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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 23 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.26% 1.85% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 2.78% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £215 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% -46.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
125 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 73.10% 66.67% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 31
Average daily rate £360 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 October 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 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Process Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Game Development
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Xen
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WinForms
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Direct3D
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) VHDL
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Process Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Game Development
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Xen
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
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