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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 572 569 524
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 39 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 37
Median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £516 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £41.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +13 19 £488 +13.04% 24
South East -8 9 £368 -0.67% 16
South West +10 5 £300 -40.00% 5
East of England +22 3 £350 - 5
North West -10 2 £465 - 8
North East -56 1 £400 - 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 86 (97.73%) Software Engineering
2 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) C++
3 27 (30.68%) Java
4 23 (26.14%) TDD
5 21 (23.86%) C#
6 20 (22.73%) C
7 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
7 19 (21.59%) Linux
8 15 (17.05%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (12.50%) Scrum
9 11 (12.50%) CSS
9 11 (12.50%) Spring
9 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.36%) SQL
10 10 (11.36%) .NET
11 9 (10.23%) OO
11 9 (10.23%) Windows
11 9 (10.23%) MVC
11 9 (10.23%) Finance
11 9 (10.23%) jQuery
11 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
12 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
12 8 (9.09%) REST
12 8 (9.09%) BDD
12 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
12 8 (9.09%) HTTP
12 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.09%) HTML

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 4 (4.55%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.41%) Mule
2 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.27%) Jetty
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) CICS
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) AdWords
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) Heroku
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) HTTP
1 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) 3G
3 1 (1.14%) AMQP
3 1 (1.14%) ASN.1
3 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Redis
2 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.68%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.14%) DB2
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.82%) JUnit
3 4 (4.55%) Maven
3 4 (4.55%) Mockito
3 4 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.41%) Bower
4 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.41%) Grunt
4 3 (3.41%) gulp
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.27%) CA Gen
5 2 (2.27%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.14%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.14%) GCC
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Electronics
2 6 (6.82%) Publishing
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Avionics
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) CSS
1 11 (12.50%) Spring
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
3 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
3 9 (10.23%) jQuery
4 8 (9.09%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) REST
5 7 (7.95%) Web Services
6 6 (6.82%) WPF
7 5 (5.68%) Node.js
8 4 (4.55%) Akka
8 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.55%) HTML5
8 4 (4.55%) LINQ
8 4 (4.55%) UIKit
8 4 (4.55%) Velocity
8 4 (4.55%) XML
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.55%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Contactless
4 2 (2.27%) Derivative
4 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.14%) CUDA
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) MPEG
5 1 (1.14%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Tandem
5 1 (1.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Android
3 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.68%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.27%) IRIX
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) MVS
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (97.73%) Software Engineering
2 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) TDD
4 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 11 (12.50%) Scrum
5 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.23%) MVC
6 9 (10.23%) OO
7 8 (9.09%) BDD
7 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.95%) SDLC
9 6 (6.82%) UML
9 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.68%) DevOps
10 5 (5.68%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.55%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) C++
2 27 (30.68%) Java
3 21 (23.86%) C#
4 20 (22.73%) C
5 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.36%) SQL
7 7 (7.95%) Ada
8 6 (6.82%) Scala
9 5 (5.68%) Haskell
9 5 (5.68%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.68%) Ruby
10 4 (4.55%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.55%) Perl
11 3 (3.41%) Clojure
11 3 (3.41%) Tcl
12 2 (2.27%) Ada 95
12 2 (2.27%) Go
12 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.27%) Python
13 1 (1.14%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Docker
1 2 (2.27%) etcd
2 1 (1.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Consul
2 1 (1.14%) Graphite
2 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) IBM
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Apigee
3 2 (2.27%) Perforce
4 1 (1.14%) ATG
4 1 (1.14%) BEA
4 1 (1.14%) CA
4 1 (1.14%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) hybris
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica
4 1 (1.14%) Pega
4 1 (1.14%) Percussion
4 1 (1.14%) QNX
4 1 (1.14%) webMethods
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