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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
UK / England
Rank 510 572 547
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 62 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.094% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.099% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 17
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £326 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00

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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +27 42 £450 -5.26% 15
South East +17 10 £345 -8.91% 14
South West +11 5 - - 9
North West +10 2 - - 4
East Midlands - 2 £313 - 2
East of England -7 1 £388 - 6
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 112 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 56 (47.06%) Java
3 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (31.09%) C++
5 35 (29.41%) C
6 33 (27.73%) Linux
7 32 (26.89%) C#
7 32 (26.89%) SQL
8 30 (25.21%) Python
9 26 (21.85%) TCP/IP
10 24 (20.17%) JavaScript
11 23 (19.33%) HTTP
11 23 (19.33%) Open Source
12 22 (18.49%) Perl
12 22 (18.49%) Unix
13 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (15.13%) Windows
14 18 (15.13%) Scrum
14 18 (15.13%) Spring
15 17 (14.29%) TDD
16 16 (13.45%) Multithreading
16 16 (13.45%) HTML
17 15 (12.61%) .NET
18 14 (11.76%) XML
18 14 (11.76%) SSL
18 14 (11.76%) BDD
19 13 (10.92%) Scala
19 13 (10.92%) Internet
19 13 (10.92%) Shell Script
19 13 (10.92%) CSS

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 12 (10.08%) nginx
2 11 (9.24%) Apache
3 7 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.20%) CMS
4 5 (4.20%) Confluence
5 4 (3.36%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.52%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.84%) JBoss
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.68%) GitHub
7 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.85%) TCP/IP
2 23 (19.33%) HTTP
3 14 (11.76%) SSL
4 13 (10.92%) Internet
5 6 (5.04%) BGP
5 6 (5.04%) DNS
6 5 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.52%) IPv4
7 3 (2.52%) IPv6
8 2 (1.68%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.68%) DVB
8 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.84%) Broadband
9 1 (0.84%) IGMP
9 1 (0.84%) MQTT
9 1 (0.84%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.40%) MySQL
3 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.88%) Big Data
4 7 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.36%) Impala
6 4 (3.36%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.36%) Riak
7 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.84%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.84%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.56%) Subversion
4 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 8 (6.72%) JUnit
5 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.36%) Maven
7 3 (2.52%) Ant
7 3 (2.52%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.68%) webpack
9 1 (0.84%) GDB
General
1 6 (5.04%) Retail
2 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.52%) Automotive
2 3 (2.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Military
2 3 (2.52%) Publishing
3 2 (1.68%) Avionics
3 2 (1.68%) Electronics
3 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) Spring
2 16 (13.45%) HTML
3 15 (12.61%) .NET
4 14 (11.76%) XML
5 13 (10.92%) CSS
6 10 (8.40%) Hibernate
6 10 (8.40%) Node.js
7 9 (7.56%) JMS
7 9 (7.56%) REST
7 9 (7.56%) Web Services
8 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.72%) RESTful
9 7 (5.88%) jQuery
9 7 (5.88%) JSON
10 6 (5.04%) HTML5
10 6 (5.04%) Java EE
10 6 (5.04%) POSIX
10 6 (5.04%) Qt
11 5 (4.20%) Kafka
11 5 (4.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.04%) PKI
3 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.20%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.52%) Replication
5 3 (2.52%) Wiki
6 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.84%) BBC
7 1 (0.84%) BeagleBone
7 1 (0.84%) Blog
7 1 (0.84%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.84%) MPEG
7 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) Linux
2 22 (18.49%) Unix
3 18 (15.13%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) CentOS
4 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.33%) Open Source
4 18 (15.13%) Scrum
5 17 (14.29%) TDD
6 16 (13.45%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.76%) BDD
8 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.08%) OO
9 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.56%) MVC
10 8 (6.72%) DevOps
10 8 (6.72%) Kanban
10 8 (6.72%) Microservices
11 7 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (5.88%) UML
12 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.04%) Load Testing
12 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) Java
2 37 (31.09%) C++
3 35 (29.41%) C
4 32 (26.89%) C#
4 32 (26.89%) SQL
5 30 (25.21%) Python
6 24 (20.17%) JavaScript
7 22 (18.49%) Perl
8 13 (10.92%) Scala
8 13 (10.92%) Shell Script
9 10 (8.40%) PHP
10 8 (6.72%) Ada
11 6 (5.04%) Ruby
11 6 (5.04%) Tcl
11 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
12 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.36%) R
14 3 (2.52%) Haskell
14 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.40%) Degree
3 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.68%) HND
5 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) Graphite
2 4 (3.36%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.36%) Terraform
3 3 (2.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Grafana
4 1 (0.84%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
1 11 (9.24%) Oracle
2 3 (2.52%) Adobe
3 2 (1.68%) ATG
4 1 (0.84%) Apple
4 1 (0.84%) BEA
4 1 (0.84%) BMC
4 1 (0.84%) Demandware
4 1 (0.84%) Google
4 1 (0.84%) hybris
4 1 (0.84%) Informatica
4 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.84%) QNX
4 1 (0.84%) Remedy
4 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.84%) webMethods
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