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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 69 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.60% 1.78% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.91% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
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£363 £243 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.48% -39.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -18.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
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
1267 1204 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.94% 93.19% 90.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 746 574
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 51 100
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -24.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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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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 +5 7 £363 +20.83% 2
Woking -4 4 - - 2
Guildford -4 3 £350 +45.83% 4
Farnham +5 1 - -
Weybridge - - - -
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 61 (98.39%) Software Engineering
2 33 (53.23%) Linux
3 31 (50.00%) C#
4 29 (46.77%) C
5 24 (38.71%) C++
6 22 (35.48%) .NET
7 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
8 19 (30.65%) WPF
9 18 (29.03%) WCF
9 18 (29.03%) Visual Studio
10 17 (27.42%) LINQ
10 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (24.19%) Scrum
13 14 (22.58%) Windows
13 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (19.35%) Java
14 12 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (17.74%) DTV
16 10 (16.13%) ClearCase
17 9 (14.52%) Python
17 9 (14.52%) Web Services
17 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
17 9 (14.52%) Office 365
18 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
18 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
19 7 (11.29%) Content Management
19 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Simulink
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) DVB
2 2 (3.23%) NFC
3 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 16 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (16.13%) ClearCase
4 6 (9.68%) Subversion
5 4 (6.45%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) WPF
3 18 (29.03%) WCF
4 17 (27.42%) LINQ
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
6 6 (9.68%) POSIX
7 4 (6.45%) Swing
7 4 (6.45%) HTML
7 4 (6.45%) CSS
7 4 (6.45%) JNI
7 4 (6.45%) Java SE
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.23%) HTML5
9 2 (3.23%) STL
9 2 (3.23%) XML
9 2 (3.23%) WinForms
9 2 (3.23%) Middleware
9 2 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (17.74%) DTV
3 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (3.23%) Handset
7 2 (3.23%) VHDL
7 2 (3.23%) Open Source
7 2 (3.23%) Physics
8 1 (1.61%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.61%) IPTV
8 1 (1.61%) SCADA
8 1 (1.61%) STB
8 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.61%) EPoS
8 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.29%) UNIX
5 5 (8.06%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (98.39%) Software Engineering
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Scrum
4 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.29%) Content Management
5 7 (11.29%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) OOD
6 5 (8.06%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps
7 4 (6.45%) UML
8 2 (3.23%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.23%) DRM
8 2 (3.23%) Stress Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.61%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) C
3 24 (38.71%) C++
4 12 (19.35%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) Python
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Xen
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Firmware
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Perforce
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) MathWorks
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
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