The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.50% 1.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.34 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 121 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.10% 94.53% 90.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 71 61
Average daily rate £330 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.41 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% -17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £13.71 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £85.46 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Guildford region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DTS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DTS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft