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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 63 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 26 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.06% 4.70% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 6.64% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 26
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
917 873 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.49% 70.80% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 469 552
Average daily rate £375 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -7 10 £350 -6.66%
Redhill - 3 - - 1
Guildford -8 1 - - 4
Woking -12 1 £413 +26.92% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Camberley - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (44.57%) C#
2 39 (42.39%) Scrum
3 34 (36.96%) .NET
4 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 30 (32.61%) WPF
6 29 (31.52%) WCF
7 28 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (30.43%) LINQ
7 28 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 27 (29.35%) Windows
9 25 (27.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (26.09%) Java
11 23 (25.00%) Linux
11 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (19.57%) C++
14 16 (17.39%) C
14 16 (17.39%) Content Management
15 13 (14.13%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (14.13%) Web Services
16 12 (13.04%) XML
16 12 (13.04%) SQL
16 12 (13.04%) Multithreading
17 11 (11.96%) Degree
18 10 (10.87%) Python
18 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
19 9 (9.78%) Office 365
19 9 (9.78%) XSLT
19 9 (9.78%) JavaScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (6.52%) Node.js
2 3 (3.26%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.09%) Lync
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Simulink
1 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.78%) Office 365
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) DVB
1 2 (2.17%) NFC
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.26%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Visual Studio
1 28 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.61%) ClearCase
3 5 (5.43%) Maven
3 5 (5.43%) TestNG
3 5 (5.43%) DbUnit
3 5 (5.43%) Mockito
3 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) NUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.09%) MSTest
5 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (6.52%) Electronics
1 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Publishing
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (58.70%) Software Engineer
2 37 (40.22%) Developer
3 11 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.26%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) .NET
2 30 (32.61%) WPF
3 29 (31.52%) WCF
4 28 (30.43%) LINQ
5 13 (14.13%) Web Services
6 12 (13.04%) XML
7 9 (9.78%) XSLT
8 8 (8.70%) Spring
9 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.52%) POSIX
10 5 (5.43%) Oracle ADF
10 5 (5.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (4.35%) RESTful
11 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.26%) GWT
12 3 (3.26%) Middleware
12 3 (3.26%) J2EE
12 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.17%) XSD
13 2 (2.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.70%) DTV
3 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.26%) Firmware
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
6 2 (2.17%) Physics
6 2 (2.17%) VHDL
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Handset
7 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) STB
7 1 (1.09%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.09%) IPTV
7 1 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Linux
3 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Scrum
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.39%) Content Management
4 12 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) Pair Programming
6 5 (5.43%) MVC
6 5 (5.43%) SOA
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.35%) DevOps
7 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.35%) UML
8 3 (3.26%) OO
9 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.17%) Information Security
9 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.17%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) C#
2 24 (26.09%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) C++
4 16 (17.39%) C
5 12 (13.04%) SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Python
7 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.35%) Groovy
10 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.17%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) ISEB
2 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) PhD
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Xen
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.17%) KVM
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (3.26%) Perforce
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Atomikos
5 1 (1.09%) Telerik
5 1 (1.09%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.09%) RightFax
5 1 (1.09%) Freescale
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Symantec
5 1 (1.09%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) IBM