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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 58 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 34 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.38% 2.76% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.67% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 11
Average daily rate
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£326 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £388 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
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
1097 981 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.71% 75.35% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 597 574
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.05 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +6 5 £275 -31.25% 6
Redhill - 4 - - 5
Woking +3 3 - - 5
Epsom - 3 - -
Staines -17 2 - - 2
Weybridge - 2 - - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (35.53%) C#
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 25 (32.89%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) C++
4 21 (27.63%) Windows
5 17 (22.37%) .NET
6 15 (19.74%) Multithreading
7 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 13 (17.11%) C
9 12 (15.79%) SQL
9 12 (15.79%) Military
9 12 (15.79%) VMware
9 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
10 11 (14.47%) Web Services
10 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
10 11 (14.47%) Degree
10 11 (14.47%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (14.47%) SDLC
11 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (11.84%) Oracle
11 9 (11.84%) Spring
12 7 (9.21%) SOAP
13 6 (7.89%) XML
13 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
13 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
13 6 (7.89%) JSF
13 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Simulink
1 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) AWD
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) SAN
2 2 (2.63%) DVB
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) UPnP
3 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Informix
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.95%) Selenium
2 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.79%) Military
2 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Games
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Software Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) IT Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.63%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.63%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.63%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) Web Services
3 9 (11.84%) Spring
4 7 (9.21%) SOAP
5 6 (7.89%) XML
5 6 (7.89%) JSF
5 6 (7.89%) REST
5 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.58%) WPF
6 5 (6.58%) ICEfaces
6 5 (6.58%) J2EE
7 4 (5.26%) CSS
7 4 (5.26%) Struts
7 4 (5.26%) JNI
7 4 (5.26%) HTML
7 4 (5.26%) SWT
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
8 3 (3.95%) RichFaces
8 3 (3.95%) JAX-WS
8 3 (3.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.63%) STB
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Physics
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Multithreading
2 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
3 11 (14.47%) SDLC
4 5 (6.58%) BDD
4 5 (6.58%) Scrum
4 5 (6.58%) TDD
4 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
5 4 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.26%) Image Processing
5 4 (5.26%) MVC
5 4 (5.26%) OO
6 3 (3.95%) OOP
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) System Testing
6 3 (3.95%) Test-First Development
6 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
6 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.95%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) C#
2 25 (32.89%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) C++
4 13 (17.11%) C
5 12 (15.79%) SQL
6 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.32%) XAML
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.47%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) MCTS
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) VMware
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Sybase
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Cadence
3 2 (2.63%) Software AG
4 1 (1.32%) 3Com
4 1 (1.32%) Tableau
4 1 (1.32%) Freescale
4 1 (1.32%) Dell
4 1 (1.32%) Intel
4 1 (1.32%) Citrix
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
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