The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 503 476 486
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 63 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 29
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£400 £402 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £362 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +34.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Average hourly rate £36.25 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.03 £34.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.83 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.10% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 35 £400 -0.49% 23
South East -16 11 £390 -2.50% 13
South West - 8 £375 - 13
East of England -24 3 £350 -12.50% 8
East Midlands +3 2 - - 3
West Midlands -19 2 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 125 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 38 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (27.69%) Scrum
3 36 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.92%) C#
5 34 (26.15%) Linux
5 34 (26.15%) Java
6 33 (25.38%) C++
7 32 (24.62%) C
8 30 (23.08%) .NET
9 29 (22.31%) Web Services
9 29 (22.31%) MVC
9 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET
11 24 (18.46%) XML
11 24 (18.46%) REST
12 23 (17.69%) .NET Framework
13 22 (16.92%) Degree
13 22 (16.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (16.15%) Open Source
14 21 (16.15%) jQuery
15 20 (15.38%) OO
16 19 (14.62%) PHP
16 19 (14.62%) TDD
17 18 (13.85%) JSON
17 18 (13.85%) UML
17 18 (13.85%) MVVM
17 18 (13.85%) Node.js
18 16 (12.31%) Dependency Injection
19 13 (10.00%) Android

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.85%) Node.js
2 8 (6.15%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.54%) IIS
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.77%) nginx
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.77%) CICS
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) Simulink
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) RMDS
1 2 (1.54%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.77%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.62%) HTTP
3 5 (3.85%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) RTSP
4 3 (2.31%) NFC
4 3 (2.31%) DLNA
5 2 (1.54%) Modbus
5 2 (1.54%) Wireless
5 2 (1.54%) FTP
6 1 (0.77%) LTE
6 1 (0.77%) 3G
6 1 (0.77%) 802.11
6 1 (0.77%) DSL
6 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.77%) DNS
6 1 (0.77%) IPv4
6 1 (0.77%) IPv6
6 1 (0.77%) SAN
6 1 (0.77%) Broadband
6 1 (0.77%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) MySQL
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.77%) SQLite
5 1 (0.77%) DB2
5 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.77%) HBase
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.15%) Subversion
2 8 (6.15%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (5.38%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (4.62%) Calabash
5 5 (3.85%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.08%) Maven
6 4 (3.08%) NUnit
6 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.31%) JIRA
8 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.54%) Ant
8 2 (1.54%) JUnit
8 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.54%) Automake
8 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.77%) Grunt
General
1 7 (5.38%) Electronics
1 7 (5.38%) Automotive
2 5 (3.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Banking
2 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Avionics
4 3 (2.31%) Military
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Front Office
5 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.08%) .NET
2 29 (22.31%) Web Services
3 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 24 (18.46%) XML
4 24 (18.46%) REST
5 23 (17.69%) .NET Framework
6 22 (16.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 21 (16.15%) jQuery
8 18 (13.85%) JSON
9 10 (7.69%) HTML
10 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (6.15%) CSS
12 7 (5.38%) Spring
13 6 (4.62%) SOAP
13 6 (4.62%) Middleware
14 5 (3.85%) WCF
14 5 (3.85%) WPF
14 5 (3.85%) Zend Framework
14 5 (3.85%) HTML5
15 4 (3.08%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Open Source
2 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.38%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.31%) Handset
5 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.31%) IPTV
5 3 (2.31%) MPEG
5 3 (2.31%) DTV
5 3 (2.31%) CAN bus
5 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.31%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.31%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.54%) Firmware
6 2 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) W3C
7 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.15%) Linux
2 13 (10.00%) Android
3 9 (6.92%) Windows
4 8 (6.15%) UNIX
5 7 (5.38%) CentOS
6 5 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.54%) Debian
9 1 (0.77%) Fedora
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 38 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (27.69%) Scrum
4 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.31%) MVC
5 20 (15.38%) OO
6 19 (14.62%) TDD
7 18 (13.85%) UML
7 18 (13.85%) MVVM
8 16 (12.31%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (9.23%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.69%) BDD
10 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.92%) Refactoring
12 8 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.15%) Time Management
13 7 (5.38%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.38%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (5.38%) SOA
13 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 35 (26.92%) C#
3 34 (26.15%) Java
4 33 (25.38%) C++
5 32 (24.62%) C
6 19 (14.62%) PHP
7 12 (9.23%) Python
8 11 (8.46%) Ruby
8 11 (8.46%) SQL
9 7 (5.38%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.38%) PHP5
9 7 (5.38%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.62%) Groovy
11 5 (3.85%) Perl
12 4 (3.08%) Ada
12 4 (3.08%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.31%) Scala
14 2 (1.54%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.54%) XQuery
14 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) DO-178B
2 6 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Varnish
2 2 (1.54%) Xen
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Puppet
1 4 (3.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.77%) Oozie
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle
2 5 (3.85%) Zend
3 3 (2.31%) Akamai
3 3 (2.31%) Xilinx
3 3 (2.31%) CA
3 3 (2.31%) Intel
3 3 (2.31%) Perforce
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.54%) JBoss
4 2 (1.54%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.77%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco
5 1 (0.77%) IBM
5 1 (0.77%) Sybase
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe
5 1 (0.77%) HP
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