Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Development Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Development Engineer
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 615 605
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Development Engineer 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
London median daily rate £450 £450 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.63% +13.15%
England median daily rate £475 £450 £482
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.64% +14.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Senior Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Development Engineer in London

Senior Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Development Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Development Engineer in London

Senior Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Development Engineer in London

Senior Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Development 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 London region featuring Senior Development Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber

Senior Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype