Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 72 85
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 69 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.13% 2.79% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.94% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 48
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -17.07% +28.93%
10th Percentile £400 £347 £363
90th Percentile £600 £500 £581
South East median daily rate £475 £435 £438
% change year-on-year +9.32% -0.69% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £8.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -82.22% +16.88% +10.00%

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 3,062 2,378 2,481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.70% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,118 1,631 1,673
Surrey median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £236
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 78 119
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Staines -19 12 £488 +8.33% 1
Reigate -25 12 £463 +1.09% 1
Guildford -12 7 £600 +50.00% 3
Redhill +12 4 £400 +3.90%
Leatherhead -3 4 £513 +40.41% 3
Camberley -8 4 £525 +5.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £675 -
Dorking - 2 £425 -
Farnham - 2 £425 - 1
Egham -5 1 £400 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £388 - 2
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
3 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.03%) C#
4 26 (37.68%) Java
4 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
5 25 (36.23%) Scrum
6 24 (34.78%) TDD
6 24 (34.78%) HTML
6 24 (34.78%) CSS
7 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (27.54%) Oracle
9 16 (23.19%) Finance
9 16 (23.19%) RESTful
10 15 (21.74%) jQuery
10 15 (21.74%) Spring
10 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
11 14 (20.29%) Entity Framework
12 13 (18.84%) Java 8
13 12 (17.39%) Node.js
14 11 (15.94%) Docker
14 11 (15.94%) SOA
15 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
15 10 (14.49%) NHibernate
15 10 (14.49%) React
15 10 (14.49%) Autofac
15 10 (14.49%) Castle Windsor
15 10 (14.49%) Ninject

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 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Firebase
3 2 (2.90%) npm
3 2 (2.90%) NuGet
3 2 (2.90%) SaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Serverless
4 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.45%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.45%) Force.com
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) FTP
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) SMTP
2 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.70%) MySQL
5 5 (7.25%) CouchDB
6 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) Big Data
8 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.90%) SQLite
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.45%) MS Access
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Bower
4 2 (2.90%) gulp
4 2 (2.90%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) git-flow
5 1 (1.45%) Gradle
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) Mockito
5 1 (1.45%) RSpec
5 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Automotive
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) .NET
1 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 24 (34.78%) CSS
2 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 16 (23.19%) RESTful
4 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 15 (21.74%) jQuery
4 15 (21.74%) Spring
5 14 (20.29%) Entity Framework
6 12 (17.39%) Node.js
7 10 (14.49%) Autofac
7 10 (14.49%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (14.49%) NHibernate
7 10 (14.49%) Ninject
7 10 (14.49%) React
7 10 (14.49%) StructureMap
8 9 (13.04%) .NET Core
8 9 (13.04%) HTML5
8 9 (13.04%) OAuth
9 8 (11.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.80%) Tandem
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Android
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.90%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) TDD
4 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.94%) SOA
6 10 (14.49%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.04%) Kanban
8 8 (11.59%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.59%) MVC
9 7 (10.14%) BDD
9 7 (10.14%) DevOps
9 7 (10.14%) Microservices
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.70%) Open Source
10 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.25%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) C#
1 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.68%) Java
3 13 (18.84%) Java 8
4 8 (11.59%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.25%) ES6
6 5 (7.25%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) C++
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) Java 9
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) QNX
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) TARGIT