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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.76% 4.15% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 5.52% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
166 163 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 79.05% 75.12% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 78 70
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 20
Average hourly rate £18.90 £33.50 £48.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -30.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.78 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 11 (61.11%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 6 (33.33%) Games
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Test-First Development
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Game Development
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Cadence
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Bluetooth
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) STL
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (11.11%) GCC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) GCC
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
2 1 (5.56%) GDB
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Valgrind
2 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 6 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) STL
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.56%) VHDL
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Test-First Development
1 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) BDD
2 3 (16.67%) Game Development
2 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Kanban
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cadence
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Perforce
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