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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 530 480 507
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 52 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 38
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£400 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Average hourly rate £35.53 £36.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.50 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £48.00 £44.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.03 £35.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -7.74%
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 30 £429 +6.65% 19
South East -11 10 £400 - 23
East of England -30 3 £350 -22.22% 14
West Midlands - 3 £550 - 2
East Midlands 0 2 - - 2
South West -37 2 £275 -2.65% 9
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 4
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 7
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 111 (95.69%) Software Engineering
2 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.34%) Java
4 39 (33.62%) Scrum
5 37 (31.90%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
6 33 (28.45%) C#
7 32 (27.59%) Linux
8 27 (23.28%) XML
9 26 (22.41%) C
10 25 (21.55%) C++
10 25 (21.55%) .NET
10 25 (21.55%) Degree
11 24 (20.69%) MVC
11 24 (20.69%) REST
12 23 (19.83%) Web Services
13 20 (17.24%) TDD
14 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
14 19 (16.38%) SQL
14 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
14 19 (16.38%) Open Source
15 18 (15.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (14.66%) UML
16 17 (14.66%) jQuery
17 15 (12.93%) OO
18 14 (12.07%) JSON
18 14 (12.07%) MVVM
19 13 (11.21%) Node.js
19 13 (11.21%) Ruby
20 12 (10.34%) Computer Science

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (11.21%) Node.js
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.45%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.45%) Apache
4 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.86%) nginx
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) CICS
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.72%) Simulink
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.72%) RMDS
2 2 (1.72%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.86%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
1 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.45%) SSL
3 3 (2.59%) NFC
4 2 (1.72%) Modbus
4 2 (1.72%) MQTT
4 2 (1.72%) Wireless
5 1 (0.86%) 2G
5 1 (0.86%) 2.5G
5 1 (0.86%) RTSP
5 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.86%) LTE
5 1 (0.86%) DLNA
5 1 (0.86%) 3G
5 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.86%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.86%) GSM
5 1 (0.86%) UMTS
5 1 (0.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.72%) SQLite
4 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) HBase
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Subversion
2 9 (7.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.03%) Maven
5 6 (5.17%) Ant
5 6 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (5.17%) Calabash
6 4 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.59%) JUnit
7 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.59%) NUnit
8 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.72%) Automake
8 2 (1.72%) JIRA
8 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (5.17%) Automotive
1 6 (5.17%) Banking
1 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Electronics
3 4 (3.45%) Front Office
3 4 (3.45%) Avionics
4 3 (2.59%) Military
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.28%) XML
2 25 (21.55%) .NET
3 24 (20.69%) REST
4 23 (19.83%) Web Services
5 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
5 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
6 18 (15.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (14.66%) jQuery
8 14 (12.07%) JSON
9 12 (10.34%) HTML
9 12 (10.34%) Spring
10 10 (8.62%) SOAP
11 9 (7.76%) CSS
11 9 (7.76%) JMS
12 7 (6.03%) Middleware
12 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.17%) Ajax
14 5 (4.31%) HTML5
14 5 (4.31%) WSDL
14 5 (4.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Open Source
2 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (6.90%) Device Driver
5 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.45%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.59%) Handset
7 3 (2.59%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.59%) Firmware
8 2 (1.72%) Derivative
8 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.72%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Android
3 9 (7.76%) UNIX
4 4 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Windows
5 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.72%) CentOS
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (95.69%) Software Engineering
2 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (33.62%) Scrum
4 37 (31.90%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (20.69%) MVC
6 20 (17.24%) TDD
7 17 (14.66%) UML
8 15 (12.93%) OO
9 14 (12.07%) MVVM
10 12 (10.34%) BDD
10 12 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.03%) Test Scripting
13 7 (6.03%) ATDD
13 7 (6.03%) SOA
13 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.17%) Embedded Software Development
14 6 (5.17%) Web Development
15 5 (4.31%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.34%) Java
2 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 33 (28.45%) C#
4 26 (22.41%) C
5 25 (21.55%) C++
6 19 (16.38%) SQL
7 13 (11.21%) Ruby
8 10 (8.62%) PHP
8 10 (8.62%) Python
8 10 (8.62%) Embedded C
9 8 (6.90%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.17%) Groovy
11 5 (4.31%) XQuery
12 4 (3.45%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.45%) Ada
12 4 (3.45%) Scala
13 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (2.59%) XPath
13 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
1 7 (6.03%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Xen
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (2.59%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) Google
3 5 (4.31%) ESRI
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) Intel
5 3 (2.59%) Perforce
5 3 (2.59%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.72%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.86%) Sybase
7 1 (0.86%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.86%) CA
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe
7 1 (0.86%) EMC
7 1 (0.86%) webMethods
7 1 (0.86%) Xamarin