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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 13 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.42% 3.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 3.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Software Engineer
Surrey

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
100 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.74% 89.53% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 102 80
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -69.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) UMTS
3 7 (58.33%) RTP
3 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (58.33%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) GSM
3 7 (58.33%) STL
3 7 (58.33%) RANAP
3 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 7 (58.33%) LTE
3 7 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (58.33%) Trac
4 4 (33.33%) Image Processing
4 4 (33.33%) SWT
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) JAXB
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Struts
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) POSIX
5 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (16.67%) GPRS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (58.33%) GSM
1 7 (58.33%) LTE
1 7 (58.33%) RANAP
1 7 (58.33%) RTP
1 7 (58.33%) UMTS
1 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
1 7 (58.33%) Trac
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (58.33%) STL
2 4 (33.33%) SWT
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JAXB
3 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 2 (16.67%) JNI
3 2 (16.67%) POSIX
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Image Processing
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Game Development
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cadence
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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