The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 18.63% 29.67% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.39% 31.03% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £444 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  

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 98 87 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 96.08% 95.60% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 94
Median daily rate £425 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +24.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +46.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £19.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 18 (46.15%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) Spring
5 13 (33.33%) REST
5 13 (33.33%) Apache
6 12 (30.77%) CSS
6 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 11 (28.21%) Middleware
7 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
8 10 (25.64%) Unix
8 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
8 10 (25.64%) TDD
9 9 (23.08%) JSON
9 9 (23.08%) jQuery
9 9 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (23.08%) Big Data
9 9 (23.08%) J2EE
9 9 (23.08%) Front End Development
10 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
10 8 (20.51%) System Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Kafka
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) BDD
11 7 (17.95%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (17.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (15.38%) React

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 13 (33.33%) Apache
2 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) Mule
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
2 9 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.56%) SAS EBI
4 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Mocha
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Sinon.JS
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) Spring
3 13 (33.33%) REST
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) Middleware
6 9 (23.08%) J2EE
6 9 (23.08%) jQuery
6 9 (23.08%) JSON
6 9 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (17.95%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) Kafka
8 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.38%) React
8 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) CSS3
10 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.69%) JMS
10 3 (7.69%) SOAP
10 3 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Animation
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.56%) SCORM
2 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 8 (20.51%) System Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.13%) OO
9 1 (2.56%) Coaching
9 1 (2.56%) Defect Management
9 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.56%) SDET
9 1 (2.56%) SDLC
9 1 (2.56%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PA-DSS
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Perforce
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Agilent
3 1 (2.56%) Tektronix