The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 8 8 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 13.64% 14.97% 15.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.65% 15.94% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 27
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 115 138 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 87.12% 93.88% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 76 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.92% +71.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.43 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Guildford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Guildford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Guildford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Guildford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Guildford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) REST
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Spring
4 12 (27.91%) Apache
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) Middleware
7 9 (20.93%) XML
7 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 9 (20.93%) SOAP
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) jQuery
7 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
8 8 (18.60%) Big Data
8 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
8 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
8 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
8 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 8 (18.60%) .NET
8 8 (18.60%) HTTP
8 8 (18.60%) HTTPS
9 7 (16.28%) Unix
9 7 (16.28%) C#
9 7 (16.28%) SQL
9 7 (16.28%) TDD
9 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
10 6 (13.95%) HTML5

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 12 (27.91%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.98%) Mule
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) Drupal
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
1 8 (18.60%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) 2G
3 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) LTE
3 2 (4.65%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.65%) SNMP
3 2 (4.65%) Telnet
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
1 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) HBase
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Bower
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Grunt
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.33%) Cobertura
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) REST
2 12 (27.91%) Spring
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) Middleware
5 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
5 9 (20.93%) CSS
5 9 (20.93%) jQuery
5 9 (20.93%) SOAP
5 9 (20.93%) XML
6 8 (18.60%) .NET
7 6 (13.95%) HTML5
7 6 (13.95%) JAXB
7 6 (13.95%) JMS
8 5 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (11.63%) CSS3
8 5 (11.63%) JSON
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
9 4 (9.30%) J2EE
9 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) DataPower
1 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) SUSE
4 1 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
2 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) BDD
5 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.98%) Data Transformation
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) Release Management
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) System Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PA-DSS
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (4.65%) Oozie
3 1 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.65%) Greenplum
4 2 (4.65%) Huawei
4 2 (4.65%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (4.65%) Nortel
4 2 (4.65%) Samsung
5 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Software AG
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods