Period
to 20 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 812 708 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.17% 24.41% 18.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.85% 25.73% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 571 276
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £339 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Surrey median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.57% -31.37%
10th Percentile £20.08 £41.25 £25.75
90th Percentile £46.83 £52.00 £48.25
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 2,720 2,752 1,997
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 94.86% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,955 1,924 1,233
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £201
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.12% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 107
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +14.86% -17.78%
10th Percentile £11.38 £12.25 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.03 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.51% -8.15%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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
Reigate +3 126 £500 +7.53% 35
Guildford +1 92 £450 +0.84% 76
Camberley +1 60 £550 - 16
Staines -1 54 £488 +2.63% 10
Sunbury-on-Thames -6 38 £460 -6.98%
Woking +7 37 £475 +26.67% 20
Leatherhead +3 32 £425 - 24
Redhill 0 14 £413 -13.16% 8
Tadworth - 12 £463 - 2
Epsom +11 11 £425 +30.77% 6
Chertsey -6 9 £500 +25.00% 2
Weybridge +2 8 £404 -15.00% 6
Caterham -1 7 £450 +14.29% 3
Farnham -1 7 £328 +2.75% 12
Esher -3 6 £525 +90.91%
Egham -11 3 £500 +11.11%
Lightwater - 3 £525 -
Thames Ditton - 2 - - 4
Godalming - 2 - - 12
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 377 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 247 (30.42%) AngularJS
4 241 (29.68%) C#
5 234 (28.82%) Java
6 233 (28.69%) CSS
7 226 (27.83%) .NET
8 208 (25.62%) SQL
9 198 (24.38%) TDD
10 191 (23.52%) HTML
11 172 (21.18%) Finance
12 144 (17.73%) Scrum
13 125 (15.39%) Spring
14 118 (14.53%) SQL Server
15 116 (14.29%) MVC
15 116 (14.29%) jQuery
16 112 (13.79%) Node.js
17 110 (13.55%) Front End Development
18 107 (13.18%) Git (software)
19 102 (12.56%) Test Automation
20 96 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
21 92 (11.33%) ASP.NET
22 90 (11.08%) .NET Framework
23 89 (10.96%) Microsoft
24 88 (10.84%) SDLC
25 84 (10.34%) RESTful
26 83 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
27 75 (9.24%) JIRA
27 75 (9.24%) HTML5
27 75 (9.24%) Visual Studio

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 33 (4.06%) Confluence
2 29 (3.57%) CMS
3 14 (1.72%) Apache
3 14 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.60%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.99%) Drupal
5 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.86%) EPiServer
6 7 (0.86%) nginx
7 6 (0.74%) Anypoint
7 6 (0.74%) JBoss
7 6 (0.74%) Mule
7 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.74%) WordPress
8 5 (0.62%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.62%) SAS
8 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.49%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.49%) FileNet
9 4 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.25%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 96 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.45%) npm
4 22 (2.71%) Serverless
5 20 (2.46%) SaaS
6 19 (2.34%) Google Play
7 15 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (1.85%) Yarn
8 14 (1.72%) GitHub
9 12 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.48%) NuGet
9 12 (1.48%) PaaS
10 9 (1.11%) BrowserStack
10 9 (1.11%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.99%) IaaS
11 8 (0.99%) Office 365
12 7 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.86%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.86%) HTTP
2 5 (0.62%) DNS
2 5 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.49%) DHCP
3 4 (0.49%) L2TP
3 4 (0.49%) MPLS
4 3 (0.37%) Network Security
4 3 (0.37%) Wireless
5 2 (0.25%) Firewall
5 2 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) Internet
6 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.12%) POP3
6 1 (0.12%) SMTP
6 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 48 (5.91%) MySQL
4 45 (5.54%) Big Data
5 36 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (4.06%) Hadoop
7 32 (3.94%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.94%) Power BI
8 31 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.46%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.09%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.35%) Redis
15 10 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 107 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.24%) JIRA
2 75 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 47 (5.79%) Jenkins
4 43 (5.30%) Maven
5 30 (3.69%) Selenium
5 30 (3.69%) Subversion
6 23 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (2.59%) JUnit
7 21 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (2.59%) webpack
8 20 (2.46%) Jasmine
9 18 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 18 (2.22%) Grunt
10 17 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.97%) WebDriver
12 15 (1.85%) Mocha
13 14 (1.72%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.72%) Protractor
13 14 (1.72%) PyCharm
General
1 172 (21.18%) Finance
2 41 (5.05%) Banking
3 26 (3.20%) Retail
4 14 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.35%) Legal
6 9 (1.11%) Back Office
7 7 (0.86%) Advertising
7 7 (0.86%) Marketing
8 5 (0.62%) Billing
9 3 (0.37%) Automotive
9 3 (0.37%) Games
10 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.25%) Electronics
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) German Language
10 2 (0.25%) Law
10 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (30.42%) AngularJS
2 233 (28.69%) CSS
3 226 (27.83%) .NET
4 191 (23.52%) HTML
5 125 (15.39%) Spring
6 116 (14.29%) jQuery
7 112 (13.79%) Node.js
8 92 (11.33%) ASP.NET
9 90 (11.08%) .NET Framework
10 84 (10.34%) RESTful
11 75 (9.24%) HTML5
12 71 (8.74%) Angular 2
13 70 (8.62%) Entity Framework
13 70 (8.62%) REST
14 64 (7.88%) React
15 63 (7.76%) Sass
15 63 (7.76%) Web Services
16 62 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 60 (7.39%) JSON
18 52 (6.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (2.71%) User Experience
5 18 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.72%) Fintech
8 8 (0.99%) Smart Home
9 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.74%) Social Media
10 5 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.49%) CMDB
11 4 (0.49%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.37%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.37%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.37%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.37%) PKI
12 3 (0.37%) Robotics
12 3 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.16%) Linux
2 32 (3.94%) Unix
3 31 (3.82%) Android
4 26 (3.20%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.20%) Windows
5 7 (0.86%) CentOS
6 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (24.38%) TDD
3 144 (17.73%) Scrum
4 116 (14.29%) MVC
5 110 (13.55%) Front End Development
6 102 (12.56%) Test Automation
7 88 (10.84%) SDLC
8 83 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (9.11%) BDD
10 68 (8.37%) Mentoring
11 62 (7.64%) Microservices
12 59 (7.27%) DevOps
13 53 (6.53%) Unit Testing
14 52 (6.40%) OO
14 52 (6.40%) Software Engineering
15 50 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
16 43 (5.30%) SOLID
17 41 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (4.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 251 (30.91%) JavaScript
2 241 (29.68%) C#
3 234 (28.82%) Java
4 208 (25.62%) SQL
5 59 (7.27%) Java 8
6 56 (6.90%) Python
7 51 (6.28%) TypeScript
8 44 (5.42%) T-SQL
9 38 (4.68%) PHP
10 33 (4.06%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.82%) C++
12 17 (2.09%) ES6
12 17 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.60%) C
14 10 (1.23%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.11%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.11%) Ruby
15 9 (1.11%) VBA
16 8 (0.99%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (5.54%) Degree
2 25 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.49%) CISM
5 4 (0.49%) CISSP
5 4 (0.49%) CREST Certified
5 4 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.12%) HND
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.68%) QA
2 8 (0.99%) WCAG
3 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (8.50%) Docker
2 16 (1.97%) OpenAM
3 7 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.86%) Firmware
4 6 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.71%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (1.35%) Puppet
4 10 (1.23%) Ansible
5 7 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.86%) Terraform
6 5 (0.62%) Nessus
6 5 (0.62%) QRadar
7 2 (0.25%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.39%) Oracle
3 33 (4.06%) MuleSoft
4 31 (3.82%) Google
5 23 (2.83%) SAP
6 21 (2.59%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.34%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.97%) ForgeRock
9 15 (1.85%) Apple
10 13 (1.60%) Blue Prism
10 13 (1.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 12 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.99%) Workday
13 7 (0.86%) Tableau
14 6 (0.74%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.74%) Splunk
15 5 (0.62%) Adobe
15 5 (0.62%) AlienVault
15 5 (0.62%) IBM
15 5 (0.62%) Qualys