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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 406 415 414
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 28 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.072% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.075% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 14
Median daily rate £470 £438 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £335 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £482 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 2 £500 +3.73% 5
Greenford - 1 £360 -
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 5 December 2016, 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 48 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) Python
6 13 (25.00%) TDD
7 12 (23.08%) Scala
7 12 (23.08%) BDD
7 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 11 (21.15%) RESTful
8 11 (21.15%) Docker
8 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (21.15%) Web Services
8 11 (21.15%) C#
9 10 (19.23%) Linux
9 10 (19.23%) HTTP
9 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 10 (19.23%) Apache Spark
9 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (19.23%) Open Source
9 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
10 9 (17.31%) Unix
10 9 (17.31%) OO
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) .NET
11 8 (15.38%) SQL
11 8 (15.38%) C
11 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
11 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

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 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.77%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.85%) GitHub
6 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
6 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.92%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) BGP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) DVB
3 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) Broadband
4 1 (1.92%) IPv4
4 1 (1.92%) IPv6
4 1 (1.92%) MQTT
4 1 (1.92%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data
4 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.62%) MySQL
4 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) Impala
6 2 (3.85%) MarkLogic
6 2 (3.85%) Redis
6 2 (3.85%) Riak
6 2 (3.85%) SimpleDB
7 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) JUnit
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.85%) Mockito
5 2 (3.85%) RSpec
6 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.92%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) RESTful
1 11 (21.15%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) JSON
3 7 (13.46%) Node.js
3 7 (13.46%) REST
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) CSS3
6 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.77%) JMS
6 3 (5.77%) jQuery
6 3 (5.77%) Kafka
6 3 (5.77%) React
6 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) Wiki
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.85%) PKI
5 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) BBC
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.92%) MPEG
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) BDD
5 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) Open Source
6 10 (19.23%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) OO
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (15.38%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) Microservices
10 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) High Availability
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
12 4 (7.69%) Matrix Management
12 4 (7.69%) SDLC
12 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.69%) Web Development
13 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) Python
4 12 (23.08%) Scala
5 11 (21.15%) C#
6 8 (15.38%) C
6 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) Perl
8 5 (9.62%) R
8 5 (9.62%) Ruby
9 4 (7.69%) C++
9 4 (7.69%) PHP
10 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) Ada
11 1 (1.92%) F#
11 1 (1.92%) Go
11 1 (1.92%) Tcl
11 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Graphite
1 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Grafana
3 1 (1.92%) Kibana
3 1 (1.92%) logstash
3 1 (1.92%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Apigee
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) New Relic
3 2 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.92%) Demandware
4 1 (1.92%) Perforce
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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