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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
England / London
Rank 359 388 408
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 41 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 5
Median daily rate £450 £453 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
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 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 2 £463 -14.74% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (34.38%) Open Source
5 21 (32.81%) Python
6 19 (29.69%) Unix
6 19 (29.69%) Linux
6 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (23.44%) C
7 15 (23.44%) HTTP
7 15 (23.44%) BDD
8 13 (20.31%) Scala
8 13 (20.31%) TDD
8 13 (20.31%) Scrum
9 12 (18.75%) Internet
9 12 (18.75%) SSL
9 12 (18.75%) C#
9 12 (18.75%) SQL
9 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 12 (18.75%) Docker
10 11 (17.19%) HTML
10 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
11 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
11 10 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (15.63%) nginx
11 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
11 10 (15.63%) Graphite
12 9 (14.06%) RESTful

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 10 (15.63%) nginx
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 7 (10.94%) Apache Spark
4 5 (7.81%) Confluence
5 4 (6.25%) Apache Pig
5 4 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.56%) GitHub
8 1 (1.56%) SaaS
8 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) HTTP
2 12 (18.75%) Internet
2 12 (18.75%) SSL
3 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.38%) BGP
4 6 (9.38%) DNS
5 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.69%) IPv4
6 3 (4.69%) IPv6
7 2 (3.13%) DVB
7 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.56%) Broadband
8 1 (1.56%) MQTT
8 1 (1.56%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.38%) Big Data
5 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.25%) Impala
6 4 (6.25%) MarkLogic
6 4 (6.25%) Riak
7 3 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.69%) Redis
8 2 (3.13%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.94%) JUnit
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.13%) Mockito
5 2 (3.13%) RSpec
5 2 (3.13%) webpack
6 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.56%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.25%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
2 9 (14.06%) Node.js
2 9 (14.06%) RESTful
2 9 (14.06%) Web Services
3 8 (12.50%) .NET
3 8 (12.50%) JMS
3 8 (12.50%) JSON
3 8 (12.50%) Spring
4 7 (10.94%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) POSIX
6 5 (7.81%) Kafka
6 5 (7.81%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) Akka
7 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 4 (6.25%) Lucene
7 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) PKI
3 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.81%) Wiki
4 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.69%) Replication
6 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) Blog
7 1 (1.56%) CMDB
7 1 (1.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) MPEG
7 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
1 19 (29.69%) Unix
2 3 (4.69%) CentOS
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.38%) Open Source
4 15 (23.44%) BDD
5 13 (20.31%) Scrum
5 13 (20.31%) TDD
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.94%) DevOps
8 7 (10.94%) Kanban
8 7 (10.94%) OOP
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) High Availability
9 6 (9.38%) Load Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Microservices
9 6 (9.38%) OO
10 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
11 4 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) Python
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.44%) C
5 13 (20.31%) Scala
6 12 (18.75%) C#
6 12 (18.75%) SQL
7 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
8 9 (14.06%) Perl
9 7 (10.94%) PHP
10 5 (7.81%) C++
11 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 4 (6.25%) R
12 3 (4.69%) Ruby
13 2 (3.13%) Clojure
13 2 (3.13%) Haskell
13 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.56%) SPARQL
14 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Graphite
2 4 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (6.25%) Terraform
3 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.56%) Grafana
5 1 (1.56%) Kibana
5 1 (1.56%) logstash
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Apigee
3 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.56%) Demandware
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Perforce
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.56%) Splunk
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