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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.77% - 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% - 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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
153 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 74.27% 78.74% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 59 48
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 £240 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
3 11 (52.38%) C++
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) C
6 8 (38.10%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) Device Driver
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
9 5 (23.81%) Xen
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
10 4 (19.05%) Games
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
11 3 (14.29%) Game Development
11 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
11 3 (14.29%) PKI
11 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (14.29%) CCNA
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (14.29%) Juniper
11 3 (14.29%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) WinForms
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Device Driver
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Game Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Process Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
1 11 (52.38%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) C
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Xen
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cadence