The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 231 210 223
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 11 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £400 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £440 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +40.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +2.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8445 7813 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.67% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 4020 4129
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.37 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Middlesex -5 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire -17 2 £369 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £380 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) C++
3 12 (42.86%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) UML
4 10 (35.71%) C
5 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (14.29%) DO-178B
8 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (14.29%) Avionics
8 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) Ada
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) C#
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Electronics
9 3 (10.71%) Validation
9 3 (10.71%) Device Driver

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) NFC
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Automake
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.29%) Avionics
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Military
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) XHTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) DOM
3 1 (3.57%) XSL
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
3 1 (3.57%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.57%) DirectCompute
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (7.14%) Handset
5 1 (3.57%) W3C
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) UML
3 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) BPEL
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) C
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Ada
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
1 3 (10.71%) Xilinx
2 2 (7.14%) Perforce
2 2 (7.14%) Intel
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
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