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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.34% 4.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 5.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £375 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.46%
Software Engineering
Surrey

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
87 154 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 79.82% 80.63% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 89 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 (81.25%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Subversion
3 7 (43.75%) RANAP
3 7 (43.75%) LTE
3 7 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (43.75%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) STL
3 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (43.75%) GSM
3 7 (43.75%) UMTS
3 7 (43.75%) RTP
3 7 (43.75%) Trac
3 7 (43.75%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) SWT
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Cadence
8 2 (12.50%) JNI
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (43.75%) GSM
1 7 (43.75%) LTE
1 7 (43.75%) RANAP
1 7 (43.75%) RTP
1 7 (43.75%) UMTS
1 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
1 7 (43.75%) Trac
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) GSM Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UMTS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UMTS Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Games Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Image Processing Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (43.75%) STL
2 4 (25.00%) SWT
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) JAXB
4 2 (12.50%) JAX-WS
4 2 (12.50%) JNI
4 2 (12.50%) POSIX
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) Struts
4 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (6.25%) Akka
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (6.25%) spray
5 1 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Game Development
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Test-First Development
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cadence
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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