The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 22 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.79% 5.22% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 7.53% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £215 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -46.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.14% 69.40% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 31
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) WSDL
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Kafka
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) VHDL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) WSDL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Kafka
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) Swing
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
1 2 (22.22%) VHDL
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef