The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 104 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1729 1354 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 95.49% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 782 608
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
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 Manchester

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 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
Cheadle - 1 £400 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Gradle
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (54.55%) SOLID
4 6 (54.55%) JBoss
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Maven
4 6 (54.55%) Electronics
4 6 (54.55%) Perforce
4 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) Scala
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (54.55%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 6 (54.55%) Gradle
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) SOLID
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle