Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 607 419 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.74% 18.12% 20.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.92% 19.00% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 294 416
Surrey median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 6
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +6.10% +17.14%
10th Percentile £38.50 £20.53 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% +4.29%

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 2648 2205 2599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.37% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1860 1449 1588
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £207 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +7 57 £475 +8.57% 1
Reigate 0 56 £465 +38.81% 4
Guildford 0 55 £430 +10.97% 17
Redhill +1 54 £425 +2.41% 2
Leatherhead +6 40 £425 -5.56% 4
Camberley +1 40 £550 - 3
Sunbury-on-Thames +5 32 £413 -
Woking -5 21 £388 -11.43% 10
Epsom -11 8 £375 -6.25% 4
Chertsey - 5 £305 - 1
Cobham 0 4 £413 -
Egham -3 3 £400 -5.88% 3
Weybridge -4 3 £300 -37.17% 9
Dorking - 3 £450 -
Farnham -1 2 £213 -41.38% 5
Godalming - 2 £425 - 2
Haslemere - 1 £325 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 239 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (37.40%) JavaScript
3 204 (33.61%) Java
4 196 (32.29%) HTML
5 181 (29.82%) CSS
6 169 (27.84%) SQL
7 150 (24.71%) C#
8 139 (22.90%) .NET
9 127 (20.92%) Finance
10 122 (20.10%) Oracle
11 121 (19.93%) Web Services
12 113 (18.62%) REST
13 110 (18.12%) AngularJS
14 108 (17.79%) Git (software)
15 101 (16.64%) Linux
16 99 (16.31%) Python
16 99 (16.31%) TDD
17 91 (14.99%) Spring
17 91 (14.99%) Web Development
18 89 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
19 82 (13.51%) OO
20 79 (13.01%) SQL Server
21 77 (12.69%) Jenkins
22 76 (12.52%) jQuery
23 73 (12.03%) ASP.NET
24 72 (11.86%) HTML5
25 68 (11.20%) MVC
26 67 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
27 65 (10.71%) Relational Database
28 62 (10.21%) User Experience

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 19 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.64%) WebLogic
3 15 (2.47%) Apache
4 14 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.98%) CMS
5 12 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.48%) JBoss
7 8 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.15%) SAS
9 6 (0.99%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (0.66%) Luigi
10 4 (0.66%) Mule
11 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.49%) Moodle
12 2 (0.33%) GemFire
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.66%) Pipeline Pilot
2 4 (0.66%) SPSS
3 3 (0.49%) Simulink
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.16%) Lawson
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.29%) SaaS
4 18 (2.97%) npm
5 9 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (1.48%) Firebase
5 9 (1.48%) Serverless
6 8 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (1.32%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.82%) Yarn
8 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) Office 365
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.16%) Force.com
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.48%) AMQP
1 9 (1.48%) Internet
2 3 (0.49%) Wireless
3 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.16%) HTTP
3 1 (0.16%) LDAP
3 1 (0.16%) SMS
3 1 (0.16%) SMTP
3 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.27%) Oracle Database
4 31 (5.11%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.79%) Big Data
7 22 (3.62%) MySQL
8 17 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
9 15 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.81%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (1.81%) SAP BW
12 11 (1.81%) SQLPlus
13 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 77 (12.69%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (6.26%) Visual Studio
5 35 (5.77%) Maven
5 35 (5.77%) NUnit
6 33 (5.44%) Selenium
7 30 (4.94%) Subversion
8 19 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 17 (2.80%) Moq
9 17 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (2.64%) Bower
11 15 (2.47%) JUnit
12 14 (2.31%) PostCSS
13 12 (1.98%) ProC
14 11 (1.81%) gulp
14 11 (1.81%) Mocha
15 8 (1.32%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (1.32%) MSBuild
General
1 127 (20.92%) Finance
2 21 (3.46%) Banking
3 18 (2.97%) Marketing
4 11 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.48%) Electronics
5 9 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.99%) Automotive
7 6 (0.99%) Publishing
8 4 (0.66%) Advertising
8 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.66%) Legal
9 3 (0.49%) Law
9 3 (0.49%) Retail
10 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (32.29%) HTML
2 181 (29.82%) CSS
3 139 (22.90%) .NET
4 121 (19.93%) Web Services
5 113 (18.62%) REST
6 110 (18.12%) AngularJS
7 91 (14.99%) Spring
8 76 (12.52%) jQuery
9 73 (12.03%) ASP.NET
10 72 (11.86%) HTML5
11 59 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (9.72%) React
11 59 (9.72%) RESTful
12 51 (8.40%) SOAP
13 50 (8.24%) Node.js
14 42 (6.92%) Django
15 41 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (6.75%) WCF
16 38 (6.26%) .NET Framework
17 35 (5.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.21%) User Experience
2 26 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 11 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 6 (0.99%) Clustering
7 5 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.82%) Equities
8 4 (0.66%) Life Science
9 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.49%) Fintech
9 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.49%) VHDL
10 2 (0.33%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.64%) Linux
2 59 (9.72%) Unix
3 34 (5.60%) Windows
4 27 (4.45%) Android
5 11 (1.81%) AIX
6 10 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.49%) Solaris
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.31%) TDD
3 91 (14.99%) Web Development
4 89 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (13.51%) OO
6 68 (11.20%) MVC
7 61 (10.05%) Scrum
8 56 (9.23%) BDD
9 52 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 49 (8.07%) Unit Testing
11 48 (7.91%) Test Automation
12 34 (5.60%) Microservices
13 31 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (4.12%) CRM
14 25 (4.12%) Open Source
14 25 (4.12%) Software Engineering
15 24 (3.95%) DevOps
15 24 (3.95%) SOLID
16 23 (3.79%) API Development
16 23 (3.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (37.40%) JavaScript
2 204 (33.61%) Java
3 169 (27.84%) SQL
4 150 (24.71%) C#
5 99 (16.31%) Python
6 42 (6.92%) PL/SQL
7 35 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 33 (5.44%) C++
9 32 (5.27%) C
10 27 (4.45%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.62%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.47%) ECMAScript
12 15 (2.47%) PHP
12 15 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.81%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.81%) ES6
14 8 (1.32%) Ruby
15 6 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (0.82%) Perl
16 5 (0.82%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 19 (3.13%) Degree
2 17 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.66%) PhD
5 4 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.80%) QA
2 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.33%) GCP
3 2 (0.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 23 (3.79%) Docker
2 13 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.82%) HDFS
4 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 15 (2.47%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (1.48%) Ansible
2 9 (1.48%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.48%) Puppet
3 8 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Oozie
5 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.16%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 122 (20.10%) Oracle
2 57 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (3.46%) SAP
4 10 (1.65%) Cloudera
4 10 (1.65%) Google
5 8 (1.32%) Adobe
5 8 (1.32%) Tableau
6 7 (1.15%) Talend
6 7 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 6 (0.99%) Mapbox
7 6 (0.99%) Workday
7 6 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.66%) Netezza
8 4 (0.66%) RapidMiner
9 3 (0.49%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.49%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.33%) RedGate
10 2 (0.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.33%) Xilinx