Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 814 607 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.13% 22.87% 20.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.65% 24.06% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 474 332
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £529 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £20.10 £33.01 £24.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +14.67%

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 3,054 2,523 2,243
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.29% 95.06% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,138 1,778 1,496
Surrey median daily rate £468 £426 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +2.71% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £211
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 109
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.22% +15.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +11.79% -7.38% +7.97%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 0 101 £450 +5.88% 65
Staines +1 97 £500 +5.26% 8
Reigate +4 78 £513 +13.89% 31
Sunbury-on-Thames +3 47 £476 +13.27% 4
Camberley 0 36 £571 +3.86% 10
Weybridge +3 33 £575 +91.67% 5
Redhill -2 29 £400 -5.88% 8
Farnham - 28 £350 - 4
Woking -2 14 £450 +18.03% 28
Epsom +4 12 £375 -11.76% 3
Leatherhead -14 12 £519 +25.76% 21
Chertsey +10 8 £425 +39.34% 4
Egham +5 6 £425 +6.25% 3
Caterham +2 3 £488 -
Godalming -1 3 £475 +11.76% 14
Godstone - 2 £413 -
Lightwater - 2 £175 -
Dorking -3 1 £313 -34.21%
Tadworth - 1 £525 - 2
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 339 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (40.66%) JavaScript
3 282 (34.64%) HTML
4 264 (32.43%) CSS
5 256 (31.45%) AngularJS
6 249 (30.59%) Java
7 196 (24.08%) TDD
8 174 (21.38%) C#
9 172 (21.13%) .NET
10 157 (19.29%) Spring
11 138 (16.95%) Finance
12 135 (16.58%) SQL
13 132 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 124 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (14.74%) Node.js
16 116 (14.25%) Test Automation
17 115 (14.13%) RESTful
18 113 (13.88%) SQL Server
18 113 (13.88%) Jenkins
19 108 (13.27%) Front End Development
20 106 (13.02%) jQuery
21 104 (12.78%) REST
22 103 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
22 103 (12.65%) Scrum
23 100 (12.29%) Linux
24 94 (11.55%) React
25 89 (10.93%) Microservices
26 83 (10.20%) Web Services
27 82 (10.07%) BDD
28 81 (9.95%) Oracle

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 51 (6.27%) Apache
2 38 (4.67%) Apache Spark
3 23 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.46%) Confluence
5 14 (1.72%) CMS
6 11 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.11%) Drupal
7 9 (1.11%) GemFire
7 9 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.11%) WordPress
8 8 (0.98%) IIS
8 8 (0.98%) SAS
8 8 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.61%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.49%) JBoss
11 4 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) InVision
3 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 103 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (5.28%) Serverless
4 13 (1.60%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.35%) Azure Functions
6 9 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.11%) BrowserStack
6 9 (1.11%) GitHub
6 9 (1.11%) Lucidchart
7 7 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.74%) npm
8 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.61%) Google Play
9 5 (0.61%) NuGet
9 5 (0.61%) PaaS
10 3 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.58%) HTTP
2 10 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.98%) DNS
4 7 (0.86%) DHCP
4 7 (0.86%) L2TP
4 7 (0.86%) MPLS
5 5 (0.61%) SSL
6 2 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) Internet
6 2 (0.25%) SMS
6 2 (0.25%) SNMP
6 2 (0.25%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.37%) Hadoop
3 59 (7.25%) Big Data
4 49 (6.02%) MySQL
4 49 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 38 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (4.67%) NoSQL
6 32 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.95%) MongoDB
10 23 (2.83%) Redis
11 22 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.84%) Power BI
13 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 132 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 113 (13.88%) Jenkins
3 70 (8.60%) Maven
4 52 (6.39%) Visual Studio
5 51 (6.27%) JIRA
6 33 (4.05%) Selenium
7 32 (3.93%) Subversion
8 21 (2.58%) JUnit
9 18 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (1.97%) gulp
10 16 (1.97%) Mocha
10 16 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.84%) Protractor
12 14 (1.72%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.35%) Grunt
13 11 (1.35%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.23%) NUnit
14 10 (1.23%) webpack
15 9 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 138 (16.95%) Finance
2 19 (2.33%) Banking
3 14 (1.72%) Advertising
3 14 (1.72%) Back Office
4 13 (1.60%) Retail
5 8 (0.98%) Marketing
6 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.49%) Law
7 3 (0.37%) Games
7 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.25%) Automotive
8 2 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.12%) Electronics
9 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.12%) Front Office
9 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (34.64%) HTML
2 264 (32.43%) CSS
3 256 (31.45%) AngularJS
4 172 (21.13%) .NET
5 157 (19.29%) Spring
6 120 (14.74%) Node.js
7 115 (14.13%) RESTful
8 106 (13.02%) jQuery
9 104 (12.78%) REST
10 94 (11.55%) React
11 83 (10.20%) Web Services
12 76 (9.34%) Angular 2
12 76 (9.34%) HTML5
13 75 (9.21%) Spring Boot
14 68 (8.35%) .NET Framework
15 67 (8.23%) ASP.NET
15 67 (8.23%) JSON
16 64 (7.86%) Kafka
17 57 (7.00%) Hibernate
18 52 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (7.74%) User Experience
3 24 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.23%) Fintech
8 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 8 (0.98%) PKI
9 7 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.49%) Tandem
11 3 (0.37%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.37%) Mashup
11 3 (0.37%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.37%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.25%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (12.29%) Linux
2 41 (5.04%) Unix
3 39 (4.79%) Windows
4 18 (2.21%) Android
4 18 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (24.08%) TDD
3 124 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (14.25%) Test Automation
5 108 (13.27%) Front End Development
6 103 (12.65%) Scrum
7 89 (10.93%) Microservices
8 82 (10.07%) BDD
9 75 (9.21%) MVC
10 64 (7.86%) Web Development
11 63 (7.74%) OO
12 59 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 52 (6.39%) Unit Testing
14 47 (5.77%) Open Source
15 45 (5.53%) SDLC
16 41 (5.04%) ETL
16 41 (5.04%) Kanban
17 38 (4.67%) DevOps
18 37 (4.55%) Workflow
19 32 (3.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (40.66%) JavaScript
2 249 (30.59%) Java
3 174 (21.38%) C#
4 135 (16.58%) SQL
5 81 (9.95%) Python
6 66 (8.11%) Java 8
7 55 (6.76%) TypeScript
8 50 (6.14%) ES6
9 35 (4.30%) PHP
10 33 (4.05%) C++
11 25 (3.07%) Scala
12 22 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.47%) Ruby
15 10 (1.23%) C
16 9 (1.11%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.11%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.74%) Cypher
19 4 (0.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 59 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.42%) Degree
4 12 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.11%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.91%) QA
2 11 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) ECSS
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (7.74%) Docker
2 32 (3.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (1.23%) HDFS
4 7 (0.86%) Firmware
5 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (3.93%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (1.72%) Puppet
3 12 (1.47%) Ansible
4 11 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.37%) Kibana
6 3 (0.37%) logstash
6 3 (0.37%) Salt
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (9.95%) Oracle
2 76 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.09%) Google
4 15 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.47%) SAP
5 12 (1.47%) Workday
6 10 (1.23%) MuleSoft
7 6 (0.74%) Adobe
7 6 (0.74%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.61%) Apple
8 5 (0.61%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 5 (0.61%) Tableau
9 4 (0.49%) Talend
10 3 (0.37%) CA
10 3 (0.37%) Cognos
10 3 (0.37%) Thales
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco
11 2 (0.25%) Informatica
11 2 (0.25%) VMware