Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 853 612 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.42% 21.94% 17.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.99% 23.12% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 492 263
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £338 £338 £313
90th Percentile £588 £543 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +17.83% -4.27%
10th Percentile £20.10 £39.76 £18.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%

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 3,160 2,647 2,120
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 94.91% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,228 1,877 1,382
Surrey median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £185
90th Percentile £606 £575 £574
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 113
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -20.24% -
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.66 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.60 £43.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Guildford 0 117 £456 +4.89% 66
Reigate +4 107 £513 +10.22% 26
Staines 0 82 £525 +10.53% 10
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 50 £466 +10.36% 4
Camberley 0 46 £550 - 11
Leatherhead -3 28 £425 - 28
Woking +7 24 £475 +18.01% 13
Redhill -7 22 £394 -7.35% 4
Weybridge +6 17 £563 +87.50% 3
Farnham 0 13 £350 +64.71% 5
Chertsey +8 10 £448 +46.72% 5
Epsom +7 10 £425 +13.33% 1
Godalming 0 5 £475 +11.76% 7
Lightwater - 5 £500 -
Esher - 4 £525 -
Egham +4 3 £431 +7.81% 4
Caterham - 3 £500 - 2
Godstone - 2 £413 -
Thames Ditton - 1 - - 2
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 385 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (32.24%) AngularJS
3 274 (32.12%) JavaScript
4 261 (30.60%) CSS
5 245 (28.72%) HTML
6 230 (26.96%) Java
7 223 (26.14%) C#
8 207 (24.27%) .NET
9 206 (24.15%) TDD
10 183 (21.45%) SQL
11 157 (18.41%) Finance
12 152 (17.82%) Spring
13 141 (16.53%) Node.js
14 134 (15.71%) Front End Development
15 126 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
16 125 (14.65%) Test Automation
17 121 (14.19%) Scrum
18 117 (13.72%) Git (software)
19 105 (12.31%) SQL Server
20 104 (12.19%) RESTful
20 104 (12.19%) jQuery
20 104 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
21 97 (11.37%) Microsoft
22 95 (11.14%) SDLC
23 91 (10.67%) MVC
24 88 (10.32%) BDD
25 87 (10.20%) React
26 85 (9.96%) REST
26 85 (9.96%) .NET Framework
27 84 (9.85%) HTML5

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 39 (4.57%) Apache
2 34 (3.99%) Apache Spark
3 27 (3.17%) Confluence
4 19 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.06%) CMS
6 9 (1.06%) Drupal
7 8 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.82%) nginx
8 7 (0.82%) SAS
8 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.70%) GemFire
10 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.59%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.59%) WordPress
11 4 (0.47%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.47%) FileNet
12 3 (0.35%) JBoss
12 3 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.23%) InVision
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 126 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (4.22%) Serverless
4 20 (2.34%) npm
5 18 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.11%) GitHub
5 18 (2.11%) Google Play
6 16 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 16 (1.88%) SaaS
7 15 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (1.41%) NuGet
9 11 (1.29%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.29%) BrowserStack
10 10 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.17%) Lucidchart
11 9 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.82%) Yarn
13 6 (0.70%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.23%) HTTP
2 9 (1.06%) DNS
2 9 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.94%) DHCP
3 8 (0.94%) L2TP
3 8 (0.94%) MPLS
4 4 (0.47%) SSL
5 3 (0.35%) Network Security
5 3 (0.35%) Wireless
6 2 (0.23%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) Internet
6 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.23%) SMS
6 2 (0.23%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.33%) MySQL
2 54 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 50 (5.86%) Hadoop
4 49 (5.74%) Big Data
5 40 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 37 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 28 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.11%) Power BI
11 18 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (1.17%) Data Lake
