Period
to 5 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 139 598 874
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 16.37% 24.74% 26.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.53% 26.26% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 485 672
Median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £316 £352 £325
90th Percentile £521 £575 £579
South East median daily rate £443 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £52.50 £33.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £51.25 £20.08 £18.55
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.83 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% -2.30%

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 793 2,277 3,082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.40% 94.21% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 1,626 2,139
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £163 £300 £300
90th Percentile £578 £625 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £442 £425
% change year-on-year +1.87% +3.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 65 86
Median hourly rate £20.75 £19.73 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -14.22% +19.48%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.70 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.50 £51.13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -4.44% +20.32% +6.86%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend 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 5 July 2020. 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 23 £400 -5.88% 30
Reigate -4 14 £450 -8.16% 2
Staines 0 11 £403 -10.56%
Epsom +8 10 £433 - 2
Woking 0 8 £431 -1.43% 3
Leatherhead +5 6 £488 +8.33% 5
Chertsey -6 5 £500 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 5 - -
Farnham -1 4 £375 -1.96% 2
Tadworth 0 3 £465 +3.33%
Camberley -2 3 £525 -3.45% 3
Egham +4 1 £500 +8.11%
Redhill -5 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £475 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 72 (51.80%) JavaScript
2 64 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (38.85%) SQL
4 48 (34.53%) C#
5 45 (32.37%) HTML
5 45 (32.37%) Scrum
6 41 (29.50%) .NET
7 36 (25.90%) CSS
8 35 (25.18%) Azure
9 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
10 29 (20.86%) Test Automation
11 28 (20.14%) Java
12 27 (19.42%) Node.js
13 26 (18.71%) Finance
14 25 (17.99%) HTML5
15 24 (17.27%) Python
15 24 (17.27%) React
16 22 (15.83%) Serverless
16 22 (15.83%) AWS
17 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
18 19 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (13.67%) MVC
19 18 (12.95%) CRM
19 18 (12.95%) AngularJS
20 17 (12.23%) Jenkins
20 17 (12.23%) AWS Lambda
20 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
20 17 (12.23%) TDD
20 17 (12.23%) Dynamics CRM
21 16 (11.51%) RESTful

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 12 (8.63%) CMS
2 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.47%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.32%) Drupal
5 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) Kentico
7 1 (0.72%) Mendix
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) InVision
Business Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.18%) Azure
2 22 (15.83%) AWS
2 22 (15.83%) Serverless
3 17 (12.23%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (10.79%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (7.91%) Power Platform
6 6 (4.32%) Heroku
7 5 (3.60%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.60%) Logic Apps
8 4 (2.88%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.16%) AWS Step Functions
9 3 (2.16%) Kong
9 3 (2.16%) Power Automate
9 3 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.44%) Office 365
10 2 (1.44%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) AMQP
2 2 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) Power BI
3 8 (5.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.76%) Qlik Sense
4 7 (5.04%) Big Data
5 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.88%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.16%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.44%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.44%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.44%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.23%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.91%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.19%) Selenium
5 7 (5.04%) Maven
5 7 (5.04%) Subversion
6 5 (3.60%) FindBugs
6 5 (3.60%) Log4j
6 5 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.60%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.88%) JIRA
7 4 (2.88%) Mocha
8 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.16%) JUnit
8 3 (2.16%) ProC
8 3 (2.16%) PVCS
8 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.44%) Synon
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Marketing
3 2 (1.44%) Automotive
3 2 (1.44%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.37%) HTML
2 41 (29.50%) .NET
3 36 (25.90%) CSS
4 27 (19.42%) Node.js
5 25 (17.99%) HTML5
6 24 (17.27%) React
7 18 (12.95%) AngularJS
8 16 (11.51%) RESTful
9 15 (10.79%) CSS3
10 14 (10.07%) Web Services
11 13 (9.35%) REST
12 12 (8.63%) jQuery
12 12 (8.63%) Spring
13 11 (7.91%) .NET Framework
14 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
14 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (6.47%) Entity Framework
15 9 (6.47%) LINQ
16 8 (5.76%) React Native
16 8 (5.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.16%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.44%) iSeries
5 1 (0.72%) AS400
5 1 (0.72%) CMDB
5 1 (0.72%) Derivative
5 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Mashup
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.19%) Linux
2 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (4.32%) Windows
3 5 (3.60%) CentOS
3 5 (3.60%) Debian
3 5 (3.60%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.16%) Unix
5 2 (1.44%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.37%) Scrum
3 29 (20.86%) Test Automation
4 19 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (13.67%) MVC
5 18 (12.95%) CRM
6 17 (12.23%) TDD
7 14 (10.07%) Front End Development
8 12 (8.63%) API Integration
8 12 (8.63%) DevOps
9 11 (7.91%) OO
9 11 (7.91%) Open Source
10 10 (7.19%) Analytics
10 10 (7.19%) Data Integration
10 10 (7.19%) SOLID
11 9 (6.47%) ETL
11 9 (6.47%) Microservices
12 8 (5.76%) Kanban
12 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.80%) JavaScript
2 54 (38.85%) SQL
3 48 (34.53%) C#
4 28 (20.14%) Java
5 24 (17.27%) Python
6 7 (5.04%) C
7 6 (4.32%) C++
8 5 (3.60%) Ruby
8 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.88%) PHP
9 4 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (2.16%) ES6
10 3 (2.16%) Perl
10 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.44%) Java 8
11 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) Go
12 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) FINREP
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) HDFS
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Terraform
2 5 (3.60%) Ansible
3 3 (2.16%) Consul
3 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) Packer
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.72%) Oozie
4 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.04%) Databricks
3 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.88%) Blue Prism
6 3 (2.16%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.16%) Tableau
7 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Snow
8 1 (0.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Xamarin