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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 67 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.50% 1.66% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.79% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
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£356 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1228 1226 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.40% 92.39% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 741 581
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 62 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -26.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 +7 10 £363 - 1
Woking -2 4 - - 2
Guildford -3 3 £350 +45.83% 3
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.92%) C#
3 30 (46.15%) Linux
4 28 (43.08%) .NET
5 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
6 25 (38.46%) C
6 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (38.46%) WPF
7 24 (36.92%) WCF
7 24 (36.92%) Visual Studio
8 23 (35.38%) Scrum
9 22 (33.85%) LINQ
9 22 (33.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (33.85%) C++
10 20 (30.77%) Windows
10 20 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (21.54%) Java
11 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (18.46%) Content Management
13 11 (16.92%) DTV
13 11 (16.92%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (15.38%) ClearCase
15 9 (13.85%) Python
15 9 (13.85%) Web Services
15 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
15 9 (13.85%) Office 365
16 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.08%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Office 365
2 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DVB
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) NFC
2 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Visual Studio
2 22 (33.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (15.38%) ClearCase
4 6 (9.23%) Subversion
5 4 (6.15%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) TestNG
6 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Mockito
6 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
4 2 (3.08%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 25 (38.46%) WPF
3 24 (36.92%) WCF
4 22 (33.85%) LINQ
5 9 (13.85%) Web Services
6 7 (10.77%) XML
7 6 (9.23%) XSLT
7 6 (9.23%) POSIX
8 4 (6.15%) JNI
8 4 (6.15%) Swing
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.15%) CSS
8 4 (6.15%) Java SE
8 4 (6.15%) HTML
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.08%) GWT
9 2 (3.08%) Guice
9 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) DTV
1 11 (16.92%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Firmware
4 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.08%) Handset
5 2 (3.08%) VHDL
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) Open Source
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.54%) CUDA
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) EPoS
6 1 (1.54%) STB
6 1 (1.54%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Linux
2 20 (30.77%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) UNIX
5 2 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) Content Management
5 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
6 7 (10.77%) OO
7 5 (7.69%) OOD
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.15%) DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) MVC
9 3 (4.62%) UML
10 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.08%) DRM
10 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.08%) Stress Testing
11 1 (1.54%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.54%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.54%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) C#
2 25 (38.46%) C
3 22 (33.85%) C++
4 14 (21.54%) Java
5 9 (13.85%) Python
6 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Xen
2 2 (3.08%) KVM
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Perforce
3 2 (3.08%) Atomikos
4 1 (1.54%) VMware