The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 98 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £416 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -6.74%
Senior Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1277 1316 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 95.02% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 707 773
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.07 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Surrey region.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Surrey region.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (57.14%) Cross-Platform Development
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Logistics
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Contactless
6 1 (14.29%) MSTest
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) NUnit
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Cross-Platform Development
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft