The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 402 395 383
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 26 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 20
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£475 £402 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -13.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £378 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £475 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.66% -6.25%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
City of London +17 4 £439 +3.29% 5
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
New Malden - - - - 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 56 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) Scrum
4 27 (46.55%) Java
5 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
6 20 (34.48%) C#
6 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (31.03%) REST
7 18 (31.03%) MVC
8 17 (29.31%) TDD
8 17 (29.31%) .NET
9 16 (27.59%) XML
10 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
10 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
11 13 (22.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (20.69%) Open Source
12 12 (20.69%) Ruby
12 12 (20.69%) jQuery
12 12 (20.69%) Web Services
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
13 11 (18.97%) BDD
14 10 (17.24%) Android
15 9 (15.52%) OO
15 9 (15.52%) JSON
15 9 (15.52%) MVVM
15 9 (15.52%) Node.js
16 8 (13.79%) ATDD
16 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
16 8 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
16 8 (13.79%) Degree

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (15.52%) Node.js
2 4 (6.90%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) HBase
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQLite
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.34%) Calabash
2 6 (10.34%) Robolectric
3 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) Mockito
6 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) JIRA
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.72%) Xcode
6 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 7 (12.07%) Banking
1 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) REST
2 17 (29.31%) .NET
3 16 (27.59%) XML
4 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (20.69%) jQuery
6 12 (20.69%) Web Services
7 9 (15.52%) JSON
8 6 (10.34%) Spring
8 6 (10.34%) HTML
8 6 (10.34%) JMS
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
10 4 (6.90%) STL
10 4 (6.90%) CSS
10 4 (6.90%) WSDL
10 4 (6.90%) Swing
10 4 (6.90%) Middleware
10 4 (6.90%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.45%) Kindle
4 2 (3.45%) Derivative
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Handset
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.72%) Animation
5 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Android
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) Scrum
4 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (31.03%) MVC
6 17 (29.31%) TDD
7 11 (18.97%) BDD
8 9 (15.52%) MVVM
8 9 (15.52%) OO
9 8 (13.79%) ATDD
9 8 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.07%) Multithreading
11 5 (8.62%) Web Development
11 5 (8.62%) Pair Programming
11 5 (8.62%) UML
11 5 (8.62%) ETL
11 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.90%) Low Latency
13 3 (5.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) C#
4 12 (20.69%) Ruby
5 8 (13.79%) C++
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
7 6 (10.34%) Groovy
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
8 3 (5.17%) Python
8 3 (5.17%) C
9 2 (3.45%) XQuery
9 2 (3.45%) VBScript
9 2 (3.45%) VB
9 2 (3.45%) VBA
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) AWK
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) sed
10 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Google
2 4 (6.90%) Cognizant
2 4 (6.90%) ESRI
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago