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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank - 21 15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 3.13% 8.42%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.42% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 13
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +8.21%
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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
129 146 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 88.97% 91.25% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 97
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 23
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) STL
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Games
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Test-First Development
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (22.22%) Game Development
4 2 (22.22%) GCC
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Cadence
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) L2TP
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GCC
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) STL
2 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cadence
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce