Period
to 4 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 256 802 744
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 18.73% 28.05% 25.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.05% 29.78% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 670 612
Median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £325
90th Percentile £549 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +28.57%
10th Percentile £42.50 £20.08 £39.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.83 £53.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £48.40 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +7.56% +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 1,277 2,693 2,789
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.42% 94.19% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 1,938 1,943
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £206 £306 £275
90th Percentile £611 £619 £588
South East median daily rate £434 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 62 83
Median hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -8.04% -3.03%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.18 £11.86
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.39 £18.31
% change year-on-year -1.99% +5.86% +4.85%

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 4 April 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 4 April 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 27 £400 -11.11% 49
Farnham +1 19 £425 +16.44% 10
Leatherhead -2 18 £476 +12.06% 11
Reigate -5 18 £450 -10.00% 19
Epsom +5 15 £400 -24.71% 3
Camberley 0 14 £563 +2.27% 16
Woking -1 13 £413 -13.16% 30
Staines -2 12 £403 -17.44% 8
Sunbury-on-Thames -11 8 £480 +2.13% 1
Redhill -8 6 £260 -36.97% 2
Chertsey +1 5 £500 - 4
Tadworth -2 4 £463 - 1
Weybridge -8 2 £450 - 6
Egham +5 1 £500 - 1
Cobham - 1 £475 - 1
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 4 April 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.

1 112 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (37.89%) JavaScript
3 91 (35.55%) SQL
4 74 (28.91%) Scrum
5 72 (28.13%) .NET
5 72 (28.13%) Azure
6 71 (27.73%) C#
7 61 (23.83%) HTML
8 57 (22.27%) Java
9 53 (20.70%) CSS
10 47 (18.36%) SQL Server
11 44 (17.19%) Python
12 41 (16.02%) Node.js
13 40 (15.63%) Test Automation
14 39 (15.23%) AWS
14 39 (15.23%) Serverless
15 38 (14.84%) Finance
15 38 (14.84%) Microsoft
16 32 (12.50%) MVC
16 32 (12.50%) React
17 31 (12.11%) Git (software)
18 29 (11.33%) HTML5
18 29 (11.33%) Web Services
18 29 (11.33%) TDD
18 29 (11.33%) Spring
19 27 (10.55%) Jenkins
20 26 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 26 (10.16%) ETL
20 26 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (9.77%) 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 21 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (5.47%) CMS
3 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.30%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.52%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.73%) Drupal
7 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) Kentico
9 1 (0.39%) Mendix
9 1 (0.39%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.17%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.17%) XMetaL
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.78%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) InVision
Business Applications
1 18 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (28.13%) Azure
2 39 (15.23%) AWS
2 39 (15.23%) Serverless
3 25 (9.77%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (5.86%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (5.47%) Power Platform
6 12 (4.69%) Amazon S3
7 9 (3.52%) Heroku
8 8 (3.13%) Azure Functions
9 6 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (2.34%) Kong
10 5 (1.95%) BlazeMeter
10 5 (1.95%) SaaS
11 4 (1.56%) Amazon Cognito
11 4 (1.56%) AWS Step Functions
11 4 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.34%) AMQP
2 4 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.47%) Power BI
5 12 (4.69%) Big Data
5 12 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.30%) Qlik Sense
6 11 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.73%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.95%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.56%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (1.56%) Cloudera CDH
11 4 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.55%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.08%) Cucumber
3 13 (5.08%) Selenium
3 13 (5.08%) Subversion
4 12 (4.69%) Maven
5 11 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.91%) FindBugs
6 10 (3.91%) Log4j
6 10 (3.91%) Mercurial
6 10 (3.91%) SonarQube
7 8 (3.13%) JUnit
8 7 (2.73%) ProC
8 7 (2.73%) PVCS
9 6 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.95%) Mocha
11 4 (1.56%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (14.84%) Finance
2 7 (2.73%) Law
3 5 (1.95%) Marketing
3 5 (1.95%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.56%) Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Automotive
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.13%) .NET
2 61 (23.83%) HTML
3 53 (20.70%) CSS
4 41 (16.02%) Node.js
5 32 (12.50%) React
6 29 (11.33%) HTML5
6 29 (11.33%) Spring
6 29 (11.33%) Web Services
7 25 (9.77%) RESTful
8 23 (8.98%) AngularJS
9 22 (8.59%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (7.81%) REST
11 19 (7.42%) CSS3
12 18 (7.03%) jQuery
13 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET
14 15 (5.86%) .NET Framework
15 13 (5.08%) Vue.js
16 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (4.69%) Middleware
16 12 (4.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.91%) User Experience
2 9 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.56%) Linked Data
4 4 (1.56%) W3C
5 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.17%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.17%) iPhone
5 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.17%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.78%) Equities
6 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.78%) iSeries
6 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.78%) Social Media
7 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.59%) Linux
2 11 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (3.91%) CentOS
3 10 (3.91%) Debian
3 10 (3.91%) Ubuntu
4 9 (3.52%) Unix
5 6 (2.34%) AIX
5 6 (2.34%) Windows
6 4 (1.56%) Android
7 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.91%) Scrum
3 40 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 32 (12.50%) MVC
5 29 (11.33%) TDD
6 26 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (10.16%) ETL
7 22 (8.59%) CRM
8 21 (8.20%) Front End Development
9 16 (6.25%) Web Development
10 15 (5.86%) Analytics
10 15 (5.86%) Data Integration
10 15 (5.86%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.86%) Microservices
10 15 (5.86%) System Testing
11 14 (5.47%) OO
11 14 (5.47%) SDLC
11 14 (5.47%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.08%) Migration
12 13 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.89%) JavaScript
2 91 (35.55%) SQL
3 71 (27.73%) C#
4 57 (22.27%) Java
5 44 (17.19%) Python
6 13 (5.08%) C++
7 11 (4.30%) C
7 11 (4.30%) PHP
7 11 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.52%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.73%) Perl
10 6 (2.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.95%) Ruby
12 4 (1.56%) SHACL
12 4 (1.56%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.56%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.56%) XQuery
13 3 (1.17%) ES6
13 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.73%) Degree
4 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.47%) Terraform
2 7 (2.73%) Ansible
3 4 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.17%) Consul
4 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.17%) Packer
5 2 (0.78%) Oozie
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.69%) Oracle
3 9 (3.52%) Databricks
4 7 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.34%) Tableau
6 5 (1.95%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.56%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.17%) Google
8 3 (1.17%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe
9 2 (0.78%) SAP
9 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.39%) Facebook
10 1 (0.39%) IBM
10 1 (0.39%) Informatica
10 1 (0.39%) Snow
10 1 (0.39%) Twitter
10 1 (0.39%) WorldPay