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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 234 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £353 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £297 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Surrey - 5 £315 -
Middlesex - 4 - - 1
Hampshire -1 3 - - 3
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 5
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (36.00%) UML
4 9 (36.00%) C
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) OOD
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 2 (8.00%) Ada
9 2 (8.00%) VC++
9 2 (8.00%) RUP
9 2 (8.00%) POSIX
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (8.00%) Intel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) NFC
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
1 2 (8.00%) Avionics
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) POSIX
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (4.00%) DirectCompute
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) DCOM
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) STL
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Handset
3 2 (8.00%) Wiki
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) CUDA
4 1 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) LynxOS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (36.00%) UML
4 7 (28.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) OOD
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) RUP
8 2 (8.00%) Code Coverage
8 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Ada
5 2 (8.00%) VC++
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) DICOM
1 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Intel
1 2 (8.00%) Perforce
1 2 (8.00%) ESRI
1 2 (8.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (4.00%) Altera
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
South East England
DP Connect
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