 (4.69%) HTML Developer
11 7 (3.65%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Developer in Test
11 7 (3.65%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Tester
12 6 (3.13%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.21%) HTML
2 44 (22.92%) CSS
3 43 (22.40%) Web Services
4 38 (19.79%) AngularJS
4 38 (19.79%) HTML5
5 35 (18.23%) Node.js
6 32 (16.67%) REST
7 28 (14.58%) .NET
8 22 (11.46%) Dropwizard
9 21 (10.94%) React
10 16 (8.33%) Hystrix
10 16 (8.33%) Scalatra
11 15 (7.81%) Play Framework
12 14 (7.29%) Akka
12 14 (7.29%) Kafka
13 12 (6.25%) ASP.NET
13 12 (6.25%) RESTful
13 12 (6.25%) SOAP
14 11 (5.73%) JSON
14 11 (5.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.02%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.77%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.69%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.17%) User Experience
7 7 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.65%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.08%) Equities
8 4 (2.08%) Fintech
8 4 (2.08%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.08%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (2.08%) Statistics
8 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.63%) Linux
2 26 (13.54%) Unix
3 22 (11.46%) Apple iOS
4 15 (7.81%) Windows
5 13 (6.77%) Android
6 5 (2.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) CentOS
10 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (69.27%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (40.63%) TDD
3 71 (36.98%) Scrum
4 55 (28.65%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (27.08%) BDD
6 33 (17.19%) Kanban
7 29 (15.10%) DevOps
7 29 (15.10%) MVC
8 28 (14.58%) Front End Development
9 24 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
10 23 (11.98%) Unit Testing
11 21 (10.94%) Microservices
11 21 (10.94%) SOLID
11 21 (10.94%) Web Development
12 20 (10.42%) Automated Testing
13 19 (9.90%) Pair Programming
14 17 (8.85%) Refactoring
14 17 (8.85%) SOA
15 16 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 75 (39.06%) Java
3 50 (26.04%) SQL
4 39 (20.31%) Scala
5 31 (16.15%) C#
6 20 (10.42%) C++
6 20 (10.42%) Python
7 14 (7.29%) Objective-C
8 12 (6.25%) Apple Swift
9 11 (5.73%) Ruby
10 8 (4.17%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.60%) ES6
12 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.08%) Groovy
13 4 (2.08%) Perl
13 4 (2.08%) R
13 4 (2.08%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.23%) QA
2 8 (4.17%) SDET
3 6 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) MiFID
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Docker
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.04%) oVirt
3 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) HDFS
4 1 (0.52%) SRDF
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) Ansible
2 3 (1.56%) Mesos
2 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.04%) Oozie
3 2 (1.04%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.52%) Grafana
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.52%) logstash
4 1 (0.52%) Marathon
4 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (8.33%) New Relic
2 15 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.25%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) WorldPay
4 4 (2.08%) Siebel
5 3 (1.56%) Adobe
5 3 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.56%) Google
5 3 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.56%) Tableau
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.04%) Sybase
6 2 (1.04%) Teradata
7 1 (0.52%) ATG
7 1 (0.52%) Brocade
7 1 (0.52%) EMC
7 1 (0.52%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) NetApp
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
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