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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 66 28 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.45% 2.17% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 2.96% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 7 19
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 £341 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £34.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1103 947 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.38% 73.52% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 470 639
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 51 65
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -1 24 £413 +26.92% 7
Guildford +3 9 £413 - 7
Staines -1 3 £300 -
Redhill - 2 - - 3
Reigate - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Lingfield - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 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 51 (43.97%) C#
2 42 (36.21%) Linux
2 42 (36.21%) Scrum
3 38 (32.76%) Windows
4 37 (31.90%) C++
5 35 (30.17%) .NET
6 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
7 29 (25.00%) WPF
8 27 (23.28%) WCF
8 27 (23.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (22.41%) LINQ
9 26 (22.41%) Visual Studio
9 26 (22.41%) C
10 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
13 17 (14.66%) Java
14 16 (13.79%) OO
14 16 (13.79%) Multithreading
15 15 (12.93%) Content Management
15 15 (12.93%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (12.93%) UNIX
16 13 (11.21%) HTML
17 12 (10.34%) PHP
17 12 (10.34%) MySQL
17 12 (10.34%) XHTML
17 12 (10.34%) ClearCase
17 12 (10.34%) POSIX
17 12 (10.34%) DTV

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 3 (2.59%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.72%) Node.js
2 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.86%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Office 365
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) DVB
2 2 (1.72%) NFC
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) LAN
3 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.34%) MySQL
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.59%) Big Data
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (22.41%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.34%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.31%) TestNG
4 5 (4.31%) Maven
4 5 (4.31%) Mockito
4 5 (4.31%) DbUnit
4 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.86%) NUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.86%) MSTest
7 1 (0.86%) Bower
General
1 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.31%) Games
3 5 (4.31%) Electronics
4 4 (3.45%) Publishing
4 4 (3.45%) Finance
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Automotive
5 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 64 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 42 (36.21%) Developer
3 16 (13.79%) C++ Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.48%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Junior C++ Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Junior
9 6 (5.17%) Graduate
10 5 (4.31%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.17%) .NET
2 29 (25.00%) WPF
3 27 (23.28%) WCF
4 26 (22.41%) LINQ
5 13 (11.21%) HTML
6 12 (10.34%) XHTML
6 12 (10.34%) POSIX
6 12 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (9.48%) Web Services
7 11 (9.48%) XML
8 9 (7.76%) XSLT
9 8 (6.90%) Spring
10 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.17%) Middleware
11 5 (4.31%) Unreal Engine
12 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.59%) Flash
13 3 (2.59%) GWT
14 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.72%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.93%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (10.34%) DTV
4 6 (5.17%) STB
5 3 (2.59%) Firmware
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.72%) Open Source
6 2 (1.72%) VHDL
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) SCADA
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Physics
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.21%) Linux
2 38 (32.76%) Windows
3 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (12.93%) UNIX
5 2 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) Scrum
2 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.79%) OO
3 16 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 15 (12.93%) Content Management
5 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (5.17%) Change Control
7 6 (5.17%) UML
7 6 (5.17%) Project Management
8 5 (4.31%) MVC
9 4 (3.45%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.45%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.59%) SOA
10 3 (2.59%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.59%) Software Architecture
10 3 (2.59%) Analytics
11 2 (1.72%) Cyber Security
11 2 (1.72%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.97%) C#
2 37 (31.90%) C++
3 26 (22.41%) C
4 17 (14.66%) Java
5 12 (10.34%) PHP
6 9 (7.76%) Python
7 8 (6.90%) SQL
8 5 (4.31%) UnrealScript
9 4 (3.45%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.72%) Groovy
12 1 (0.86%) Delphi
12 1 (0.86%) VC++
12 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.45%) ISEB
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) PhD
6 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) KVM
1 2 (1.72%) Xen
2 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Perforce
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.72%) Atomikos
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco
4 1 (0.86%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.86%) Symantec
4 1 (0.86%) ESRI
4 1 (0.86%) VMware
4 1 (0.86%) Telerik
4 1 (0.86%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.86%) Freescale
4 1 (0.86%) RightFax
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Computer Futures
Rate: £33 - £35 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £35
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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