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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 65 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.57% 1.93% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.01% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 14
Median daily rate £375 £306 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £431 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £35.00 £36.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

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
955 1192 1353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.81% 96.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 789 717
Median daily rate £403 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £228 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 96 50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Camberley - 11 - - 2
Reigate +1 1 - -
Staines -2 1 - - 2
Woking - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (86.05%) C++
3 26 (60.47%) Subversion
3 26 (60.47%) Linux
4 25 (58.14%) OO
5 24 (55.81%) Trac
6 23 (53.49%) Diameter Protocol
6 23 (53.49%) Cross-Platform Development
6 23 (53.49%) GSM
6 23 (53.49%) PBX
6 23 (53.49%) UMTS
6 23 (53.49%) VoIP
6 23 (53.49%) Cisco
6 23 (53.49%) STL
6 23 (53.49%) RTP
6 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
6 23 (53.49%) RANAP
6 23 (53.49%) LTE
6 23 (53.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 23 (53.49%) Asterisk PBX
6 23 (53.49%) GCC
6 23 (53.49%) GDB
7 14 (32.56%) High Availability
8 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
9 11 (25.58%) C
10 9 (20.93%) Wireshark
11 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.28%) Python
13 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.95%) Embedded Systems

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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.33%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Asterisk PBX
1 23 (53.49%) Diameter Protocol
1 23 (53.49%) GSM
1 23 (53.49%) LTE
1 23 (53.49%) PBX
1 23 (53.49%) RANAP
1 23 (53.49%) RTP
1 23 (53.49%) UMTS
1 23 (53.49%) VoIP
2 9 (20.93%) Wireshark
3 4 (9.30%) GGSN
3 4 (9.30%) MGW
3 4 (9.30%) SGSN
4 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.65%) FlexRay
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) DVB
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Subversion
2 24 (55.81%) Trac
3 23 (53.49%) GCC
3 23 (53.49%) GDB
4 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.65%) NUnit
6 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) Bower
7 1 (2.33%) Grunt
7 1 (2.33%) NuGet
7 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Automotive
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (53.49%) STL
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) RESTful
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.33%) React
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.33%) MPEG
3 1 (2.33%) STB
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (58.14%) OO
3 23 (53.49%) Cross-Platform Development
4 14 (32.56%) High Availability
5 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.98%) Web Development
10 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
10 2 (4.65%) MVC
10 2 (4.65%) SOLID
10 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.65%) Validation
11 1 (2.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C++
2 11 (25.58%) C
3 7 (16.28%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO26262
1 1 (2.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Freescale
3 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
Camberley, Surrey
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