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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 66 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.82% 4.46% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 5.92% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 7
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£355 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 9
Average hourly rate £47.79 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.78% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £32.45 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
1043 1098 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.19% 75.26% 73.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 611 474
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 51
Average hourly rate £41.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.60% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Guildford +3 10 £363 -12.12% 6
Redhill +1 9 £365 - 8
Woking -1 3 £356 -13.63% 5
Leatherhead - 3 £380 - 3
Dorking - 3 £325 -
Camberley - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £550 -
Staines +8 1 £375 +25.00% 8
Reigate - 1 £355 -
Egham - 1 £425 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 36 (32.73%) SQL
2 34 (30.91%) Java
3 30 (27.27%) Oracle
4 27 (24.55%) C++
5 26 (23.64%) C#
5 26 (23.64%) PL/SQL
6 22 (20.00%) JSF
7 20 (18.18%) Web Services
7 20 (18.18%) Spring
8 19 (17.27%) C
8 19 (17.27%) Hibernate
9 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.45%) ICEfaces
10 17 (15.45%) .NET
11 16 (14.55%) RESTful
12 15 (13.64%) Multithreading
12 15 (13.64%) Linux
13 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
14 13 (11.82%) SOAP
14 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
15 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.00%) JSON
16 11 (10.00%) Manufacturing
17 10 (9.09%) Marketing
18 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
18 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
18 9 (8.18%) WebLogic
19 8 (7.27%) HTML
19 8 (7.27%) SOA
19 8 (7.27%) Embedded C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.18%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.36%) Node.js
4 4 (3.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.91%) Simulink
2 1 (0.91%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) AWD
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Firewall
2 4 (3.64%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.91%) DVB
4 1 (0.91%) L2TP
4 1 (0.91%) MPLS
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.64%) Selenium
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.73%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.82%) GCC
4 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.91%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.91%) GDB
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.09%) Marketing
3 6 (5.45%) Games
4 5 (4.55%) Finance
5 4 (3.64%) Electronics
5 4 (3.64%) Military
6 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) Developer
2 40 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.55%) PL/SQL Developer
5 11 (10.00%) Programmer
6 9 (8.18%) Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Java Programmer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) JSF
2 20 (18.18%) Web Services
2 20 (18.18%) Spring
3 19 (17.27%) Hibernate
4 17 (15.45%) ICEfaces
4 17 (15.45%) .NET
5 16 (14.55%) RESTful
6 13 (11.82%) SOAP
7 11 (10.00%) JSON
8 8 (7.27%) HTML
8 8 (7.27%) JPA
9 7 (6.36%) WPF
9 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.45%) XML
10 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.55%) WCF
12 4 (3.64%) CSS
12 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.73%) Backbone.js
13 3 (2.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.64%) PKI
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) DTV
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) STB
6 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.91%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) UNIX
3 4 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.64%) Multithreading
3 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.27%) SOA
5 7 (6.36%) TDD
5 7 (6.36%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (6.36%) Scrum
5 7 (6.36%) CRM
6 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.55%) BDD
7 5 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 5 (4.55%) Migration
8 4 (3.64%) OO
8 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (3.64%) Test-First Development
8 4 (3.64%) Cyber Security
8 4 (3.64%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (2.73%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.73%) SQL
2 34 (30.91%) Java
3 27 (24.55%) C++
4 26 (23.64%) C#
4 26 (23.64%) PL/SQL
5 19 (17.27%) C
6 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.27%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.45%) PHP
9 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.64%) Python
10 4 (3.64%) Delphi
11 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.82%) Pascal
12 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.91%) Ruby
13 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.91%) XAML
13 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) Degree
3 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) MCTS
7 2 (1.82%) CCNA
7 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.82%) HND
7 2 (1.82%) CISM
7 2 (1.82%) CISSP
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.82%) vSphere
2 2 (1.82%) iptables
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) Xen
3 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (2.73%) Cadence
4 3 (2.73%) SAP
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco
5 2 (1.82%) Software AG
5 2 (1.82%) Juniper
5 2 (1.82%) Sybase
5 2 (1.82%) Facebook
6 1 (0.91%) Freescale
6 1 (0.91%) Perforce
6 1 (0.91%) 3Com
6 1 (0.91%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.91%) Dell
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £53 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 - £53 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago