Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 59 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 80 77 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.90% 3.35% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.01% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 24
Surrey median daily rate £425 £409 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% +16.37% +0.36%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £228
90th Percentile £538 £538 £478
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +2.94% +14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 33
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.00 £48.50
South East median hourly rate £45.39 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.59% +5.63%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2299 1921 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.39% 83.56% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1275 1351
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +1 17 £511 +70.42%
Woking +2 12 £375 -16.67% 2
Camberley -2 10 - - 3
Staines +6 7 £525 +36.36%
Leatherhead -2 3 £438 +9.38% 2
Guildford -5 1 £525 +133.33% 6
Reigate -32 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £400 -
Dorking - 1 £300 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 32 (40.00%) C++
3 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.00%) C
5 22 (27.50%) OO
6 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
7 15 (18.75%) Embedded C
7 15 (18.75%) TDD
8 14 (17.50%) Subversion
8 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 13 (16.25%) Java
9 13 (16.25%) MISRA
10 12 (15.00%) Python
10 12 (15.00%) MATLAB
10 12 (15.00%) Simulink
10 12 (15.00%) Automotive
11 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
12 10 (12.50%) Scrum
12 10 (12.50%) RTP
12 10 (12.50%) Cisco
12 10 (12.50%) GSM
12 10 (12.50%) PBX
12 10 (12.50%) UMTS
12 10 (12.50%) VoIP
12 10 (12.50%) STL
12 10 (12.50%) LTE
12 10 (12.50%) MGW
12 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 10 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX

Software Engineering
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 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) SAS
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Simulink
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.50%) npm
3 2 (2.50%) Serverless
3 2 (2.50%) Yarn
4 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 10 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (12.50%) GGSN
1 10 (12.50%) GSM
1 10 (12.50%) LTE
1 10 (12.50%) MGW
1 10 (12.50%) PBX
1 10 (12.50%) RANAP
1 10 (12.50%) RTP
1 10 (12.50%) SGSN
1 10 (12.50%) UMTS
1 10 (12.50%) VoIP
1 10 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.25%) FlexRay
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 2 (2.50%) NAS
4 2 (2.50%) SAN
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Redis
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.50%) Subversion
3 10 (12.50%) GCC
3 10 (12.50%) GDB
3 10 (12.50%) Trac
4 7 (8.75%) GoogleTest
5 5 (6.25%) CANoe
6 4 (5.00%) JIRA
6 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.75%) Selenium
7 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.50%) Bower
8 2 (2.50%) JUnit
8 2 (2.50%) Mocha
8 2 (2.50%) NuGet
8 2 (2.50%) NUnit
8 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (15.00%) Automotive
2 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 26 (32.50%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) C++ Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior C++ Developer
7 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (12.50%) STL
2 9 (11.25%) CSS
2 9 (11.25%) Node.js
3 8 (10.00%) HTML
3 8 (10.00%) Web Services
4 7 (8.75%) Yocto
5 6 (7.50%) .NET
5 6 (7.50%) React
5 6 (7.50%) REST
6 5 (6.25%) CSS3
6 5 (6.25%) SOAP
7 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.00%) Spring
7 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.75%) Express
8 3 (3.75%) JAXB
8 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.75%) EMV
4 3 (3.75%) Tandem
5 2 (2.50%) CMDB
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) Handset
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) OO
3 15 (18.75%) TDD
4 10 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.50%) Scrum
4 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 9 (11.25%) Software Architecture
6 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.75%) OOD
6 7 (8.75%) UML
7 5 (6.25%) BDD
7 5 (6.25%) DevOps
7 5 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 5 (6.25%) SysML
8 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.00%) Release Management
8 4 (5.00%) SOLID
9 3 (3.75%) Change Control
9 3 (3.75%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) C++
2 24 (30.00%) C
3 15 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.25%) Java
6 12 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 12 (15.00%) Python
7 5 (6.25%) Go
7 5 (6.25%) SQL
8 4 (5.00%) Ruby
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.75%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.25%) PHP 4
11 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) MISRA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO 26262
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) PMO
3 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Kibana
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Samsung
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Xamarin