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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 56 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 34 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.85% 2.31% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 2.93% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 27
Median daily rate £375 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
988 1125 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.68% 78.89% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 663 601
Median daily rate £428 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.29 £18.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 +5 8 £385 - 4
Redhill 0 5 £300 -
Woking 0 4 £450 - 14
Camberley - 3 - - 3
Guildford +7 2 £225 -18.18% 4
Reigate - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 34 (50.75%) C++
3 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.84%) C
5 21 (31.34%) Scrum
6 18 (26.87%) Multithreading
7 17 (25.37%) Degree
8 16 (23.88%) Java
9 14 (20.90%) Windows
10 13 (19.40%) Embedded C++
10 13 (19.40%) Cross-Platform Development
11 11 (16.42%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (16.42%) TDD
12 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
12 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
13 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.94%) Oracle
14 8 (11.94%) XML
14 8 (11.94%) Embedded C
15 7 (10.45%) Python
15 7 (10.45%) HTML
15 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
16 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
16 6 (8.96%) OO
16 6 (8.96%) Digital TV
16 6 (8.96%) Subversion
16 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
17 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (7.46%) STB

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.49%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Force.com
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (5.97%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (5.97%) GSM
1 4 (5.97%) LTE
1 4 (5.97%) PBX
1 4 (5.97%) RANAP
1 4 (5.97%) RTP
1 4 (5.97%) UMTS
1 4 (5.97%) VoIP
2 3 (4.48%) DVB
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) RS-232
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Subversion
2 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.46%) ClearCase
4 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.97%) GCC
4 4 (5.97%) GDB
4 4 (5.97%) Trac
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.48%) Automotive
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Software Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
2 7 (10.45%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 4 (5.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (5.97%) HTML5
4 4 (5.97%) REST
4 4 (5.97%) STL
5 3 (4.48%) RESTful
5 3 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.48%) SOAP
5 3 (4.48%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) Ajax
6 2 (2.99%) CSS3
6 2 (2.99%) DHTML
6 2 (2.99%) MFC
6 2 (2.99%) Node.js
6 2 (2.99%) Symfony
6 2 (2.99%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.49%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) Digital TV
4 5 (7.46%) STB
5 4 (5.97%) Contactless
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.99%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.99%) Informatics
7 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) MPEG
7 2 (2.99%) User Experience
8 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.49%) CUDA
8 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.99%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) Multithreading
4 13 (19.40%) Cross-Platform Development
5 11 (16.42%) TDD
6 6 (8.96%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.97%) High Availability
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Validation
8 4 (5.97%) Web Development
9 3 (4.48%) BDD
9 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.48%) CRM
9 3 (4.48%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.48%) Prototyping
9 3 (4.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) C++
2 22 (32.84%) C
3 16 (23.88%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) Embedded C++
5 10 (14.93%) SQL
6 8 (11.94%) Embedded C
7 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.45%) Python
8 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.48%) Ruby
10 2 (2.99%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) SOQL
10 2 (2.99%) SOSL
11 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.49%) C#
11 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) MISRA
2 3 (4.48%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.48%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Grafana
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Freescale
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago