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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 77 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.04% 3.11% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 3.34% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 18
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£343 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.96% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 28
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £30.35 £32.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £33.15 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +8.10%
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
1155 1168 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.33% 93.07% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 690 614
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 57 103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 21 (53.85%) C++
3 18 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 15 (38.46%) C#
6 12 (30.77%) Windows
7 11 (28.21%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (23.08%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 8 (20.51%) VMware
10 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Military
10 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
10 7 (17.95%) C
11 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.82%) BDD
12 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.82%) TDD
13 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.26%) Degree
14 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
14 3 (7.69%) WPF
14 3 (7.69%) Test-First Development
14 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
14 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
14 3 (7.69%) Scrum
14 3 (7.69%) Games
14 3 (7.69%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) IPv6
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) DVB
2 1 (2.56%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) GCC
3 1 (2.56%) GDB
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Valgrind
General
1 7 (17.95%) Military
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) STL
2 3 (7.69%) WPF
3 2 (5.13%) ICEfaces
3 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) JSF
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (2.56%) Servlets
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.56%) Flash
4 1 (2.56%) POSIX
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) DTV
2 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) STB
2 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 18 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 5 (12.82%) BDD
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Test-First Development
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.13%) MVVM
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) Game Development
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C++
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) C
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) XAML
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) HND
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) Cadence
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Dell
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) 3Com
3 1 (2.56%) Perforce
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