The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Software Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 91 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.33% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £419 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £370 £370
% change year-on-year +12.83% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1138 1207 1228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.52% 95.34% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 789 700
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 49
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Kibana
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics

Senior Software Engineer 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kibana