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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 522 497 468
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 35 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 17
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£350 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £394 £356
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £40.00 £34.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £42.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 16 £350 -1.75% 26
South West -13 7 £400 +20.30% 13
London 0 5 £400 -13.51% 19
North West +1 3 - - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 4
West Midlands -4 2 - - 5
East of England 0 1 - - 15
East Midlands - - - - 6
Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 80 (98.77%) Software Engineering
2 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (41.98%) Java
4 23 (28.40%) C
5 21 (25.93%) SQL
6 19 (23.46%) C#
7 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 18 (22.22%) Linux
8 17 (20.99%) Scrum
9 16 (19.75%) XML
10 15 (18.52%) .NET
10 15 (18.52%) HTML
10 15 (18.52%) UML
10 15 (18.52%) TDD
10 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (17.28%) REST
11 14 (17.28%) C++
12 13 (16.05%) Unit Testing
12 13 (16.05%) Subversion
13 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 12 (14.81%) Oracle
14 11 (13.58%) Ruby
14 11 (13.58%) Degree
15 10 (12.35%) CSS
15 10 (12.35%) Web Services
15 10 (12.35%) SOA
16 9 (11.11%) Middleware
16 9 (11.11%) Python
16 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
16 9 (11.11%) JSON

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 4 (4.94%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.47%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Node.js
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) SSL
3 2 (2.47%) DHCP
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) 2G
4 1 (1.23%) 2.5G
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) SNMP
4 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.23%) SSH
4 1 (1.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.47%) MS Access
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) SQLite
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Subversion
2 8 (9.88%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (9.88%) Ant
3 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.41%) JUnit
4 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.94%) Maven
7 3 (3.70%) JIRA
7 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.47%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (2.47%) Selenium
8 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.47%) Toad
8 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.23%) Xcode
9 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (7.41%) Avionics
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Publishing
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Front Office
4 3 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) XML
2 15 (18.52%) .NET
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) REST
4 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 10 (12.35%) Web Services
5 9 (11.11%) Middleware
5 9 (11.11%) JSON
6 8 (9.88%) Spring
7 7 (8.64%) JMS
7 7 (8.64%) HTML5
7 7 (8.64%) jQuery
7 7 (8.64%) Ajax
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (7.41%) SOAP
9 4 (4.94%) Google Maps API
9 4 (4.94%) WSDL
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Integration
1 6 (7.41%) Open Source
2 5 (6.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.70%) Smartcard
4 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.70%) Wiki
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Derivative
5 2 (2.47%) Kindle
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) Windows
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (98.77%) Software Engineering
2 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Scrum
4 15 (18.52%) UML
4 15 (18.52%) TDD
4 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.05%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.35%) SOA
7 8 (9.88%) Refactoring
7 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
7 8 (9.88%) BDD
7 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (7.41%) Web Development
9 6 (7.41%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.41%) ETL
9 6 (7.41%) MVC
9 6 (7.41%) Code Coverage
10 5 (6.17%) OO
10 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) C
3 21 (25.93%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) C#
5 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.28%) C++
7 11 (13.58%) Ruby
8 9 (11.11%) Python
9 8 (9.88%) Embedded C
10 6 (7.41%) Ada
11 5 (6.17%) PHP
12 3 (3.70%) XQuery
12 3 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (3.70%) XPath
13 2 (2.47%) Delphi
13 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.23%) Perl
14 1 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Google
3 4 (4.94%) ESRI
4 3 (3.70%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.70%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.47%) Talend
5 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Zend
6 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) Renesas
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