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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 87 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.94% 1.12% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.18% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Median daily rate £388 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £391 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
1217 1269 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.93% 94.70% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 728 706
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 58
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
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 30 July 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 +3 6 £388 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (66.67%) C++
3 23 (54.76%) C
4 22 (52.38%) Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.95%) Multithreading
6 11 (26.19%) Scrum
6 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
6 11 (26.19%) Embedded C
7 10 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.43%) Digital TV
8 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 8 (19.05%) Cross-Platform Development
10 7 (16.67%) REST
10 7 (16.67%) Subversion
10 7 (16.67%) Electronics
10 7 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 7 (16.67%) HTML
11 6 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (11.90%) STB
12 5 (11.90%) DVB
12 5 (11.90%) HTTP
12 5 (11.90%) Java
12 5 (11.90%) SQL
12 5 (11.90%) STL
12 5 (11.90%) ClearCase
12 5 (11.90%) SOA

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:

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Simulink
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DVB
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) LTE
2 4 (9.52%) RS-232
3 3 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (7.14%) GSM
3 3 (7.14%) RANAP
3 3 (7.14%) RTP
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) UMTS
3 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Subversion
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.90%) ClearCase
3 5 (11.90%) Trac
4 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) GCC
5 2 (4.76%) GDB
5 2 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
1 7 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (11.90%) HTML5
2 5 (11.90%) Node.js
2 5 (11.90%) STL
3 3 (7.14%) RESTful
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) DHTML
4 2 (4.76%) MFC
4 2 (4.76%) Symfony
4 2 (4.76%) Visualforce
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) DirectCompute
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (21.43%) Digital TV
3 5 (11.90%) MPEG
3 5 (11.90%) STB
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.14%) Contactless
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.76%) CAN bus
6 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Multithreading
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Cross-Platform Development
6 7 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) SOA
8 5 (11.90%) Software Architecture
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) High Availability
10 3 (7.14%) BDD
11 2 (4.76%) API Development
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.76%) Open Source
11 2 (4.76%) UML
11 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C++
2 23 (54.76%) C
3 11 (26.19%) Embedded C
4 5 (11.90%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) SOQL
6 2 (4.76%) SOSL
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) MISRA
2 4 (9.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Xen
1 2 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) everRun
2 1 (2.38%) Grafana
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Freescale
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
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