The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 521 431 495
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +64
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 69 72 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 19
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.90 £33.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 27 £450 +12.50% 15
South East -27 16 £353 +23.68% 16
West Midlands -5 11 £425 - 4
South West -12 11 £350 - 6
East of England -31 4 - - 28
North East - 1 £400 -
North West - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - - 2
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 103 (97.17%) Software Engineering
2 34 (32.08%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) .NET
4 30 (28.30%) Scrum
5 29 (27.36%) C#
6 27 (25.47%) Web Services
6 27 (25.47%) MVC
7 26 (24.53%) C++
7 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (23.58%) C
9 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET
10 22 (20.75%) Linux
11 20 (18.87%) XML
11 20 (18.87%) jQuery
11 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
12 19 (17.92%) JSON
12 19 (17.92%) Open Source
12 19 (17.92%) MVVM
12 19 (17.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (16.98%) Node.js
13 18 (16.98%) REST
14 17 (16.04%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (16.04%) Degree
14 17 (16.04%) SQL
14 17 (16.04%) Windows
14 17 (16.04%) OO
15 16 (15.09%) PHP
15 16 (15.09%) TDD

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (16.98%) Node.js
2 8 (7.55%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.94%) Mule
5 1 (0.94%) CICS
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Simulink
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Internet
2 8 (7.55%) HTTP
3 6 (5.66%) LDAP
3 6 (5.66%) DDNS
4 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.77%) IPv4
5 4 (3.77%) IPv6
6 3 (2.83%) RTSP
6 3 (2.83%) DLNA
7 2 (1.89%) WAN
7 2 (1.89%) Broadband
7 2 (1.89%) DSL
7 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.89%) Wireless
7 2 (1.89%) 802.11
7 2 (1.89%) DHCP
7 2 (1.89%) FTP
7 2 (1.89%) DNS
7 2 (1.89%) NFC
8 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) MySQL
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.60%) FitNesse
2 7 (6.60%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.66%) Subversion
4 5 (4.72%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.83%) JIRA
5 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.89%) Trac
6 2 (1.89%) Hudson
6 2 (1.89%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (0.94%) NUnit
7 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.94%) Ant
7 1 (0.94%) JUnit
7 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.94%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (4.72%) Electronics
1 5 (4.72%) Automotive
2 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Avionics
2 2 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (0.94%) Front Office
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) .NET
2 27 (25.47%) Web Services
3 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.87%) XML
4 20 (18.87%) jQuery
4 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
5 19 (17.92%) JSON
5 19 (17.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (16.98%) REST
7 9 (8.49%) J2EE
8 7 (6.60%) Zend Framework
8 7 (6.60%) Middleware
8 7 (6.60%) SOAP
9 6 (5.66%) JMS
9 6 (5.66%) HTML
9 6 (5.66%) Spring
10 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.72%) CSS
11 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.77%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Open Source
2 13 (12.26%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) IPTV
4 3 (2.83%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.83%) DTV
4 3 (2.83%) MPEG
4 3 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.83%) CAN bus
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.89%) Handset
5 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.89%) Wiki
6 1 (0.94%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.94%) VSAM
6 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 17 (16.04%) Windows
3 7 (6.60%) CentOS
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.72%) Android
5 5 (4.72%) UNIX
6 4 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.89%) LynxOS
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Fedora
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (97.17%) Software Engineering
2 30 (28.30%) Scrum
3 27 (25.47%) MVC
4 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.92%) MVVM
7 17 (16.04%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (16.04%) OO
8 16 (15.09%) TDD
9 13 (12.26%) UML
10 12 (11.32%) SOA
10 12 (11.32%) Refactoring
10 12 (11.32%) Multithreading
11 10 (9.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Time Management
12 7 (6.60%) Migration
13 6 (5.66%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (5.66%) BDD
13 6 (5.66%) EAI
13 6 (5.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) Java
2 29 (27.36%) C#
3 26 (24.53%) C++
4 25 (23.58%) C
5 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
6 17 (16.04%) SQL
7 16 (15.09%) PHP
8 8 (7.55%) PHP5
9 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.60%) Python
10 6 (5.66%) Ruby
11 5 (4.72%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.72%) Perl
12 4 (3.77%) Scala
13 3 (2.83%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.89%) Ada
14 2 (1.89%) VC++
14 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.89%) DICOM
3 1 (0.94%) TickIT
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) Varnish
3 2 (1.89%) KVM
3 2 (1.89%) Xen
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Puppet
1 3 (2.83%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Zend
3 6 (5.66%) Business Objects
3 6 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) CA
4 3 (2.83%) Akamai
5 2 (1.89%) Perforce
5 2 (1.89%) VMware
5 2 (1.89%) ESRI
5 2 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.89%) Intel
5 2 (1.89%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.89%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.94%) Altera
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
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