The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 65 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.41% 3.89% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 4.18% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.79 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.57%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1175 1171 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.16% 92.94% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 638 670
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 83 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Engineer
South East

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
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 30 July 2014. 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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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
Staines -7 9 £363 -3.33%
Redhill - 3 - - 1
Woking -7 2 £413 +26.92% 1
Guildford -7 1 - - 5
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (62.50%) C#
3 27 (48.21%) .NET
3 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
4 25 (44.64%) WPF
5 24 (42.86%) WCF
5 24 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 22 (39.29%) Linux
6 22 (39.29%) Scrum
6 22 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (39.29%) LINQ
7 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 18 (32.14%) C++
8 18 (32.14%) C
9 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (21.43%) Content Management
11 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (19.64%) Java
12 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 9 (16.07%) DTV
12 9 (16.07%) Office 365
12 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
13 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (14.29%) Python
13 8 (14.29%) ClearCase
13 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (12.50%) XML
14 7 (12.50%) Telecoms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) NFC
1 2 (3.57%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 22 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 2 (3.57%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.57%) Mockito
5 2 (3.57%) TestNG
5 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) WPF
3 24 (42.86%) WCF
4 22 (39.29%) LINQ
5 9 (16.07%) Web Services
6 7 (12.50%) XML
7 6 (10.71%) XSLT
7 6 (10.71%) POSIX
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.57%) Spring
9 2 (3.57%) HTML5
9 2 (3.57%) Guice
9 2 (3.57%) GWT
9 2 (3.57%) Middleware
9 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.57%) WinForms
9 2 (3.57%) CSS
9 2 (3.57%) HTML
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (16.07%) DTV
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.57%) Physics
5 2 (3.57%) Handset
5 2 (3.57%) VHDL
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.79%) EPoS
6 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) CUDA
6 1 (1.79%) STB
6 1 (1.79%) IPTV
6 1 (1.79%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (39.29%) Scrum
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Content Management
5 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
6 7 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) UML
9 3 (5.36%) MVC
10 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Stress Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.57%) OO
10 2 (3.57%) OOD
11 1 (1.79%) Android Development
11 1 (1.79%) ITIL
11 1 (1.79%) SOA
11 1 (1.79%) Migration
11 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) C++
2 18 (32.14%) C
3 11 (19.64%) Java
4 8 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) Groovy
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PhD
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Xen
1 2 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Perforce
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Atomikos
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