Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 811 495 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.70% 22.04% 18.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.19% 23.40% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 362 356
Surrey median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £303
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 18
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31.25 £35.75 £31.98
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +13.16%

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 2,877 2,115 2,435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.17% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,012 1,399 1,604
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.48%
10th Percentile £292 £238 £238
90th Percentile £594 £570 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 81 182
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -19.57% +24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.50 £11.03
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.91%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +1 125 £488 +8.33% 7
Reigate +1 100 £513 +24.24% 30
Sunbury-on-Thames +23 71 £495 +23.63% 2
Weybridge +5 70 £475 - 4
Guildford +2 61 £450 - 34
Camberley +4 47 £550 +2.33% 17
Redhill +2 32 £408 -4.12% 10
Farnham +6 30 £375 +25.00% 12
Leatherhead -4 22 £425 +13.33% 15
Woking +4 14 £410 -1.80% 16
Egham -2 7 £450 +5.88% 3
Epsom -5 5 £350 -22.22% 8
Chertsey -1 4 £438 +2.94% 3
Caterham +4 3 £394 -23.17% 1
Dorking - 3 £425 - 1
Esher 0 1 £275 -15.38%
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 402 (49.57%) JavaScript
2 348 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (41.18%) HTML
4 319 (39.33%) CSS
5 268 (33.05%) Java
6 262 (32.31%) AngularJS
7 210 (25.89%) Jenkins
8 193 (23.80%) TDD
9 191 (23.55%) Git (software)
10 171 (21.09%) React
11 169 (20.84%) Continuous Integration
12 166 (20.47%) Node.js
13 157 (19.36%) C#
13 157 (19.36%) Web Services
14 156 (19.24%) Spring
15 154 (18.99%) Scrum
15 154 (18.99%) Oracle
16 148 (18.25%) REST
17 145 (17.88%) Linux
18 143 (17.63%) .NET
19 134 (16.52%) RESTful
20 131 (16.15%) Test Automation
20 131 (16.15%) Relational Database
21 130 (16.03%) SQL Server
22 129 (15.91%) Finance
23 128 (15.78%) jQuery
24 124 (15.29%) BDD
25 123 (15.17%) Web Development
26 119 (14.67%) HTML5
27 115 (14.18%) 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 48 (5.92%) Apache
2 38 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.71%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.22%) CMS
5 15 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (1.85%) Mule
6 12 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (1.48%) Drupal
7 11 (1.36%) GemFire
8 10 (1.23%) WordPress
9 9 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.86%) IIS
12 6 (0.74%) Confluence
12 6 (0.74%) JBoss
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.62%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 66 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (8.01%) Serverless
3 54 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.21%) OpenShift
5 14 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (1.60%) npm
7 10 (1.23%) GitHub
8 8 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.74%) Lucidchart
10 6 (0.74%) NuGet
11 5 (0.62%) Google Play
12 4 (0.49%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.49%) PaaS
12 4 (0.49%) SaaS
12 4 (0.49%) Yarn
13 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.37%) Firebase
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.48%) HTTP
2 8 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.74%) SMS
4 4 (0.49%) FTP
5 3 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (0.37%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (0.37%) Firewall
5 3 (0.37%) GSM
5 3 (0.37%) LTE
5 3 (0.37%) MGW
5 3 (0.37%) PBX
5 3 (0.37%) RANAP
5 3 (0.37%) RTP
5 3 (0.37%) SGSN
5 3 (0.37%) SMTP
5 3 (0.37%) SSL
5 3 (0.37%) UMTS
5 3 (0.37%) VoIP
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.15%) Relational Database
2 130 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 66 (8.14%) Big Data
4 51 (6.29%) Hadoop
5 44 (5.43%) Redis
6 37 (4.56%) MySQL
7 32 (3.95%) Oracle Database
8 31 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.84%) HBase
11 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (2.10%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (1.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 210 (25.89%) Jenkins