15 9 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 117 (13.72%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.21%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.62%) JIRA
4 63 (7.39%) Visual Studio
5 55 (6.45%) Maven
6 33 (3.87%) Selenium
7 29 (3.40%) Subversion
8 27 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 24 (2.81%) JUnit
9 24 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (2.70%) Jasmine
11 22 (2.58%) Protractor
12 20 (2.34%) gulp
13 19 (2.23%) Mocha
14 18 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.64%) webpack
16 13 (1.52%) Grunt
17 12 (1.41%) Travis CI
17 12 (1.41%) WebDriver
18 11 (1.29%) Trac
General
1 157 (18.41%) Finance
2 28 (3.28%) Banking
2 28 (3.28%) Retail
3 18 (2.11%) Back Office
4 13 (1.52%) Advertising
5 8 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.59%) Legal
7 4 (0.47%) Marketing
8 3 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.23%) Law
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.12%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.12%) Front Office
10 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (32.24%) AngularJS
2 261 (30.60%) CSS
3 245 (28.72%) HTML
4 207 (24.27%) .NET
5 152 (17.82%) Spring
6 141 (16.53%) Node.js
7 104 (12.19%) jQuery
7 104 (12.19%) RESTful
8 87 (10.20%) React
9 85 (9.96%) .NET Framework
9 85 (9.96%) REST
10 84 (9.85%) HTML5
11 79 (9.26%) ASP.NET
12 76 (8.91%) Angular 2
12 76 (8.91%) JSON
13 74 (8.68%) Spring Boot
14 63 (7.39%) Entity Framework
15 62 (7.27%) CSS3
16 60 (7.03%) Sass
17 56 (6.57%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.68%) User Experience
2 49 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (1.88%) Fintech
5 15 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.94%) Smart Home
9 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.47%) PKI
10 4 (0.47%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.47%) Tandem
11 3 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.35%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.35%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.35%) Mashup
12 2 (0.23%) Derivative
12 2 (0.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.50%) Linux
2 38 (4.45%) Unix
3 30 (3.52%) Windows
4 25 (2.93%) Android
5 23 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.82%) CentOS
7 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (24.15%) TDD
3 134 (15.71%) Front End Development
4 125 (14.65%) Test Automation
5 121 (14.19%) Scrum
6 104 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (11.14%) SDLC
8 91 (10.67%) MVC
9 88 (10.32%) BDD
10 81 (9.50%) Microservices
11 68 (7.97%) OO
12 62 (7.27%) Unit Testing
13 61 (7.15%) Software Engineering
14 53 (6.21%) DevOps
15 48 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 45 (5.28%) ETL
17 38 (4.45%) Extreme Programming
17 38 (4.45%) Kanban
18 37 (4.34%) Cybersecurity
18 37 (4.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 274 (32.12%) JavaScript
2 230 (26.96%) Java
3 223 (26.14%) C#
4 183 (21.45%) SQL
5 68 (7.97%) TypeScript
6 59 (6.92%) Java 8
6 59 (6.92%) Python
7 48 (5.63%) PHP
8 38 (4.45%) ES6
9 33 (3.87%) C++
9 33 (3.87%) T-SQL
10 23 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.11%) Scala
12 13 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.29%) Ruby
14 10 (1.17%) C
15 9 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.70%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.70%) Cypher
17 5 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.63%) Degree
4 9 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.63%) QA
2 11 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.47%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (9.26%) Docker
2 28 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.06%) HDFS
4 7 (0.82%) Firmware
5 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 22 (2.58%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.29%) Puppet
4 7 (0.82%) Ansible
5 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.35%) QRadar
8 2 (0.23%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.23%) Terraform
9 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.12%) Grafana
9 1 (0.12%) Graphite
9 1 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.21%) Oracle
3 33 (3.87%) Google
4 24 (2.81%) MuleSoft
5 20 (2.34%) SAP
6 18 (2.11%) Xamarin
7 16 (1.88%) Apple
8 15 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.64%) Workday
10 11 (1.29%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 11 (1.29%) Tableau
11 9 (1.06%) Adobe
12 5 (0.59%) IBM
13 4 (0.47%) Splunk
14 3 (0.35%) CA
14 3 (0.35%) hybris
14 3 (0.35%) McAfee
14 3 (0.35%) Telerik
14 3 (0.35%) Thales