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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 533 495 500
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 46 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 32
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£470 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.03% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 £38.75 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £32.50 £34.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.66% -6.25%
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
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 October 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
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 +18 24 £500 +21.65% 19
South East -14 13 £400 +4.23% 12
South West -36 3 - - 20
Yorkshire -7 2 £525 +61.53% 3
West Midlands -17 2 £550 - 6
East of England -22 2 £600 - 9
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 6
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 106 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.45%) Java
4 36 (32.73%) Scrum
5 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 32 (29.09%) C#
6 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (26.36%) Linux
8 24 (21.82%) XML
9 23 (20.91%) C++
9 23 (20.91%) .NET
10 21 (19.09%) REST
11 20 (18.18%) SQL
11 20 (18.18%) TDD
12 19 (17.27%) Web Services
12 19 (17.27%) C
12 19 (17.27%) MVC
13 17 (15.45%) Degree
14 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework
14 15 (13.64%) jQuery
14 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
15 14 (12.73%) Ruby
15 14 (12.73%) Open Source
15 14 (12.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (11.82%) HTML
16 13 (11.82%) OO
17 12 (10.91%) Oracle
17 12 (10.91%) JSON
18 11 (10.00%) Spring
18 11 (10.00%) UML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (8.18%) Node.js
2 8 (7.27%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.64%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (1.82%) Modbus
3 2 (1.82%) MQTT
3 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.91%) NFC
4 1 (0.91%) SSH
4 1 (0.91%) 2G
4 1 (0.91%) 2.5G
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) 3G
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.91%) GSM
4 1 (0.91%) UMTS
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.73%) MySQL
3 3 (2.73%) Big Data
3 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQLite
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.91%) HBase
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Subversion
2 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.36%) Maven
4 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.45%) Robolectric
4 6 (5.45%) Calabash
4 6 (5.45%) Ant
5 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.73%) NUnit
7 3 (2.73%) JUnit
7 3 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.82%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.82%) JIRA
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (6.36%) Investment Banking
1 7 (6.36%) Banking
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Front Office
4 3 (2.73%) Automotive
4 3 (2.73%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Avionics
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Military
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) XML
2 23 (20.91%) .NET
3 21 (19.09%) REST
4 19 (17.27%) Web Services
5 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 15 (13.64%) jQuery
5 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (11.82%) HTML
8 12 (10.91%) JSON
9 11 (10.00%) Spring
10 10 (9.09%) CSS
10 10 (9.09%) Middleware
11 9 (8.18%) SOAP
11 9 (8.18%) JMS
12 8 (7.27%) Ajax
13 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (4.55%) WSDL
15 5 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Open Source
2 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.45%) Device Driver
3 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.64%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.82%) Kindle
7 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 2 (1.82%) Derivative
7 2 (1.82%) Wiki
7 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.91%) Physics
8 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Linux
2 11 (10.00%) Android
3 8 (7.27%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Windows
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.82%) CentOS
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.73%) Scrum
4 32 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.18%) TDD
6 19 (17.27%) MVC
7 13 (11.82%) OO
8 11 (10.00%) UML
8 11 (10.00%) SOA
8 11 (10.00%) BDD
9 10 (9.09%) MVVM
9 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.27%) ATDD
11 8 (7.27%) Refactoring
12 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.36%) ETL
13 6 (5.45%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) Java
2 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.09%) C#
4 23 (20.91%) C++
5 20 (18.18%) SQL
6 19 (17.27%) C
7 14 (12.73%) Ruby
8 11 (10.00%) Python
9 9 (8.18%) Embedded C
10 8 (7.27%) PHP
10 8 (7.27%) Objective-C
11 6 (5.45%) Groovy
12 5 (4.55%) XQuery
13 4 (3.64%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.73%) XPath
14 3 (2.73%) Scala
14 3 (2.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.82%) Ada
15 2 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle
2 6 (5.45%) Google
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.64%) ESRI
4 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.82%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) Intel
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.91%) Perforce
6 1 (0.91%) webMethods
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe
6 1 (0.91%) EMC
6 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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