2 191 (23.55%) Git (software)
3 53 (6.54%) Maven
4 37 (4.56%) Mocha
4 37 (4.56%) Visual Studio
5 34 (4.19%) webpack
6 32 (3.95%) Babel
6 32 (3.95%) Gerrit
6 32 (3.95%) Selenium
6 32 (3.95%) Sinon.JS
6 32 (3.95%) Subversion
7 27 (3.33%) JIRA
8 24 (2.96%) JUnit
9 23 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (2.10%) NUnit
11 13 (1.60%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.23%) MSBuild
12 10 (1.23%) Protractor
12 10 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.11%) ProC
General
1 129 (15.91%) Finance
2 16 (1.97%) Banking
2 16 (1.97%) Marketing
2 16 (1.97%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.36%) Law
4 10 (1.23%) Advertising
5 8 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.74%) Games
7 5 (0.62%) Electronics
7 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.25%) Publishing
8 2 (0.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.12%) Front Office
9 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (41.18%) HTML
2 319 (39.33%) CSS
3 262 (32.31%) AngularJS
4 171 (21.09%) React
5 166 (20.47%) Node.js
6 157 (19.36%) Web Services
7 156 (19.24%) Spring
8 148 (18.25%) REST
9 143 (17.63%) .NET
10 134 (16.52%) RESTful
11 128 (15.78%) jQuery
12 119 (14.67%) HTML5
13 87 (10.73%) CSS3
14 85 (10.48%) Spring Boot
15 72 (8.88%) JSON
16 69 (8.51%) Django
16 69 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 55 (6.78%) Kafka
18 54 (6.66%) Angular 2
18 54 (6.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.30%) User Experience
3 39 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.45%) Clustering
6 23 (2.84%) Fat Client
6 23 (2.84%) Thin Client
7 19 (2.34%) Fintech
8 16 (1.97%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.74%) Equities
14 5 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (0.62%) iPad
15 4 (0.49%) PKI
16 3 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
17 2 (0.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 145 (17.88%) Linux
2 61 (7.52%) Unix
3 54 (6.66%) Android
4 43 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 43 (5.30%) Windows
5 12 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.99%) AIX
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (23.80%) TDD
3 169 (20.84%) Continuous Integration
4 154 (18.99%) Scrum
5 131 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 124 (15.29%) BDD
7 123 (15.17%) Web Development
8 95 (11.71%) Unit Testing
9 85 (10.48%) Front End Development
10 75 (9.25%) Microservices
11 72 (8.88%) OO
12 68 (8.38%) Workflow
13 65 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 65 (8.01%) SDLC
14 62 (7.64%) DevOps
15 53 (6.54%) Configuration Management
16 48 (5.92%) MVC
17 47 (5.80%) API Development
18 42 (5.18%) E-Commerce
19 41 (5.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 402 (49.57%) JavaScript
2 268 (33.05%) Java
3 157 (19.36%) C#
4 115 (14.18%) Python
5 111 (13.69%) SQL
6 94 (11.59%) TypeScript
7 78 (9.62%) Java 8
8 69 (8.51%) ES6
9 33 (4.07%) C++
10 26 (3.21%) PHP
11 23 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.97%) Ruby
15 14 (1.73%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.60%) C
17 10 (1.23%) XAML
18 8 (0.99%) Scala
18 8 (0.99%) VBA
19 7 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (5.06%) Degree
2 20 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.85%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) GCP
3 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) ECSS
System Software
1 74 (9.12%) Docker
2 30 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (1.97%) HDFS
4 5 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.62%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 35 (4.32%) Ansible
3 11 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.36%) Puppet
4 6 (0.74%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.37%) Salt
6 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 154 (18.99%) Oracle
2 59 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (2.10%) SAP
5 10 (1.23%) Cognos
6 9 (1.11%) Google
6 9 (1.11%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.99%) Apple
7 8 (0.99%) Tableau
8 5 (0.62%) Cisco
8 5 (0.62%) Cloudera
8 5 (0.62%) Hortonworks
8 5 (0.62%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.49%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.37%) Informatica
10 3 (0.37%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.37%) Snow
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe
11 2 (0.25%) Talend