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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 525 503 493
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 57 69 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 29
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £31.15 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
South East -18 25 £370 -2.63% 33
London -21 22 £434 -3.61% 22
South West -3 3 £500 +33.33% 11
East of England -1 2 - - 17
North West - 2 - - 5
West Midlands -2 1 - - 8
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 101 (95.28%) Software Engineering
2 48 (45.28%) HTML
3 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (36.79%) Java
5 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
5 37 (34.91%) HTML5
6 33 (31.13%) Linux
7 30 (28.30%) C
8 29 (27.36%) TDD
9 28 (26.42%) C#
9 28 (26.42%) C++
10 27 (25.47%) jQuery
11 25 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (22.64%) .NET
12 24 (22.64%) CSS
13 22 (20.75%) Web Services
14 20 (18.87%) UML
14 20 (18.87%) MVC
15 19 (17.92%) REST
16 18 (16.98%) XML
17 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
17 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
17 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
17 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
18 16 (15.09%) PHP
18 16 (15.09%) MySQL
19 14 (13.21%) Visual Studio
19 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
19 14 (13.21%) JSON
19 14 (13.21%) CSS3

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 10 (9.43%) Apache
1 10 (9.43%) WebSphere
1 10 (9.43%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.49%) JBoss
2 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.83%) Jetty
5 2 (1.89%) WordPress
5 2 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) HTTP
2 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.72%) Network Security
4 4 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.94%) VoIP
6 1 (0.94%) SNMP
6 1 (0.94%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.94%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) MySQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.77%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.89%) MS Access
7 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.94%) Informix
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.38%) JUnit
4 9 (8.49%) Subversion
4 9 (8.49%) PHPUnit
5 7 (6.60%) TeamCity
5 7 (6.60%) JIRA
5 7 (6.60%) Selenium
5 7 (6.60%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.66%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.72%) Ant
7 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (3.77%) Maven
9 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.89%) Toad
9 2 (1.89%) Mockito
9 2 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) Automotive
4 5 (4.72%) Avionics
5 4 (3.77%) Publishing
6 3 (2.83%) Games
6 3 (2.83%) Electronics
7 2 (1.89%) Military
7 2 (1.89%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.94%) German Language
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.28%) HTML
2 37 (34.91%) HTML5
3 27 (25.47%) jQuery
4 24 (22.64%) .NET
4 24 (22.64%) CSS
5 22 (20.75%) Web Services
6 19 (17.92%) REST
7 18 (16.98%) XML
8 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
8 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
9 14 (13.21%) CSS3
9 14 (13.21%) JSON
10 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.32%) Entity Framework
11 11 (10.38%) Spring
12 9 (8.49%) Doctrine
12 9 (8.49%) Zend Framework
13 8 (7.55%) SOAP
14 7 (6.60%) RESTful
14 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (5.66%) Smartcard
3 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.77%) STB
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) Xbox
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.83%) IPTV
5 3 (2.83%) Streaming Video
5 3 (2.83%) Chromecast
5 3 (2.83%) Apple TV
5 3 (2.83%) PlayStation
5 3 (2.83%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.89%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.13%) Linux
2 12 (11.32%) Windows
3 9 (8.49%) CentOS
4 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.77%) Android
5 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.77%) UNIX
5 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.89%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.94%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (95.28%) Software Engineering
2 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.36%) TDD
4 25 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.87%) UML
5 20 (18.87%) MVC
6 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.26%) BDD
8 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.38%) Scrum
9 10 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 10 (9.43%) SOA
10 9 (8.49%) Refactoring
10 9 (8.49%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (6.60%) Open Source
12 6 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.66%) Web Development
12 6 (5.66%) SDLC
13 5 (4.72%) Software Delivery
13 5 (4.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.79%) Java
2 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.30%) C
4 28 (26.42%) C#
4 28 (26.42%) C++
5 16 (15.09%) PHP
6 9 (8.49%) SQL
7 6 (5.66%) Embedded C
7 6 (5.66%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) Python
8 5 (4.72%) Ada
9 4 (3.77%) PHP5
10 3 (2.83%) Groovy
11 2 (1.89%) Delphi
12 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.94%) VC++
12 1 (0.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.94%) XPath
12 1 (0.94%) XQuery
12 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) JTAG
2 1 (0.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Snort
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.94%) GPFS
3 1 (0.94%) Ceph
3 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.89%) Netcool
2 2 (1.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.94%) Oozie
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle
2 9 (8.49%) Zend
3 4 (3.77%) Talend
4 3 (2.83%) Roku
4 3 (2.83%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) Apple
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) Splunk
5 2 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (0.94%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.94%) Coverity
6 1 (0.94%) Compuware
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.94%) QNX
6 1 (0.94%) Perforce
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