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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 68 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.68% 1.46% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.59% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Average daily rate
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£343 £363 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +51.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £363 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £36.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £30.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1316 1197 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.03% 92.29% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 720 687
Average daily rate £400 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £222 £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 52 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -14.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 - 4 £275 - 4
Woking +3 3 - -
Epsom - 3 - -
Staines -13 2 - - 2
Weybridge - 2 - - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 19 (52.78%) C++
4 18 (50.00%) C#
5 17 (47.22%) Windows
6 14 (38.89%) Multithreading
6 14 (38.89%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (19.44%) Military
9 7 (19.44%) C
10 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) BDD
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) TDD
12 4 (11.11%) Scrum
12 4 (11.11%) SQL
12 4 (11.11%) WPF
12 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (8.33%) JNI
13 3 (8.33%) Image Processing
13 3 (8.33%) SWT
13 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 3 (8.33%) MVVM
13 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DVB
1 2 (5.56%) UPnP
2 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (19.44%) Military
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) WPF
3 3 (8.33%) JNI
3 3 (8.33%) SWT
4 2 (5.56%) JAX-WS
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) Struts
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) JAXB
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) POSIX
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) JSP
5 1 (2.78%) Servlets
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (2.78%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) STB
2 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
2 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Multithreading
3 5 (13.89%) BDD
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Image Processing
5 3 (8.33%) MVVM
6 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.56%) System Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C++
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) C
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.78%) XAML
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Cadence
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Dell
2 1 (2.78%) Intel
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) 3Com
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