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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 23 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.23% 1.75% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 2.40% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
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£356 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
167 125 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 78.40% 73.10% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 57
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 19
Average hourly rate £18.90 £165.00 £49.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.54% +234.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £73.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 13 (54.17%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) C
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) Device Driver
5 6 (25.00%) Games
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) iptables
6 5 (20.83%) Cyber Security
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Test-First Development
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 4 (16.67%) Game Development
8 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (12.50%) BDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) L2TP
3 1 (4.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) GCC
2 1 (4.17%) GDB
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Valgrind
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) STL
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (4.17%) Flash
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Device Driver
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Cyber Security
2 4 (16.67%) Test-First Development
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Scrum
2 4 (16.67%) Game Development
3 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Kanban
3 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Process Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (37.50%) C
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) iptables
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Xen
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Juniper
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Cadence
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Perforce