The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 20 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.28% - 6.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% - 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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
108 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 88.52% 90.55% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 80
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £17.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SWT
3 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) JNI
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JAXB
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (20.00%) POSIX
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SWT
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) JAXB
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JNI
3 1 (20.00%) POSIX
3 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Cadence
Guildford, South East, United Kingdom
Microsoft
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zubito
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago