The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 86 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Software Developer
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
1313 1177 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.08% 92.17% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 707 676
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +2 4 £295 - 4
Staines - 1 £325 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) JBoss
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) DTS
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) DHTML
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) DTS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) MS Access
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) WinForms
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (33.33%) DHTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Test-First Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cadence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle