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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 388 400 387
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.024% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.025% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 15
Average daily rate £455 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.57% -12.50%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 4 £543 - 5
Osterley - 2 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £410 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) Web Services
7 9 (25.71%) C++
7 9 (25.71%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) OO
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
8 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
8 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
8 8 (22.86%) Node.js
9 7 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (20.00%) HTML5
9 7 (20.00%) BDD
9 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Spring
10 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
11 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (14.29%) XML
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) Windows
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.43%) C

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.57%) SaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) Redis
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Mockito
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) RSpec
5 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Calabash
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
3 9 (25.71%) CSS
4 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (20.00%) HTML5
4 7 (20.00%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) Spring
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 3 (8.57%) jQuery
8 3 (8.57%) JSON
8 3 (8.57%) Kafka
8 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.71%) Ajax
9 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
9 2 (5.71%) Cascading
9 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 2 (5.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) MPEG
3 2 (5.71%) Wiki
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Kindle
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
3 8 (22.86%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.43%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) Pair Programming
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) C
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Erlang
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Flume
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Oozie
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) Solace
2 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago