Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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.

Senior Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 100 81
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.04% 1.43% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.50% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 36
Surrey median daily rate £475 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.05% +9.09%
10th Percentile £358 £375 £313
90th Percentile £549 £581 £531
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

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 2648 2205 2599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.37% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1860 1449 1588
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £207 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Surrey

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Developer in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Surrey

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Surrey

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Surrey

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Redhill -3 13 £475 +33.80%
Staines +10 8 £475 +18.75% 1
Leatherhead 0 8 £370 -22.11%
Reigate - 6 £465 -
Camberley +1 4 £563 +7.14% 1
Guildford - 2 £400 - 3
Dorking - 1 £300 -
Egham - 1 £450 - 1
Epsom - 1 £525 -
Farnham - 1 - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £400 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Java
2 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.86%) C#
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 21 (36.84%) TDD
6 19 (33.33%) HTML
7 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
8 17 (29.82%) .NET
9 16 (28.07%) Unit Testing
10 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
10 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
11 13 (22.81%) SQL
12 12 (21.05%) Scrum
13 11 (19.30%) SOA
13 11 (19.30%) jQuery
13 11 (19.30%) Spring
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
14 10 (17.54%) C++
15 9 (15.79%) Linux
15 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
15 9 (15.79%) HTML5
16 8 (14.04%) REST
16 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
17 7 (12.28%) Finance
17 7 (12.28%) Oracle
17 7 (12.28%) OO
17 7 (12.28%) Android
17 7 (12.28%) CSS3
17 7 (12.28%) GoogleTest

Senior 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 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) npm
1 6 (10.53%) SaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Firebase
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQLite
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.28%) GoogleTest
4 6 (10.53%) Bower
4 6 (10.53%) gulp
5 5 (8.77%) PostCSS
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (7.02%) PyCharm
6 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.26%) Gradle
7 3 (5.26%) JUnit
7 3 (5.26%) Maven
8 2 (3.51%) Subversion
9 1 (1.75%) NUnit
9 1 (1.75%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Automotive
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) CSS
2 19 (33.33%) HTML
3 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 17 (29.82%) .NET
5 11 (19.30%) jQuery
5 11 (19.30%) Spring
6 9 (15.79%) HTML5
7 8 (14.04%) REST
8 7 (12.28%) CSS3
8 7 (12.28%) Node.js
8 7 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (12.28%) Yocto
9 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.53%) Ionic Framework
9 6 (10.53%) Sass
9 6 (10.53%) Web Services
10 5 (8.77%) NHibernate
10 5 (8.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) TDD
3 16 (28.07%) Unit Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.05%) Scrum
6 11 (19.30%) SOA
7 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.28%) OO
8 7 (12.28%) Software Architecture
9 6 (10.53%) Android Development
9 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.77%) MVC
10 5 (8.77%) SDET
10 5 (8.77%) Web Application Development
11 4 (7.02%) Microservices
11 4 (7.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
1 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.86%) C#
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.53%) ECMAScript
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.51%) ES6
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) PHP 4
9 1 (1.75%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.75%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) TIBCO