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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 389 403 369
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 31 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 25
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£413 £402 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £473 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.03 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -4.66%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +22 6 £431 +1.41% 7
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (94.92%) Software Engineering
2 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (52.54%) Scrum
3 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
4 29 (49.15%) Java
5 27 (45.76%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (40.68%) C#
7 23 (38.98%) MVC
8 21 (35.59%) XML
8 21 (35.59%) REST
9 20 (33.90%) .NET
10 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
10 18 (30.51%) TDD
10 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
11 17 (28.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (27.12%) Open Source
12 16 (27.12%) jQuery
12 16 (27.12%) Web Services
13 13 (22.03%) JSON
13 13 (22.03%) MVVM
13 13 (22.03%) Node.js
14 12 (20.34%) BDD
14 12 (20.34%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (18.64%) Ruby
15 11 (18.64%) Linux
16 9 (15.25%) OO
16 9 (15.25%) SQL
16 9 (15.25%) Android
17 8 (13.56%) Degree
17 8 (13.56%) SQL Server

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (22.03%) Node.js
2 4 (6.78%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) ION MarketView
1 2 (3.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQLite
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.17%) Calabash
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Ant
4 3 (5.08%) JUnit
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.69%) NUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Xcode
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.69%) Mockito
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
1 6 (10.17%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Front Office
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.69%) Military
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) XML
1 21 (35.59%) REST
2 20 (33.90%) .NET
3 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
3 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
4 17 (28.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 16 (27.12%) jQuery
5 16 (27.12%) Web Services
6 13 (22.03%) JSON
7 8 (13.56%) HTML
8 7 (11.86%) Spring
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.17%) CSS
9 6 (10.17%) JMS
10 5 (8.47%) Swing
10 5 (8.47%) SOAP
11 4 (6.78%) Google Maps API
11 4 (6.78%) WSDL
12 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Open Source
2 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) Derivative
5 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.69%) Handset
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.69%) Animation
6 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Android
3 7 (11.86%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (94.92%) Software Engineering
2 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (52.54%) Scrum
4 27 (45.76%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (38.98%) MVC
6 18 (30.51%) TDD
7 13 (22.03%) MVVM
8 12 (20.34%) BDD
8 12 (20.34%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (15.25%) OO
10 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.86%) ATDD
11 5 (8.47%) ETL
11 5 (8.47%) UML
11 5 (8.47%) Web Development
11 5 (8.47%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
13 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
13 3 (5.08%) Pair Programming
13 3 (5.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
2 29 (49.15%) Java
3 24 (40.68%) C#
4 11 (18.64%) Ruby
5 9 (15.25%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) Objective-C
7 6 (10.17%) Groovy
8 5 (8.47%) C++
9 4 (6.78%) Scala
9 4 (6.78%) PHP
9 4 (6.78%) Python
10 3 (5.08%) C
11 2 (3.39%) VBScript
11 2 (3.39%) VB
11 2 (3.39%) VBA
11 2 (3.39%) XQuery
12 1 (1.69%) AWK
12 1 (1.69%) Perl
12 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Google
2 4 (6.78%) ESRI
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago