Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Senior Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 90 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 76 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.50% 2.01% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.13% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 11
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £371 £353
90th Percentile £588 £568 £525
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £402
% change year-on-year +2.63% +18.31% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £8.00 -

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 2,876 2,588 1,926
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.52% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,041 1,817 1,207
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +0.60%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £173
90th Percentile £606 £585 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +2.49% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 73 112
Surrey median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -19.05% -
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.79 £11.61
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.57 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £20.38 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.86% -7.89%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 +14 29 £500 +7.82% 4
Esher - 6 £525 -
Staines 0 3 £563 +21.62%
Sunbury-on-Thames -1 3 - -
Guildford -13 3 £600 +123.26% 6
Leatherhead +1 2 £600 +42.86% 9
Redhill -5 2 £400 -15.79% 1
Weybridge - 2 £488 -
Chertsey - 1 £388 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 47 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (55.26%) AngularJS
3 35 (46.05%) CSS
4 33 (43.42%) C#
5 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
6 25 (32.89%) Java
7 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 23 (30.26%) .NET
8 23 (30.26%) Scrum
9 21 (27.63%) SQL
10 20 (26.32%) jQuery
10 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
11 19 (25.00%) TDD
11 19 (25.00%) HTML
11 19 (25.00%) OO
12 18 (23.68%) Finance
12 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
13 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (19.74%) Oracle
14 15 (19.74%) SDLC
15 14 (18.42%) SDET
15 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 14 (18.42%) Python
15 14 (18.42%) Selenium
15 14 (18.42%) .NET Core
16 13 (17.11%) OOP
16 13 (17.11%) Microservices
17 12 (15.79%) Database Optimisation
17 12 (15.79%) Front End 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 4 (5.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) Mule
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.32%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.84%) SaaS
3 5 (6.58%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.32%) MS Access
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.42%) Selenium
3 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 12 (15.79%) PyCharm
3 12 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.21%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.95%) git-flow
8 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.63%) Mocha
9 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.32%) JUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Maven
9 1 (1.32%) Mockito
9 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
2 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (55.26%) AngularJS
2 35 (46.05%) CSS
3 23 (30.26%) .NET
4 20 (26.32%) jQuery
5 19 (25.00%) HTML
6 14 (18.42%) .NET Core
7 12 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.79%) Ajax
7 12 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 12 (15.79%) Node.js
8 11 (14.47%) Spring
9 8 (10.53%) React
10 7 (9.21%) HTML5
10 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
11 6 (7.89%) OAuth
12 5 (6.58%) Autofac
12 5 (6.58%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (6.58%) NHibernate
12 5 (6.58%) Ninject
12 5 (6.58%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Smart Home
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.63%) Tandem
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 23 (30.26%) Scrum
4 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 19 (25.00%) OO
5 19 (25.00%) TDD
6 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.74%) SDLC
8 14 (18.42%) SDET
9 13 (17.11%) Microservices
9 13 (17.11%) OOP
10 12 (15.79%) Database Optimisation
10 12 (15.79%) Front End Development
10 12 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
11 11 (14.47%) DevOps
12 7 (9.21%) BDD
12 7 (9.21%) ERP
12 7 (9.21%) Kanban
12 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) C#
2 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.89%) Java
4 21 (27.63%) SQL
5 14 (18.42%) Python
5 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.89%) Java 8
6 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.63%) VBA
9 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.32%) ES6
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) GoCardless
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.32%) Workday