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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.86% 4.76% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 6.52% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Software Engineering
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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
133 138 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 76.00% 73.02% 69.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 74
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £281 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 17
Average hourly rate £18.90 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.21 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £165.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Games
3 5 (35.71%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test-First Development
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Game Development
5 3 (21.43%) STL
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Cadence
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) GCC
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
7 1 (7.14%) Valgrind

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) L2TP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GCC
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
2 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) GDB
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) STL
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Test-First Development
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Kanban
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) Game Development
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) iptables
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cadence
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce