Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Senior Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 97 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 20 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.03% 0.99% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.04% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 46
Surrey median daily rate £475 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £364 £317 £316
90th Percentile £588 £523 £547
South East median daily rate £475 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +13.10% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £8.00 - £40.52

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 2,756 1,918 2,492
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.58% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,949 1,194 1,604
Surrey median daily rate £463 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -1.79% +8.39%
10th Percentile £271 £190 £246
90th Percentile £588 £552 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 117 137
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +27.66%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.46 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.70 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.88%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
Redhill +14 13 £475 +28.38%
Reigate - 8 £464 -
Camberley -4 6 £563 -6.25%
Staines -6 6 £500 +25.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -22 4 £506 -
Guildford +5 3 £288 -38.67% 10
Leatherhead +2 3 £425 +6.25% 5
Caterham - 2 £394 -
Dorking - 2 £300 -
Farnham - 2 - -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) C#
3 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
4 24 (40.68%) .NET
5 23 (38.98%) Java
5 23 (38.98%) TDD
5 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
6 22 (37.29%) CSS
7 21 (35.59%) Scrum
8 20 (33.90%) HTML
8 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
9 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
10 15 (25.42%) SOA
10 15 (25.42%) SQL
11 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
11 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
12 13 (22.03%) jQuery
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle
13 11 (18.64%) Finance
13 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.95%) C++
14 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
15 9 (15.25%) Linux
15 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
15 9 (15.25%) Android
15 9 (15.25%) Spring
15 9 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (13.56%) Autofac
16 8 (13.56%) Web Application Development

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 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.08%) npm
2 2 (3.39%) Firebase
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
1 1 (1.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) SQLite
7 1 (1.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.17%) GoogleTest
4 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.47%) NUnit
6 4 (6.78%) MSBuild
6 4 (6.78%) PyCharm
6 4 (6.78%) Selenium
6 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.08%) gulp
7 3 (5.08%) Subversion
8 2 (3.39%) Bower
8 2 (3.39%) PostCSS
9 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.69%) Moq
9 1 (1.69%) MSTest
9 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
3 22 (37.29%) CSS
4 20 (33.90%) HTML
5 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.03%) jQuery
6 9 (15.25%) Spring
6 9 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (13.56%) Autofac
7 8 (13.56%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (13.56%) Entity Framework
7 8 (13.56%) HTML5
7 8 (13.56%) NHibernate
7 8 (13.56%) Ninject
7 8 (13.56%) StructureMap
8 7 (11.86%) React
9 6 (10.17%) Node.js
9 6 (10.17%) REST
9 6 (10.17%) RESTful
9 6 (10.17%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
1 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
1 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Android
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) TDD
3 21 (35.59%) Scrum
4 15 (25.42%) SOA
5 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
6 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.56%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (13.56%) OO
8 8 (13.56%) Web Application Development
9 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.17%) BDD
10 6 (10.17%) MVC
10 6 (10.17%) Software Architecture
11 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.78%) Microservices
12 4 (6.78%) SDET
12 4 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) C#
2 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) Java
4 15 (25.42%) SQL
5 10 (16.95%) C++
6 6 (10.17%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
7 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.78%) XAML
8 3 (5.08%) ES6
9 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) PHP 4
10 1 (1.69%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.69%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Google