The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Software Developer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 98 86
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.33% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £290 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 1126 1267 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.15% 96.20% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 827 741
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Surrey

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Surrey

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Surrey

Software 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 Software Developer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham +8 1 £250 -
Redhill - 1 £330 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Product Management
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) Linux

Software 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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) MFC
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Product Management
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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