The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 547 556 585
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 61 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £349 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £39.40 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £46.50 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.32%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the England region.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the England region.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 28 £470 +7.42% 22
South East +28 16 £360 -15.29% 15
South West +9 10 £375 - 10
North West 0 3 £425 - 5
East of England +4 2 - - 6
West Midlands -20 2 £360 - 5
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 100 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 49 (46.67%) Java
3 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (30.48%) C#
5 30 (28.57%) C++
6 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
6 26 (24.76%) TDD
7 23 (21.90%) C
8 22 (20.95%) Python
8 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (19.05%) BDD
9 20 (19.05%) Windows
9 20 (19.05%) Linux
9 20 (19.05%) SQL
10 19 (18.10%) HTTP
11 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
11 17 (16.19%) OO
11 17 (16.19%) Perl
11 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (15.24%) .NET
12 16 (15.24%) Web Services
13 14 (13.33%) XML
13 14 (13.33%) HTML
13 14 (13.33%) Scrum
13 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (12.38%) Docker
14 13 (12.38%) Node.js
14 13 (12.38%) JUnit
14 13 (12.38%) MongoDB
14 13 (12.38%) NoSQL

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.67%) Apache
3 6 (5.71%) nginx
4 5 (4.76%) Confluence
4 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.81%) CMS
5 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.86%) JBoss
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.81%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (3.81%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.86%) GitHub
6 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.90%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
7 1 (0.95%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.10%) HTTP
2 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.67%) Internet
4 6 (5.71%) SSL
5 2 (1.90%) BGP
5 2 (1.90%) DNS
5 2 (1.90%) DVB
5 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.95%) Broadband
6 1 (0.95%) IPv4
6 1 (0.95%) IPv6
6 1 (0.95%) MQTT
6 1 (0.95%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) MongoDB
1 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.62%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.67%) Big Data
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.86%) Redis
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.90%) Impala
8 2 (1.90%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.90%) Riak
8 2 (1.90%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) JUnit
2 12 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.52%) JIRA
5 8 (7.62%) Subversion
6 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.81%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.81%) Maven
7 4 (3.81%) Mockito
7 4 (3.81%) Selenium
7 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.90%) Ant
9 2 (1.90%) Calabash
9 2 (1.90%) Hudson
9 2 (1.90%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.90%) Robotium
9 2 (1.90%) RSpec
General
1 5 (4.76%) Retail
2 4 (3.81%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.86%) Automotive
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Military
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.95%) Publishing
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) .NET
1 16 (15.24%) Web Services
2 14 (13.33%) HTML
2 14 (13.33%) XML
3 13 (12.38%) Node.js
4 12 (11.43%) REST
4 12 (11.43%) RESTful
5 11 (10.48%) CSS
5 11 (10.48%) JSON
5 11 (10.48%) Spring
6 8 (7.62%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.62%) jQuery
7 7 (6.67%) HTML5
8 5 (4.76%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.76%) Qt
9 4 (3.81%) ELK Stack
9 4 (3.81%) React
9 4 (3.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 5 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.76%) User Experience
5 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.81%) Wiki
6 2 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
6 2 (1.90%) Streaming Media
6 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) BBC
7 1 (0.95%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.95%) MPEG
7 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.05%) Linux
1 20 (19.05%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Unix
3 5 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.95%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.76%) TDD
4 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (19.05%) BDD
6 17 (16.19%) OO
7 14 (13.33%) Scrum
8 12 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (11.43%) Multithreading
8 12 (11.43%) Open Source
9 10 (9.52%) Microservices
10 9 (8.57%) DevOps
10 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.62%) Embedded Software Development
12 7 (6.67%) Coaching
12 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.67%) MVC
12 7 (6.67%) Pair Programming
12 7 (6.67%) SDLC
12 7 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.67%) Java
2 32 (30.48%) C#
3 30 (28.57%) C++
4 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
5 23 (21.90%) C
6 22 (20.95%) Python
7 20 (19.05%) SQL
8 17 (16.19%) Perl
9 13 (12.38%) Scala
10 7 (6.67%) PHP
10 7 (6.67%) Ruby
11 6 (5.71%) Ada
11 6 (5.71%) Tcl
12 5 (4.76%) R
13 4 (3.81%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) MISRA
3 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.81%) Graphite
2 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Grafana
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.90%) Kibana
4 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.95%) logstash
5 1 (0.95%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) Apigee
4 2 (1.90%) New Relic
4 2 (1.90%) Splunk
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.95%) Demandware
5 1 (0.95%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.95%) Perforce
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) webMethods
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