The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 256 233 239
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 6
Median daily rate £368 £370 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £484 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.28
% change year-on-year
- +24.05%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8330 9071 8556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.74% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4964 5311 4624
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.44 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Middlesex - 3 £360 -
Surrey -2 2 £388 +13.13% 1
Oxfordshire +3 1 £475 -2.31% 3
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Ada
7 3 (17.65%) Tcl
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Spring
8 2 (11.76%) Ruby
8 2 (11.76%) DCOM
8 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
8 2 (11.76%) PaaS

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Redis
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) DCOM
1 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) DirectCompute
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) OpenCL
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Contactless
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.88%) CUDA
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Content Enrichment
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Ada
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) Tcl
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Go
6 1 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) QNX