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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 68 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.45% 1.96% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.16% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
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£344 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 20
Average hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £38.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £48.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
1275 1160 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.46% 91.12% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 631 595
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -28.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Guildford - 5 £356 - 12
Staines -12 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - - 4
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Camberley - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 28 (58.33%) Linux
3 27 (56.25%) C++
4 24 (50.00%) C
5 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (22.92%) Firewall
6 11 (22.92%) C#
6 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
7 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
7 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 10 (20.83%) Device Driver
8 9 (18.75%) Multithreading
8 9 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.67%) VMware
9 8 (16.67%) .NET
9 8 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (14.58%) UNIX
10 7 (14.58%) Windows
10 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.50%) Xen
11 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle
11 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
12 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
12 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.42%) Algorithms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Simulink
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) IPv6
3 1 (2.08%) L2TP
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) NetBeans
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.08%) GCC
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.08%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Games
1 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.17%) Automotive
1 2 (4.17%) Electronics
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Military
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) STL
3 4 (8.33%) Spring
3 4 (8.33%) JSF
3 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) ICEfaces
3 4 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (6.25%) Swing
4 3 (6.25%) Java SE
4 3 (6.25%) JNI
5 2 (4.17%) WinForms
5 2 (4.17%) WPF
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Device Driver
2 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (4.17%) DTV
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (2.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 8 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) OOD
5 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Code Coverage
8 2 (4.17%) DRM
8 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C++
2 24 (50.00%) C
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.42%) Embedded C
9 3 (6.25%) Python
10 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.17%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) VBScript
11 1 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.08%) Ruby
11 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) VMware
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) 3Com
4 1 (2.08%) Perforce
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Dell
4 1 (2.08%) MathWorks
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