The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
England / London
Rank 363 390 402
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 42 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.100% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.10% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 6
Median daily rate £450 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the London region.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the London region.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -3 1 £475 -12.44% 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 London region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (33.33%) Python
4 22 (33.33%) Open Source
5 21 (31.82%) Linux
6 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (25.76%) Unix
7 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
7 17 (25.76%) C
7 17 (25.76%) SQL
8 16 (24.24%) HTTP
9 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
9 14 (21.21%) C#
10 13 (19.70%) Internet
10 13 (19.70%) SSL
10 13 (19.70%) Scrum
10 13 (19.70%) BDD
11 12 (18.18%) Scala
11 12 (18.18%) TDD
12 11 (16.67%) nginx
12 11 (16.67%) Graphite
13 10 (15.15%) Spring
13 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
13 10 (15.15%) Perl
14 9 (13.64%) C++
14 9 (13.64%) HTML
14 9 (13.64%) CSS
14 9 (13.64%) Apache
14 9 (13.64%) JMS

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 11 (16.67%) nginx
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Spark
4 5 (7.58%) Confluence
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Pig
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.55%) NServiceBus
6 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.52%) CMS
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.52%) GitHub
7 1 (1.52%) SaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) HTTP
2 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.70%) Internet
3 13 (19.70%) SSL
4 6 (9.09%) BGP
4 6 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.55%) IPv4
6 3 (4.55%) IPv6
7 2 (3.03%) DVB
7 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.52%) Broadband
8 1 (1.52%) MQTT
8 1 (1.52%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
1 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
1 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 6 (9.09%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.06%) Impala
4 4 (6.06%) MarkLogic
4 4 (6.06%) Riak
5 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.03%) Redis
7 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.52%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 4 (6.06%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.03%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) webpack
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.55%) Publishing
1 3 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Spring
2 9 (13.64%) CSS
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) JMS
3 8 (12.12%) .NET
4 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.61%) Node.js
4 7 (10.61%) REST
5 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.09%) POSIX
5 6 (9.09%) RESTful
6 5 (7.58%) JSON
6 5 (7.58%) Kafka
6 5 (7.58%) Middleware
7 4 (6.06%) HTML5
7 4 (6.06%) Java EE
7 4 (6.06%) jQuery
7 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.06%) Web Services
7 4 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.09%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Wiki
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) BBC
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.52%) MPEG
5 1 (1.52%) STB
5 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 17 (25.76%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) CentOS
3 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Open Source
4 13 (19.70%) BDD
4 13 (19.70%) Scrum
5 12 (18.18%) TDD
6 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.61%) Kanban
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (9.09%) DevOps
8 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Low Latency
8 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
10 4 (6.06%) Matrix Management
10 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Java
2 22 (33.33%) Python
3 17 (25.76%) C
3 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.76%) SQL
4 14 (21.21%) C#
5 12 (18.18%) Scala
6 10 (15.15%) Perl
6 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
7 9 (13.64%) C++
8 6 (9.09%) PHP
9 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.06%) R
9 4 (6.06%) Ruby
10 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.03%) Clojure
11 2 (3.03%) Haskell
12 1 (1.52%) F#
12 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.52%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Graphite
2 4 (6.06%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (6.06%) Terraform
3 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (1.52%) ATG
3 1 (1.52%) Demandware
3 1 (1.52%) hybris
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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