The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering 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 Engineering
Rank 51 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 40 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.90% 1.93% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 2.63% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 3
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£375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -15.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1011 950 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.37% 73.53% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 605 451
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 28 47
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Surrey region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Surrey region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Software Engineering
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 Engineering 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 +6 10 £363 +20.83% 2
Guildford +2 7 £450 +109.30% 10
Woking -3 5 £375 +63.93% 5
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 5
Reigate - - - - 4
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 42 (43.30%) C#
2 40 (41.24%) Linux
3 32 (32.99%) C
4 30 (30.93%) .NET
5 26 (26.80%) C++
6 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
7 24 (24.74%) Java
7 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (24.74%) WPF
8 22 (22.68%) WCF
8 22 (22.68%) Scrum
9 21 (21.65%) Windows
10 20 (20.62%) Visual Studio
10 20 (20.62%) LINQ
11 19 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
12 16 (16.49%) Web Services
12 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (14.43%) SQL
14 13 (13.40%) DTV
14 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
15 12 (12.37%) ClearCase
16 11 (11.34%) Python
16 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (11.34%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (10.31%) Node.js
17 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
18 9 (9.28%) Content Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.31%) Node.js
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.28%) Office 365
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 4 (4.12%) DVB
3 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.06%) NFC
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.09%) Big Data
6 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Visual Studio
2 19 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (12.37%) ClearCase
4 6 (6.19%) Subversion
5 4 (4.12%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.03%) MSTest
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Electronics
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Military
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (62.89%) Software Engineer
2 33 (34.02%) Developer
3 8 (8.25%) C# Developer
3 8 (8.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Software Design Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) .NET
2 24 (24.74%) WPF
3 22 (22.68%) WCF
4 20 (20.62%) LINQ
5 16 (16.49%) Web Services
6 8 (8.25%) POSIX
6 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.25%) RESTful
7 6 (6.19%) XML
7 6 (6.19%) Swing
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (4.12%) WinForms
9 4 (4.12%) CSS
9 4 (4.12%) HTML
9 4 (4.12%) Java SE
9 4 (4.12%) JNI
10 3 (3.09%) REST
10 3 (3.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) DTV
2 11 (11.34%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.15%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Open Source
5 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.09%) STB
6 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Handset
7 2 (2.06%) VHDL
7 2 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.06%) Physics
8 1 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) IPTV
8 1 (1.03%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.03%) Wiki
8 1 (1.03%) SCADA
8 1 (1.03%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.24%) Linux
2 21 (21.65%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.28%) UNIX
5 6 (6.19%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Scrum
3 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
4 9 (9.28%) Content Management
4 9 (9.28%) OO
4 9 (9.28%) Pair Programming
5 8 (8.25%) SOA
6 6 (6.19%) UML
6 6 (6.19%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.15%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (5.15%) Cyber Security
7 5 (5.15%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (5.15%) OOD
8 4 (4.12%) DevOps
9 3 (3.09%) Analytics
9 3 (3.09%) Migration
10 2 (2.06%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.06%) DRM
10 2 (2.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.30%) C#
2 32 (32.99%) C
3 26 (26.80%) C++
4 24 (24.74%) Java
5 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.43%) SQL
7 11 (11.34%) Python
8 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.15%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.09%) PHP
10 2 (2.06%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.06%) Perl
10 2 (2.06%) Groovy
11 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Degree
3 8 (8.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.06%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) HND
5 2 (2.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) PhD
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.19%) Xen
3 3 (3.09%) Firmware
4 2 (2.06%) KVM
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) VMware
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) Perforce
4 2 (2.06%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) Juniper
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