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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 62 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.41% 3.15% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.95% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 26
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £497 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
958 1139 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.37% 79.82% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 673 603
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £21.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £51.95 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - 7 - - 3
Staines 0 4 £430 - 1
Woking -9 4 £450 +0.55% 11
Redhill +1 3 £300 - 3
Guildford -4 1 - - 10
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 36 (54.55%) C++
2 35 (53.03%) Linux
3 23 (34.85%) C
4 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (28.79%) Scrum
6 16 (24.24%) Degree
6 16 (24.24%) Multithreading
7 15 (22.73%) Java
8 14 (21.21%) Cross-Platform Development
9 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 12 (18.18%) Windows
9 12 (18.18%) OO
9 12 (18.18%) Embedded C++
9 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (15.15%) Python
10 10 (15.15%) SQL
10 10 (15.15%) TDD
11 9 (13.64%) Subversion
12 8 (12.12%) Oracle
12 8 (12.12%) STL
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco
12 8 (12.12%) PBX
12 8 (12.12%) UMTS
12 8 (12.12%) VoIP
12 8 (12.12%) GSM
12 8 (12.12%) RTP
12 8 (12.12%) Trac
12 8 (12.12%) High Availability
12 8 (12.12%) Diameter Protocol

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Simulink
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.52%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.52%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Force.com
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Asterisk PBX
1 8 (12.12%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (12.12%) GSM
1 8 (12.12%) LTE
1 8 (12.12%) PBX
1 8 (12.12%) RANAP
1 8 (12.12%) RTP
1 8 (12.12%) UMTS
1 8 (12.12%) VoIP
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) DVB
4 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.03%) FlexRay
4 2 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.52%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) Subversion
3 8 (12.12%) GCC
3 8 (12.12%) GDB
3 8 (12.12%) Trac
4 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.55%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.52%) Bower
7 1 (1.52%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.52%) Grunt
7 1 (1.52%) NuGet
7 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Automotive
3 5 (7.58%) Electronics
4 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.55%) Finance
5 3 (4.55%) Military
6 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Software Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (12.12%) STL
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 3 (4.55%) REST
4 3 (4.55%) RESTful
4 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (3.03%) MFC
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) DHTML
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Digital TV
3 5 (7.58%) STB
4 4 (6.06%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Contactless
6 2 (3.03%) CAN bus
6 2 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.03%) Informatics
6 2 (3.03%) MPEG
7 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.52%) CUDA
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Scrum
3 16 (24.24%) Multithreading
4 14 (21.21%) Cross-Platform Development
5 12 (18.18%) OO
6 10 (15.15%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) High Availability
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.06%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (6.06%) Validation
11 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.55%) BDD
11 3 (4.55%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
11 3 (4.55%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) Prototyping
11 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C++
2 23 (34.85%) C
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 12 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 10 (15.15%) Python
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
8 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) C#
9 3 (4.55%) Perl
9 3 (4.55%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) SOQL
10 1 (1.52%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) MISRA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.52%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Grafana
1 1 (1.52%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) Freescale
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago