Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Developer
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 23.71% 21.03% 17.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.44% 22.06% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 36
Guildford median daily rate £430 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.89% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £225 £275
90th Percentile £517 £553 £438
Surrey median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Guildford median hourly rate £39.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% - -
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.10% +17.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 225 204 213
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 95.33% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 128 113
Guildford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £143 £129 £251
90th Percentile £556 £538 £485
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +65.08% -7.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.44 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £16.75 £22.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -25.56% +18.23% +10.64%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

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 6 months to 25 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Guildford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Java
4 18 (32.73%) HTML
5 16 (29.09%) TDD
6 15 (27.27%) Finance
7 14 (25.45%) CSS
7 14 (25.45%) REST
8 13 (23.64%) JSON
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
9 12 (21.82%) J2EE
10 11 (20.00%) C++
10 11 (20.00%) Unix
10 11 (20.00%) Apache
10 11 (20.00%) Python
10 11 (20.00%) Spring
10 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 11 (20.00%) React
11 10 (18.18%) Apache Spark
11 10 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (18.18%) Spring Boot
11 10 (18.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (18.18%) Big Data
11 10 (18.18%) Kafka
11 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 10 (18.18%) System Testing
11 10 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (18.18%) BDD
11 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
11 10 (18.18%) Hadoop

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (20.00%) Apache
2 10 (18.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) npm
2 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Big Data
1 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.82%) SAS EBI
3 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Mocha
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) Babel
4 1 (1.82%) GitLab
4 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.82%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) CSS
2 14 (25.45%) REST
3 13 (23.64%) JSON
4 12 (21.82%) J2EE
5 11 (20.00%) React
5 11 (20.00%) Spring
6 10 (18.18%) Kafka
6 10 (18.18%) Middleware
6 10 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (18.18%) RESTful
6 10 (18.18%) Spring Boot
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
7 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.36%) HTML5
8 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.55%) Redux
9 6 (10.91%) jQuery
10 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.82%) SCORM
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) TDD
3 10 (18.18%) BDD
3 10 (18.18%) System Testing
3 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
5 8 (14.55%) MVC
6 7 (12.73%) Web Development
7 3 (5.45%) Android Development
7 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Development
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) SOLID
8 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.82%) B2B
9 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Open Source
9 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 11 (20.00%) C++
3 11 (20.00%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) C#
5 9 (16.36%) C
6 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Perforce
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe
2 1 (1.82%) Agilent
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Tektronix