The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 539 501 451
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 52 66 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 28
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£413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Average hourly rate £38.00 £38.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.15 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +8.66%
Senior Software Engineer
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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
46799 45973 39698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.47% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28978 28720 23273
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1876 2044
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South West +11 16 £413 +17.85% 8
London +5 16 £428 -5.00% 22
South East -33 12 £410 +16.31% 25
East of England +13 2 £350 +7.69% 15
North East -7 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 3
West Midlands -19 1 - - 8
North West - 1 - - 6
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 85 (95.51%) Software Engineering
2 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.33%) HTML
4 32 (35.96%) Java
5 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
6 28 (31.46%) C
6 28 (31.46%) HTML5
7 25 (28.09%) Linux
8 23 (25.84%) C++
9 20 (22.47%) C#
9 20 (22.47%) UML
10 18 (20.22%) Web Services
10 18 (20.22%) .NET
10 18 (20.22%) jQuery
10 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
11 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
11 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (16.85%) CSS
13 14 (15.73%) XML
13 14 (15.73%) REST
13 14 (15.73%) Mentoring
14 13 (14.61%) MySQL
14 13 (14.61%) PHP
14 13 (14.61%) TDD
15 12 (13.48%) JSON
15 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
16 11 (12.36%) Oracle
16 11 (12.36%) Apache
16 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
16 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (12.36%) Apache
2 10 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.11%) JBoss
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.74%) MQSeries
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.25%) WordPress
6 2 (2.25%) Node.js
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) HTTP
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.25%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.12%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) SNMP
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Informix
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.24%) JUnit
3 10 (11.24%) Subversion
3 10 (11.24%) PHPUnit
4 8 (8.99%) JIRA
5 7 (7.87%) Selenium
5 7 (7.87%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (6.74%) Ant
7 5 (5.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (5.62%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.25%) Maven
8 2 (2.25%) Toad
9 1 (1.12%) Introscope
9 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.12%) Gradle
General
1 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 7 (7.87%) Automotive
4 5 (5.62%) Avionics
5 3 (3.37%) Electronics
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 2 (2.25%) Games
6 2 (2.25%) Military
6 2 (2.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) HTML
2 28 (31.46%) HTML5
3 18 (20.22%) jQuery
3 18 (20.22%) .NET
3 18 (20.22%) Web Services
4 15 (16.85%) CSS
5 14 (15.73%) XML
5 14 (15.73%) REST
6 12 (13.48%) JSON
7 10 (11.24%) Zend Framework
7 10 (11.24%) Spring
7 10 (11.24%) Doctrine
8 9 (10.11%) CSS3
8 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.99%) SOAP
10 7 (7.87%) RESTful
10 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.62%) J2EE
11 5 (5.62%) PhoneGap
11 5 (5.62%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (6.74%) Smartcard
2 6 (6.74%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.49%) Open Source
3 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Xbox
5 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.25%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.25%) STB
5 2 (2.25%) IPTV
5 2 (2.25%) Chromecast
5 2 (2.25%) Apple TV
5 2 (2.25%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) CentOS
3 9 (10.11%) Windows
4 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) Android
6 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.25%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (95.51%) Software Engineering
2 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.47%) UML
4 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.73%) Mentoring
6 13 (14.61%) TDD
7 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.36%) BDD
8 10 (11.24%) Embedded Software Development
8 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
8 10 (11.24%) MVC
9 9 (10.11%) SOA
9 9 (10.11%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.74%) OOP
12 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.62%) Mobile Development
13 4 (4.49%) Multithreading
13 4 (4.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.46%) C
4 23 (25.84%) C++
5 20 (22.47%) C#
6 13 (14.61%) PHP
7 10 (11.24%) SQL
8 7 (7.87%) Python
8 7 (7.87%) Ruby
9 6 (6.74%) Embedded C
10 5 (5.62%) Ada
11 3 (3.37%) Groovy
12 2 (2.25%) Delphi
13 1 (1.12%) VC++
13 1 (1.12%) Scala
13 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.12%) Go
13 1 (1.12%) XQuery
13 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) JTAG
2 1 (1.12%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Snort
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.12%) GPFS
1 1 (1.12%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.25%) Netcool
1 2 (2.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.12%) Oozie
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Zend
3 5 (5.62%) Talend
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.25%) Apple
5 2 (2.25%) Roku
6 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.12%) QNX
6 1 (1.12%) Perforce
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.12%) Compuware
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Renesas
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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