The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 22 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.76% 9.52% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 10.94% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 109 128 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 83.21% 87.07% 83.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 108
Median daily rate £450 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Guildford

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Guildford

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Guildford

Software Engineering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) JAXB
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) PA-DSS
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) 5G
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) 3G

Software Engineering
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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (25.00%) 2G
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) 5G
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (75.00%) JAXB
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PA-DSS
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS