Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 864 583 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.33% 23.23% 18.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.88% 24.50% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 441 348
Surrey median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £306
90th Percentile £588 £506 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 16
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £17.20 £25.04 £15.05
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £46.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% - +11.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,099 2,380 2,460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.82% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,149 1,628 1,660
Surrey median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £242
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 113
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Developer in Surrey

Developer
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 Developer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +1 133 £500 +11.11% 8
Guildford +1 96 £450 +5.88% 48
Reigate +3 93 £513 +20.59% 27
Weybridge +3 56 £513 +70.83% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames +16 50 £466 +11.68% 3
Camberley -1 37 £575 +10.58% 5
Redhill 0 32 £400 -5.88% 7
Farnham +2 31 £375 - 8
Leatherhead -5 22 £438 +9.38% 17
Woking -4 13 £410 +10.07% 11
Chertsey +3 7 £448 +5.29% 3
Egham -1 6 £425 +6.25% 3
Epsom -11 5 £338 -25.00% 2
Godalming - 3 £475 - 9
Dorking - 3 £425 - 1
Caterham +2 2 £425 -12.82% 1
Lightwater - 2 £175 - 1
Tadworth - 1 £525 - 1
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Godstone - 1 £475 - 1
Esher - 1 £275 - 1
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 413 (47.80%) JavaScript
2 358 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (37.27%) HTML
4 283 (32.75%) CSS
5 271 (31.37%) Java
6 260 (30.09%) AngularJS
7 210 (24.31%) TDD
8 189 (21.88%) C#
9 185 (21.41%) .NET
10 183 (21.18%) Jenkins
11 178 (20.60%) Git (software)
12 165 (19.10%) Spring
13 155 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
14 154 (17.82%) SQL Server
15 150 (17.36%) RESTful
16 148 (17.13%) Finance
17 144 (16.67%) React
18 138 (15.97%) Linux
19 136 (15.74%) Web Services
20 134 (15.51%) REST
21 133 (15.39%) Node.js
22 130 (15.05%) Test Automation
23 128 (14.81%) Oracle
24 127 (14.70%) SQL
24 127 (14.70%) Scrum
24 127 (14.70%) jQuery
25 105 (12.15%) Web Development
25 105 (12.15%) Relational Database
26 103 (11.92%) BDD
26 103 (11.92%) Python

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 59 (6.83%) Apache
2 44 (5.09%) Apache Spark
3 28 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.85%) CMS
7 14 (1.62%) Drupal
7 14 (1.62%) GemFire
8 13 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.16%) WordPress
10 9 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.93%) Confluence
11 8 (0.93%) IIS
11 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.81%) JBoss
12 7 (0.81%) Mule
13 6 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.35%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 90 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (7.41%) Serverless
4 17 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (1.50%) Azure Functions
6 12 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (1.39%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.81%) NuGet
10 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.58%) Google Play
11 5 (0.58%) PaaS
12 4 (0.46%) GitHub
12 4 (0.46%) npm
13 3 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.35%) Force.com
13 3 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.55%) HTTP
2 9 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.58%) SSL
4 4 (0.46%) DHCP
4 4 (0.46%) DNS
4 4 (0.46%) L2TP
4 4 (0.46%) MPLS
5 3 (0.35%) SMS
6 2 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.23%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) FTP
6 2 (0.23%) GSM
6 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) MGW
6 2 (0.23%) PBX
6 2 (0.23%) RTP
6 2 (0.23%) SMTP
6 2 (0.23%) SNMP
6 2 (0.23%) UMTS
6 2 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 105 (12.15%) Relational Database
3 74 (8.56%) Big Data
4 66 (7.64%) Hadoop
5 41 (4.75%) Redis
6 36 (4.17%) MySQL
7 34 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (3.47%) MongoDB
9 29 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (2.89%) NoSQL
12 22 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (2.31%) Power BI
13 20 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.97%) HBase
16 16 (1.85%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 183 (21.18%) Jenkins
2 178 (20.60%) Git (software)
3 64 (7.41%) Maven
4 54 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 30 (3.47%) Selenium
5 30 (3.47%) Subversion
6 29 (3.36%) JIRA
6 29 (3.36%) Mocha
7 27 (3.13%) webpack
8 25 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (2.55%) Babel
9 22 (2.55%) Gerrit
9 22 (2.55%) Sinon.JS
9 22 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (2.08%) NUnit
11 17 (1.97%) JUnit
12 14 (1.62%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.39%) SpecFlow
14 9 (1.04%) gulp
14 9 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 148 (17.13%) Finance
2 16 (1.85%) Banking
3 14 (1.62%) Advertising
4 10 (1.16%) Marketing
4 10 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 8 (0.93%) Law
6 7 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (0.81%) Retail
7 2 (0.23%) Automotive
7 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.12%) Front Office
8 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (37.27%) HTML
2 283 (32.75%) CSS
3 260 (30.09%) AngularJS
4 185 (21.41%) .NET
5 165 (19.10%) Spring
6 150 (17.36%) RESTful
7 144 (16.67%) React
8 136 (15.74%) Web Services
9 134 (15.51%) REST
10 133 (15.39%) Node.js
11 127 (14.70%) jQuery
12 102 (11.81%) HTML5
13 88 (10.19%) Spring Boot
14 74 (8.56%) JSON
15 72 (8.33%) CSS3
16 71 (8.22%) Django
17 70 (8.10%) Kafka
18 67 (7.75%) Hibernate
19 66 (7.64%) ASP.NET
20 63 (7.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 38 (4.40%) User Experience
4 34 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.62%) Data Structures
5 14 (1.62%) Fintech
6 11 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.93%) Clustering
9 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 7 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 7 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.58%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.58%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.46%) PKI
11 4 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.46%) Tandem
12 3 (0.35%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (15.97%) Linux
2 55 (6.37%) Unix
3 47 (5.44%) Windows
4 39 (4.51%) Android
5 38 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.81%) AIX
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.23%) VMS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (24.31%) TDD
3 155 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
4 130 (15.05%) Test Automation
5 127 (14.70%) Scrum
6 105 (12.15%) Web Development
7 103 (11.92%) BDD
8 102 (11.81%) Front End Development
9 98 (11.34%) Microservices
10 78 (9.03%) Unit Testing
11 70 (8.10%) SDLC
12 66 (7.64%) MVC
12 66 (7.64%) OO
13 63 (7.29%) Workflow
14 50 (5.79%) Software Engineering
15 46 (5.32%) Open Source
16 43 (4.98%) DevOps
17 38 (4.40%) Configuration Management
18 37 (4.28%) Continuous Delivery
18 37 (4.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 413 (47.80%) JavaScript
2 271 (31.37%) Java
3 189 (21.88%) C#
4 127 (14.70%) SQL
5 103 (11.92%) Python
6 81 (9.38%) Java 8
7 77 (8.91%) TypeScript
8 72 (8.33%) ES6
9 32 (3.70%) C++
10 28 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.89%) PHP
12 17 (1.97%) Scala
13 14 (1.62%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.50%) C
14 13 (1.50%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.39%) Ruby
16 11 (1.27%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.16%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 33 (3.82%) Degree
3 31 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.16%) BC Cleared
6 7 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.85%) QA
2 11 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) GCP
4 1 (0.12%) ECSS
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (7.75%) Docker
2 37 (4.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (1.39%) HDFS
4 5 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (4.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (2.31%) Ansible
3 12 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.39%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) Salt
4 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.23%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.23%) Kibana
5 2 (0.23%) logstash
6 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (14.81%) Oracle
2 84 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 16 (1.85%) Google
4 13 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.16%) Apple
5 10 (1.16%) Cognos
5 10 (1.16%) SAP
5 10 (1.16%) Workday
6 9 (1.04%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco
7 4 (0.46%) MuleSoft
7 4 (0.46%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe
8 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.35%) Capita
8 3 (0.35%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.35%) Snow
8 3 (0.35%) Tableau
8 3 (0.35%) Talend
9 2 (0.23%) Informatica