The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 72 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.70% 1.23% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.30% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 30
Median daily rate £388 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £323 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.79 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +42.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +2.56%
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
1233 1232 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.21% 94.92% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 680 757
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 58 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.25 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 7 £388 -
Redhill 0 2 - - 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (73.47%) C++
3 26 (53.06%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) C
5 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 14 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
7 13 (26.53%) Subversion
7 13 (26.53%) OO
8 11 (22.45%) Embedded C
8 11 (22.45%) STL
8 11 (22.45%) Scrum
8 11 (22.45%) Trac
8 11 (22.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (20.41%) LTE
9 10 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (20.41%) TDD
10 9 (18.37%) Electronics
10 9 (18.37%) RTP
10 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (18.37%) GSM
10 9 (18.37%) DTV
10 9 (18.37%) UMTS
10 9 (18.37%) Diameter Protocol
10 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
10 9 (18.37%) RANAP
11 8 (16.33%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) REST
12 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Simulink
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) LTE
2 9 (18.37%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (18.37%) GSM
2 9 (18.37%) RANAP
2 9 (18.37%) RTP
2 9 (18.37%) UMTS
2 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (10.20%) DVB
3 5 (10.20%) HTTP
4 4 (8.16%) RS-232
5 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) GPRS
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.04%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 11 (22.45%) Trac
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (12.24%) ClearCase
6 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.08%) GCC
7 2 (4.08%) GDB
7 2 (4.08%) MSI
8 1 (2.04%) MSTest
8 1 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Electronics
3 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.16%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (22.45%) STL
2 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) Ajax
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) DHTML
4 2 (4.08%) MFC
4 2 (4.08%) Qt
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) Symfony
4 2 (4.08%) Visualforce
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (18.37%) DTV
3 5 (10.20%) MPEG
3 5 (10.20%) STB
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Contactless
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.08%) CAN bus
6 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
2 14 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 13 (26.53%) OO
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) SOA
7 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) User Stories
8 4 (8.16%) CRM
8 4 (8.16%) High Availability
9 3 (6.12%) BDD
10 2 (4.08%) API Development
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.08%) Open Source
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C++
2 22 (44.90%) C
3 11 (22.45%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.24%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
6 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) SOQL
7 2 (4.08%) SOSL
8 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) MISRA
2 4 (8.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Xen
1 2 (4.08%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Freescale
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com