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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 578 573 582
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 46 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 35
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +23.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £37.03
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +12.08%
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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +4 23 £500 +16.27% 31
North West +11 6 £420 +5.00% 1
South East +4 5 £393 +6.08% 11
West Midlands -33 4 £362 +3.42% 4
South West +6 3 £350 -6.66% 12
East of England +7 2 - - 8
Yorkshire +12 1 £430 +7.50% 9
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 83 (97.65%) Software Engineering
2 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (42.35%) Java
4 28 (32.94%) C++
4 28 (32.94%) TDD
5 21 (24.71%) C#
5 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
6 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (20.00%) BDD
7 17 (20.00%) C
7 17 (20.00%) Web Services
8 15 (17.65%) Scrum
9 14 (16.47%) Linux
10 13 (15.29%) Windows
10 13 (15.29%) HTTP
10 13 (15.29%) JUnit
11 12 (14.12%) CSS
11 12 (14.12%) OO
11 12 (14.12%) Node.js
11 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
11 12 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (14.12%) Multithreading
11 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
12 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
12 11 (12.94%) REST
12 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
12 11 (12.94%) Python
12 11 (12.94%) HTML
13 10 (11.76%) SQL
13 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP

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 6 (7.06%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.88%) JBoss
2 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.53%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) Confluence
3 3 (3.53%) Mule
4 2 (2.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) CICS
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.35%) GitHub
4 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.18%) AdWords
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.18%) Heroku
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) HTTP
2 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) Internet
4 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.35%) DVB
5 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.18%) 3G
6 1 (1.18%) AMQP
6 1 (1.18%) Broadband
6 1 (1.18%) MQTT
6 1 (1.18%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.24%) MySQL
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (7.06%) Redis
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.53%) Big Data
5 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.35%) SimpleDB
7 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) JUnit
2 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.41%) JIRA
4 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.06%) Subversion
5 5 (5.88%) Maven
5 5 (5.88%) Mockito
6 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.53%) Bower
7 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.53%) Grunt
7 3 (3.53%) gulp
7 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.53%) RSpec
7 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.35%) Calabash
8 2 (2.35%) Hudson
8 2 (2.35%) Robotium
General
1 5 (5.88%) Electronics
1 5 (5.88%) Publishing
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.18%) Military
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Web Services
2 12 (14.12%) CSS
2 12 (14.12%) Node.js
3 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
3 11 (12.94%) HTML
3 11 (12.94%) REST
4 10 (11.76%) jQuery
5 9 (10.59%) JSON
5 9 (10.59%) RESTful
5 9 (10.59%) XML
6 8 (9.41%) Spring
7 7 (8.24%) .NET
7 7 (8.24%) HTML5
8 6 (7.06%) CSS3
9 4 (4.71%) Gherkin
9 4 (4.71%) Sass
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.53%) LESS
10 3 (3.53%) Mustache
10 3 (3.53%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.71%) User Experience
6 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.53%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.53%) Wiki
7 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.35%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.35%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.18%) Contactless
8 1 (1.18%) CUDA
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) MPEG
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Android
4 5 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.71%) Unix
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.18%) MVS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (97.65%) Software Engineering
2 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.94%) TDD
4 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (20.00%) BDD
6 15 (17.65%) Scrum
7 12 (14.12%) Multithreading
7 12 (14.12%) OO
8 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (10.59%) Microservices
9 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.41%) DevOps
10 8 (9.41%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (8.24%) Coaching
11 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.24%) Pair Programming
12 6 (7.06%) SDLC
12 6 (7.06%) SOA
12 6 (7.06%) UML
13 5 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) C++
3 21 (24.71%) C#
3 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.00%) C
5 11 (12.94%) Python
6 10 (11.76%) SQL
7 9 (10.59%) Perl
8 7 (8.24%) Scala
9 5 (5.88%) PHP
9 5 (5.88%) Ruby
10 4 (4.71%) Ada
10 4 (4.71%) Tcl
11 3 (3.53%) Clojure
11 3 (3.53%) Haskell
11 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.53%) R
12 2 (2.35%) Go
12 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
1 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) etcd
2 1 (1.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Consul
3 1 (1.18%) Grafana
3 1 (1.18%) Graphite
3 1 (1.18%) Kibana
3 1 (1.18%) logstash
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Apigee
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) New Relic
3 2 (2.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.18%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.18%) ATG
4 1 (1.18%) CA
4 1 (1.18%) Demandware
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) hybris
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Percussion
4 1 (1.18%) Perforce
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
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