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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 66 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 35 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.68% 4.06% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 5.24% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 45
Median daily rate £414 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 5
Median hourly rate £44.75 £47.79 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +42.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.70 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.19 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
1059 992 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.09% 77.44% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 542 624
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 35 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 May 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 - 7 £388 - 2
Guildford +3 6 £225 -40.00% 13
Redhill -3 4 £445 +19.46% 5
Woking -3 1 £415 +16.49% 12
Leatherhead -19 1 £450 +18.42% 3
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (57.97%) C++
2 30 (43.48%) Linux
3 24 (34.78%) C
4 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 15 (21.74%) Multithreading
7 14 (20.29%) Cross-Platform Development
7 14 (20.29%) Scrum
8 13 (18.84%) TDD
8 13 (18.84%) Subversion
8 13 (18.84%) OO
9 12 (17.39%) Embedded C
10 11 (15.94%) STL
10 11 (15.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (15.94%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (15.94%) Trac
11 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.49%) LTE
11 10 (14.49%) Degree
11 10 (14.49%) HTML
12 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (13.04%) RTP
12 9 (13.04%) UMTS
12 9 (13.04%) DTV
12 9 (13.04%) GSM
12 9 (13.04%) Electronics
12 9 (13.04%) RANAP
12 9 (13.04%) Diameter Protocol
13 8 (11.59%) HTML5
13 8 (11.59%) REST

Software Engineering
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 6 (8.70%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Simulink
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Force.com
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) LTE
2 9 (13.04%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (13.04%) GSM
2 9 (13.04%) RANAP
2 9 (13.04%) RTP
2 9 (13.04%) UMTS
2 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (8.70%) DVB
3 6 (8.70%) HTTP
4 4 (5.80%) RS-232
5 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.90%) GPRS
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) 4G
7 1 (1.45%) DNS
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.45%) SSL
7 1 (1.45%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Subversion
2 11 (15.94%) Trac
3 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) ClearCase
4 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.90%) GCC
6 2 (2.90%) GDB
6 2 (2.90%) MSI
7 1 (1.45%) Ant
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.45%) Gradle
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) JUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) MSTest
7 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 18 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Electronics
3 7 (10.14%) Aerospace
4 6 (8.70%) Automotive
5 4 (5.80%) Finance
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Software Engineer
2 23 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Developer
5 6 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.90%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (15.94%) STL
2 10 (14.49%) HTML
3 8 (11.59%) HTML5
3 8 (11.59%) REST
4 5 (7.25%) CSS
4 5 (7.25%) XML
5 4 (5.80%) Web Services
6 3 (4.35%) Ajax
6 3 (4.35%) CSS3
6 3 (4.35%) RESTful
7 2 (2.90%) DHTML
7 2 (2.90%) MFC
7 2 (2.90%) Qt
7 2 (2.90%) SOAP
7 2 (2.90%) Symfony
7 2 (2.90%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.45%) jQuery
8 1 (1.45%) Spring
8 1 (1.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (13.04%) DTV
3 6 (8.70%) STB
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) MPEG
5 3 (4.35%) Contactless
5 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.90%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.45%) Informatics
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Multithreading
3 14 (20.29%) Cross-Platform Development
3 14 (20.29%) Scrum
4 13 (18.84%) OO
4 13 (18.84%) TDD
5 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) SOA
7 5 (7.25%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.25%) User Stories
7 5 (7.25%) Web Development
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) High Availability
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Validation
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C++
2 24 (34.78%) C
3 12 (17.39%) Embedded C
4 8 (11.59%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) MATLAB
5 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.25%) Python
7 4 (5.80%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.90%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) SOQL
8 2 (2.90%) SOSL
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) MISRA
2 4 (5.80%) MISRA C
3 3 (4.35%) DO-178B
4 2 (2.90%) QA
5 1 (1.45%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Xen
1 2 (2.90%) XenServer
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Freescale
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
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