The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 25 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 133 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £440 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +40.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.55 - £46.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 - £45.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 - £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.64% -2.66%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2016 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.10% 93.90% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1255 1699
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 135 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Bristol - 4 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 3
Dorset - 1 £275 - 1
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
3 8 (42.11%) Time Management
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) CentOS
4 6 (31.58%) FitNesse
4 6 (31.58%) Zend
4 6 (31.58%) Zend Framework
4 6 (31.58%) PHP5
4 6 (31.58%) Apache
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) DO-178B
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (31.58%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) GSM
1 1 (5.26%) UMTS
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Zend Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) OpenMP
3 1 (5.26%) STL
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) CentOS
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
3 8 (42.11%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) PHP5
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) JCL
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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