Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 688 341 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 23.43% 16.96% 20.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.74% 17.94% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 238 426
Surrey median daily rate £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% - +10.74%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 £34.25 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.69% -25.54% +31.43%
10th Percentile £42.38 £24.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £45.38 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +20.57%

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 2,781 1,901 2,478
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.53% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 1,184 1,601
Surrey median daily rate £463 £414 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% -1.49% +8.39%
10th Percentile £273 £190 £250
90th Percentile £588 £552 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 116 139
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -17.71% +35.21%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.44 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.75 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% -10.60% +20.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +12 83 £495 +9.89% 3
Staines +8 83 £475 -5.00% 9
Reigate -2 82 £465 +12.73% 12
Guildford +2 48 £440 +0.57% 42
Camberley +7 42 £550 - 6
Redhill +12 36 £450 +14.65% 6
Weybridge 0 30 £475 +35.71% 2
Leatherhead +4 23 £425 +6.25% 13
Woking -6 16 £403 -8.00% 19
Farnham +1 15 £250 -23.08% 9
Egham -1 7 £450 +5.88%
Chertsey - 7 £363 - 2
Epsom +1 6 £350 - 10
Dorking - 4 £450 - 2
Cobham +5 3 £425 -
Caterham +6 2 £394 -23.17%
Godalming - 2 £425 - 8
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 303 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 248 (36.05%) HTML
4 242 (35.17%) CSS
5 226 (32.85%) Java
6 180 (26.16%) AngularJS
7 166 (24.13%) SQL
8 143 (20.78%) C#
9 138 (20.06%) Git (software)
10 131 (19.04%) .NET
11 127 (18.46%) Finance
11 127 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (18.31%) TDD
13 121 (17.59%) Web Services
14 120 (17.44%) Scrum
15 118 (17.15%) Jenkins
16 114 (16.57%) jQuery
17 111 (16.13%) Node.js
18 107 (15.55%) REST
18 107 (15.55%) Spring
18 107 (15.55%) Oracle
19 106 (15.41%) React
20 105 (15.26%) HTML5
21 100 (14.53%) Linux
22 95 (13.81%) OO
23 93 (13.52%) Python
24 92 (13.37%) BDD
24 92 (13.37%) Test Automation
25 87 (12.65%) Relational Database
26 84 (12.21%) SQL Server

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 24 (3.49%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.20%) Apache
3 13 (1.89%) Mule
4 12 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.45%) CMS
6 10 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.87%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.87%) JBoss
8 5 (0.73%) SAS
9 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.58%) Drupal
10 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.44%) Confluence
10 3 (0.44%) GemFire
10 3 (0.44%) Luigi
10 3 (0.44%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.58%) SPSS
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.44%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.44%) Magento
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Lawson
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (5.67%) Serverless
4 21 (3.05%) OpenShift
5 18 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (2.62%) npm
6 9 (1.31%) GitHub
7 8 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.16%) Yarn
8 6 (0.87%) Lucidchart
8 6 (0.87%) SaaS
9 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.58%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.44%) Firebase
12 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.31%) AMQP
2 7 (1.02%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) SMS
4 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) FTP
5 2 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) GSM
6 1 (0.15%) LTE
6 1 (0.15%) MGW
6 1 (0.15%) NAS
6 1 (0.15%) PBX
6 1 (0.15%) RTP
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) SMTP
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) UMTS
6 1 (0.15%) VoIP
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.65%) Relational Database
2 84 (12.21%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.67%) Hadoop
3 39 (5.67%) Oracle Database
4 36 (5.23%) Big Data
5 29 (4.22%) MySQL
6 26 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 23 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.47%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.33%) SAP BW
