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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 587 561 522
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 44 49 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 37
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £367 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £499 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.00 £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -4.29%
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -5 18 £453 +13.12% 20
South East -4 13 £375 -8.53% 18
South West -9 7 £325 -28.76% 7
East of England +11 4 £350 - 12
North West - 2 £400 - 6
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 93 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) C++
3 26 (27.08%) C#
4 25 (26.04%) Java
5 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 22 (22.92%) Linux
6 21 (21.88%) C
7 19 (19.79%) TDD
8 18 (18.75%) .NET
9 17 (17.71%) CSS
10 16 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (15.63%) Spring
11 15 (15.63%) Multithreading
12 14 (14.58%) Degree
13 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
13 13 (13.54%) Finance
13 13 (13.54%) HTML
14 12 (12.50%) Scrum
14 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 11 (11.46%) OO
16 10 (10.42%) MVC
16 10 (10.42%) BDD
16 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
16 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
16 10 (10.42%) SDLC
17 9 (9.38%) Node.js
17 9 (9.38%) HTML5

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 9 (9.38%) Node.js
2 4 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) Jetty
3 2 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (1.04%) CICS
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) AdWords
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.04%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) Heroku
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.04%) 3G
4 1 (1.04%) AMQP
4 1 (1.04%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Redis
3 5 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.17%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.04%) DB2
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) SimpleDB
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (7.29%) Subversion
3 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.25%) Maven
5 5 (5.21%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (4.17%) Ant
6 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.17%) Gradle
6 4 (4.17%) Mockito
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) Selenium
8 2 (2.08%) Bower
8 2 (2.08%) CA Gen
8 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.08%) Grunt
8 2 (2.08%) gulp
8 2 (2.08%) JUnit
9 1 (1.04%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Electronics
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Publishing
4 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Avionics
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) .NET
2 17 (17.71%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) Spring
4 13 (13.54%) HTML
5 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.38%) HTML5
6 9 (9.38%) WPF
7 8 (8.33%) LINQ
7 8 (8.33%) REST
8 7 (7.29%) jQuery
9 6 (6.25%) CSS3
9 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.25%) XML
10 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (4.17%) Akka
11 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.17%) UIKit
11 4 (4.17%) Velocity
11 4 (4.17%) Web Services
12 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Contactless
5 2 (2.08%) Derivative
5 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Kindle
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) MPEG
6 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Tandem
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.08%) IRIX
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.79%) TDD
4 15 (15.63%) Multithreading
5 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.50%) Scrum
7 11 (11.46%) OO
8 10 (10.42%) BDD
8 10 (10.42%) MVC
8 10 (10.42%) SDLC
9 8 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.29%) CAD
10 7 (7.29%) Cross-Platform Development
10 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.29%) UML
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.21%) Microservices
12 5 (5.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) C++
2 26 (27.08%) C#
3 25 (26.04%) Java
4 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 21 (21.88%) C
6 9 (9.38%) SQL
7 8 (8.33%) Ada
8 5 (5.21%) Scala
9 4 (4.17%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.17%) Haskell
9 4 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.17%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) Ada 95
10 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.08%) Clojure
10 2 (2.08%) Perl
10 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.04%) Erlang
11 1 (1.04%) Go
11 1 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) IBM
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Perforce
4 1 (1.04%) BEA
4 1 (1.04%) CA
4 1 (1.04%) Google
4 1 (1.04%) Informatica
4 1 (1.04%) Pega
4 1 (1.04%) QNX
4 1 (1.04%) webMethods
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago