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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
London / City of London
Rank 69 101 129
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +28
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 84 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.88% 1.56% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 47
Median daily rate £513 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £384 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £605 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.00%

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
2475 2782 4250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.85% 86.91% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1965 2201 3312
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 31
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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.

1 123 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.01%) JavaScript
3 78 (41.94%) TDD
4 77 (41.40%) Java
5 57 (30.65%) Scrum
6 53 (28.49%) HTML
7 52 (27.96%) BDD
8 51 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (26.88%) Git (software)
10 43 (23.12%) SQL
11 40 (21.51%) CSS
12 38 (20.43%) Finance
13 37 (19.89%) MongoDB
14 36 (19.35%) Web Services
15 35 (18.82%) HTML5
15 35 (18.82%) REST
16 33 (17.74%) AngularJS
17 32 (17.20%) Scala
18 31 (16.67%) Kanban
18 31 (16.67%) Linux
18 31 (16.67%) QA
19 29 (15.59%) C#
19 29 (15.59%) Node.js
20 28 (15.05%) Microservices
21 27 (14.52%) MVC
21 27 (14.52%) Degree
22 26 (13.98%) .NET
22 26 (13.98%) DevOps
23 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (13.44%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (7.53%) Confluence
2 9 (4.84%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.69%) Apache
4 3 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.54%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.84%) TestFlight
4 6 (3.23%) GitHub
5 5 (2.69%) Slack
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.08%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.54%) Heroku
7 1 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) AMQP
3 2 (1.08%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) LAN
3 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) DSL
4 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.54%) SSH
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.89%) MongoDB
2 23 (12.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (9.68%) MySQL
4 17 (9.14%) Big Data
5 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.99%) NoSQL
7 12 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.91%) CouchDB
9 9 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (4.84%) SQLite
10 8 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.23%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.23%) Neo4j
11 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.15%) VLDB
13 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.61%) Redis
13 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.83%) JIRA
3 21 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.14%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.45%) IntelliJ
5 12 (6.45%) JUnit
6 11 (5.91%) Grunt
6 11 (5.91%) gulp
7 10 (5.38%) Jasmine
8 8 (4.30%) Gradle
8 8 (4.30%) Selenium
9 7 (3.76%) Mocha
10 6 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.69%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.69%) Subversion
11 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.15%) Android Studio
12 4 (2.15%) Appium
12 4 (2.15%) Mockito
12 4 (2.15%) webpack
General
1 38 (20.43%) Finance
2 25 (13.44%) Banking
3 11 (5.91%) Retail
4 5 (2.69%) Advertising
4 5 (2.69%) Billing
4 5 (2.69%) Front Office
5 4 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.61%) Games
6 3 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (60.22%) Developer
2 38 (20.43%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.22%) Software Engineer
4 18 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Scala Developer
6 14 (7.53%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.91%) C++ Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.84%) HTML Developer
10 9 (4.84%) iOS Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Senior iOS Developer
12 7 (3.76%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.23%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.23%) Developer in Test
13 6 (3.23%) Java Scala Developer
13 6 (3.23%) Unix Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.49%) HTML
2 40 (21.51%) CSS
3 36 (19.35%) Web Services
4 35 (18.82%) HTML5
4 35 (18.82%) REST
5 33 (17.74%) AngularJS
6 29 (15.59%) Node.js
7 26 (13.98%) .NET
8 19 (10.22%) Dropwizard
8 19 (10.22%) React
9 15 (8.06%) Akka
10 14 (7.53%) Kafka
11 13 (6.99%) Hystrix
11 13 (6.99%) Scalatra
12 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET
12 12 (6.45%) JSON
12 12 (6.45%) Play Framework
13 11 (5.91%) SOAP
13 11 (5.91%) Spring
14 10 (5.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.91%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.69%) User Experience
8 4 (2.15%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.61%) NHS
10 2 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.08%) Fintech
10 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.08%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Replication
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.67%) Linux
2 25 (13.44%) Unix
3 23 (12.37%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.53%) Android
5 13 (6.99%) Windows
6 6 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.69%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.15%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.94%) TDD
3 57 (30.65%) Scrum
4 52 (27.96%) BDD
5 51 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (16.67%) Kanban
7 28 (15.05%) Microservices
8 27 (14.52%) MVC
9 26 (13.98%) DevOps
10 23 (12.37%) Front End Development
11 22 (11.83%) E-Commerce
12 21 (11.29%) Unit Testing
13 19 (10.22%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.22%) Web Development
14 17 (9.14%) Pair Programming
14 17 (9.14%) SOLID
15 16 (8.60%) Coaching
16 14 (7.53%) Open Source
16 14 (7.53%) Refactoring
16 14 (7.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (43.01%) JavaScript
2 77 (41.40%) Java
3 43 (23.12%) SQL
4 32 (17.20%) Scala
5 29 (15.59%) C#
6 19 (10.22%) C++
7 15 (8.06%) Python
8 12 (6.45%) Apple Swift
8 12 (6.45%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.38%) Ruby
10 8 (4.30%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.76%) Groovy
12 5 (2.69%) ES6
12 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.15%) R
13 4 (2.15%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.61%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.61%) Go
14 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (14.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) SDET
3 6 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.61%) PMO
5 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (10.75%) Docker
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.54%) oVirt
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Ansible
2 3 (1.61%) Mesos
3 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.08%) Oozie
3 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.54%) Marathon
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft
1 13 (6.99%) New Relic
2 12 (6.45%) Oracle
2 12 (6.45%) WorldPay
3 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.15%) Siebel
5 3 (1.61%) Adobe
5 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.08%) Google
6 2 (1.08%) Sybase
6 2 (1.08%) Teradata
7 1 (0.54%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.54%) ATG
7 1 (0.54%) Cadence
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Tableau
7 1 (0.54%) Talend
7 1 (0.54%) VMware
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