10 14 (2.03%) HBase
11 13 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.89%) SQLPlus
12 12 (1.74%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 138 (20.06%) Git (software)
2 118 (17.15%) Jenkins
3 50 (7.27%) Selenium
4 47 (6.83%) Maven
5 42 (6.10%) Visual Studio
6 34 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (3.78%) Subversion
8 23 (3.34%) Mocha
8 23 (3.34%) NUnit
9 19 (2.76%) JUnit
10 18 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (2.47%) SpecFlow
12 14 (2.03%) webpack
13 13 (1.89%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.74%) Babel
14 12 (1.74%) JIRA
15 11 (1.60%) Gerrit
15 11 (1.60%) Protractor
15 11 (1.60%) Sinon.JS
16 10 (1.45%) Bower
General
1 127 (18.46%) Finance
2 23 (3.34%) Marketing
3 15 (2.18%) Banking
4 13 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.74%) Electronics
6 11 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.87%) Games
8 6 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.73%) Advertising
9 5 (0.73%) Publishing
10 4 (0.58%) Automotive
10 4 (0.58%) Law
10 4 (0.58%) Legal
11 3 (0.44%) Retail
12 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (36.05%) HTML
2 242 (35.17%) CSS
3 180 (26.16%) AngularJS
4 131 (19.04%) .NET
5 121 (17.59%) Web Services
6 114 (16.57%) jQuery
7 111 (16.13%) Node.js
8 107 (15.55%) REST
8 107 (15.55%) Spring
9 106 (15.41%) React
10 105 (15.26%) HTML5
11 77 (11.19%) RESTful
12 68 (9.88%) SOAP
13 65 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 57 (8.28%) CSS3
15 52 (7.56%) JSON
16 48 (6.98%) ASP.NET
17 47 (6.83%) RabbitMQ
18 46 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (6.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.87%) User Experience
2 29 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.63%) Clustering
5 20 (2.91%) Fat Client
5 20 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.03%) Fintech
7 11 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
9 8 (1.16%) Equities
9 8 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.73%) iPad
12 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.44%) Life Science
13 3 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 100 (14.53%) Linux
2 61 (8.87%) Unix
3 30 (4.36%) Android
4 28 (4.07%) Windows
5 16 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.74%) AIX
7 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
3 126 (18.31%) TDD
4 120 (17.44%) Scrum
5 95 (13.81%) OO
6 92 (13.37%) BDD
6 92 (13.37%) Test Automation
7 73 (10.61%) Web Development
8 68 (9.88%) Front End Development
9 63 (9.16%) MVC
10 62 (9.01%) Unit Testing
11 53 (7.70%) DevOps
12 49 (7.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 41 (5.96%) SDLC
14 40 (5.81%) Microservices
15 35 (5.09%) Configuration Management
16 29 (4.22%) Multithreading
16 29 (4.22%) Use Case
16 29 (4.22%) User Stories
17 28 (4.07%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (40.26%) JavaScript
2 226 (32.85%) Java
3 166 (24.13%) SQL
4 143 (20.78%) C#
5 93 (13.52%) Python
6 58 (8.43%) TypeScript
7 37 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 34 (4.94%) C++
9 29 (4.22%) ES6
10 27 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.34%) Shell Script
12 21 (3.05%) C
13 18 (2.62%) PHP
14 12 (1.74%) Ruby
14 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.31%) GraphQL
16 8 (1.16%) Perl
17 7 (1.02%) XAML
18 5 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
19 4 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (5.23%) Degree
2 13 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.44%) PhD
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.20%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) GCP
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (5.38%) Docker
2 19 (2.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (1.74%) HDFS
4 5 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (3.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 22 (3.20%) Ansible
3 7 (1.02%) BladeLogic
4 5 (0.73%) Puppet
5 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 107 (15.55%) Oracle
2 64 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.65%) SAP
4 25 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.03%) Tableau
6 13 (1.89%) Cloudera
7 10 (1.45%) Google
8 7 (1.02%) Adobe
8 7 (1.02%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.02%) Workday
9 6 (0.87%) Mapbox
9 6 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.58%) Informatica
11 3 (0.44%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.44%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.44%) Netezza
11 3 (0.44%) RapidMiner
12 2 (0.29%) Capita
12 2 (0.29%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.29%) Xamarin