The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title 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 Engineer
Rank 74 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.98% 1.50% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.60% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
Average daily rate £225 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.95 £38.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
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
1160 1313 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.79% 94.05% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 720 629
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 43 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 7 - - 7
Redhill - 6 £450 - 4
Staines +12 3 - - 2
Reigate -5 1 £55 - 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (69.23%) C++
3 23 (58.97%) Linux
4 15 (38.46%) Java
5 14 (35.90%) Multithreading
6 11 (28.21%) OO
7 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) C
9 8 (20.51%) STL
9 8 (20.51%) Electronics
9 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
9 8 (20.51%) LTE
9 8 (20.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (20.51%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (17.95%) Trac
10 7 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (17.95%) RANAP
10 7 (17.95%) Subversion
10 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (17.95%) Scrum
10 7 (17.95%) GSM
10 7 (17.95%) UMTS
10 7 (17.95%) RTP
10 7 (17.95%) C#
11 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) Aerospace
12 4 (10.26%) Embedded C
12 4 (10.26%) Python
12 4 (10.26%) TDD
12 4 (10.26%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LTE
2 7 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (17.95%) GSM
2 7 (17.95%) RANAP
2 7 (17.95%) RTP
2 7 (17.95%) UMTS
2 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) GPRS
4 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 2 (5.13%) RS-232
5 1 (2.56%) 4G
5 1 (2.56%) DVB
5 1 (2.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.56%) SSH
5 1 (2.56%) UPnP
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Subversion
1 7 (17.95%) Trac
2 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) MSTest
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Electronics
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (20.51%) STL
2 4 (10.26%) Qt
2 4 (10.26%) Spring
2 4 (10.26%) SWT
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) Struts
4 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.13%) JAXB
4 2 (5.13%) JAX-WS
4 2 (5.13%) JNI
4 2 (5.13%) POSIX
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) EJB
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Contactless
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.56%) STB
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Multithreading
3 11 (28.21%) OO
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Image Processing
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) BDD
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Logistics
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) SOLID
8 2 (5.13%) System Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Test-First Development
8 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) C++
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) C
4 7 (17.95%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Embedded C
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) MISRA
1 2 (5.13%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Freescale
3 1 (2.56%) BEA
3 1 (2.56%) Cadence
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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