The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 38 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 66 23 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.38% 1.79% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 2.44% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 20
Average daily rate £413 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £273 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £36.75 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1114 942 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.97% 73.31% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 464 639
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking -4 23 £416 +28.07% 6
Guildford +2 8 £413 - 9
Staines -2 4 £315 - 1
Redhill - 2 - - 4
Reigate - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 3
Lingfield - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (43.86%) C#
2 42 (36.84%) Linux
3 41 (35.96%) Scrum
4 37 (32.46%) Windows
4 37 (32.46%) C++
5 34 (29.82%) .NET
6 30 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 28 (24.56%) WPF
8 26 (22.81%) WCF
8 26 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (22.81%) C
9 25 (21.93%) Visual Studio
9 25 (21.93%) LINQ
10 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
12 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (14.91%) Java
13 16 (14.04%) OO
13 16 (14.04%) Multithreading
14 15 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (13.16%) UNIX
15 14 (12.28%) Content Management
16 13 (11.40%) HTML
17 12 (10.53%) PHP
17 12 (10.53%) MySQL
17 12 (10.53%) ClearCase
17 12 (10.53%) XHTML
17 12 (10.53%) POSIX
17 12 (10.53%) DTV

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (1.75%) CMS
1 2 (1.75%) Confluence
1 2 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.88%) Lync
2 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Office 365
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) DVB
2 2 (1.75%) NFC
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.53%) MySQL
4 6 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (21.93%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.53%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.39%) Maven
4 5 (4.39%) TestNG
4 5 (4.39%) DbUnit
4 5 (4.39%) Mockito
4 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) Subversion
6 2 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Bower
7 1 (0.88%) MSTest
General
1 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Publishing
4 4 (3.51%) Finance
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Avionics
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Software Engineer
2 40 (35.09%) Developer
3 16 (14.04%) C++ Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Junior C++ Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Graduate
9 6 (5.26%) Junior
9 6 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) .NET
2 28 (24.56%) WPF
3 26 (22.81%) WCF
4 25 (21.93%) LINQ
5 13 (11.40%) HTML
6 12 (10.53%) XHTML
6 12 (10.53%) POSIX
6 12 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (9.65%) XML
8 10 (8.77%) Web Services
9 9 (7.89%) XSLT
10 8 (7.02%) Spring
11 6 (5.26%) Middleware
11 6 (5.26%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.39%) Unreal Engine
13 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
14 3 (2.63%) Flash
14 3 (2.63%) GWT
15 2 (1.75%) Guice
15 2 (1.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (10.53%) DTV
4 6 (5.26%) STB
5 2 (1.75%) Open Source
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Handset
5 2 (1.75%) Firmware
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.88%) VHDL
6 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) CUDA
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Linux
2 37 (32.46%) Windows
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (13.16%) UNIX
5 2 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Scrum
2 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.04%) OO
3 16 (14.04%) Multithreading
4 14 (12.28%) Content Management
5 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.26%) UML
7 6 (5.26%) Project Management
7 6 (5.26%) Change Control
8 5 (4.39%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (4.39%) MVC
9 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.63%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.63%) Analytics
10 3 (2.63%) Software Architecture
11 2 (1.75%) MVVM
11 2 (1.75%) QMS
11 2 (1.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) C#
2 37 (32.46%) C++
3 26 (22.81%) C
4 17 (14.91%) Java
5 12 (10.53%) PHP
6 8 (7.02%) SQL
6 8 (7.02%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) UnrealScript
8 4 (3.51%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.75%) Groovy
10 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.88%) Delphi
11 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.88%) VC++
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Xen
1 2 (1.75%) KVM
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Perforce
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) Atomikos
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) IBM
4 1 (0.88%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec
4 1 (0.88%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.88%) ESRI
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
4 1 (0.88%) Telerik
4 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.88%) RightFax
4 1 (0.88%) Freescale
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