Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 137 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.17% 2.84% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 3.33% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 36
Surrey median daily rate £450 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +0.66% +7.04%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £296
90th Percentile £610 £533 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £432 £390
% change year-on-year +4.29% +10.64% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 30
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% -8.48%
10th Percentile £38.85 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.35 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +4.94%

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 2,844 2,159 2,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 86.60% 85.13% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,994 1,487 1,497
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 54 116
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £26.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% -20.74% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £49.75
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.60% -15.79% +10.21%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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 -7 20 £488 -11.36% 2
Guildford -4 16 £500 +66.67% 9
Reigate -17 14 £400 +6.67% 11
Camberley -5 12 - -
Redhill +21 9 £500 +16.28% 3
Leatherhead +5 8 £525 +22.81% 11
Egham - 4 £363 -
Woking +5 3 - - 9
Sunbury-on-Thames -16 1 £325 -42.22% 2
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Caterham - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.69%) C++
2 53 (38.69%) Java
3 50 (36.50%) JavaScript
4 37 (27.01%) Scrum
5 33 (24.09%) Linux
6 31 (22.63%) TDD
7 29 (21.17%) Test Automation
8 26 (18.98%) Git (software)
8 26 (18.98%) HTML
8 26 (18.98%) C
9 25 (18.25%) SQL
10 24 (17.52%) C#
10 24 (17.52%) OO
10 24 (17.52%) Degree
10 24 (17.52%) AngularJS
11 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (16.79%) CSS
12 22 (16.06%) Python
12 22 (16.06%) REST
13 21 (15.33%) Finance
13 21 (15.33%) Computer Science
13 21 (15.33%) Selenium
14 20 (14.60%) E-Commerce
15 19 (13.87%) Web Services
15 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
15 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
15 19 (13.87%) Node.js
15 19 (13.87%) User Experience
16 18 (13.14%) Spring

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 10 (7.30%) Apache
2 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.19%) CMS
4 3 (2.19%) Confluence
4 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.57%) Serverless
3 5 (3.65%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) LTE
2 5 (3.65%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (3.65%) GSM
2 5 (3.65%) MGW
2 5 (3.65%) RANAP
2 5 (3.65%) SGSN
2 5 (3.65%) UMTS
2 5 (3.65%) VoIP
3 3 (2.19%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (2.19%) PBX
3 3 (2.19%) RTP
4 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.46%) GGSN
4 2 (1.46%) HTTP
4 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) SNMP
5 1 (0.73%) SSL
5 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.92%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.92%) Big Data
6 4 (2.92%) MySQL
6 4 (2.92%) Power BI
7 3 (2.19%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.19%) KNIME
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.73%) DB2
9 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.33%) Selenium
3 17 (12.41%) Subversion
4 16 (11.68%) Visual Studio
5 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.49%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.76%) GCC
7 12 (8.76%) GDB
8 11 (8.03%) JIRA
9 10 (7.30%) Protractor
9 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.30%) TeamCity
10 8 (5.84%) JUnit
11 6 (4.38%) Maven
12 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.65%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.92%) Gradle
13 4 (2.92%) JSUnit
14 3 (2.19%) Liquibase
14 3 (2.19%) Trac
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Electronics
5 3 (2.19%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (54.01%) Software Engineer
2 41 (29.93%) Developer
3 19 (13.87%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) JavaScript Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Java Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) UI Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) HTML
2 24 (17.52%) AngularJS
3 23 (16.79%) CSS
4 22 (16.06%) REST
5 19 (13.87%) Node.js
5 19 (13.87%) Web Services
6 18 (13.14%) Spring
7 17 (12.41%) React
8 16 (11.68%) SOAP
9 13 (9.49%) XML
10 12 (8.76%) STL
11 10 (7.30%) .NET
11 10 (7.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (7.30%) Spring Boot
11 10 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (6.57%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.57%) RESTful
13 8 (5.84%) HTML5
13 8 (5.84%) JSON
14 7 (5.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.87%) User Experience
3 9 (6.57%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (3.65%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.92%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) Blog
6 4 (2.92%) PKI
6 4 (2.92%) Wiki
7 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.73%) Arduino
9 1 (0.73%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.73%) Fintech
9 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.73%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.09%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Windows
3 6 (4.38%) Android
4 5 (3.65%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.65%) Unix
5 2 (1.46%) Debian
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.01%) Scrum
3 31 (22.63%) TDD
4 29 (21.17%) Test Automation
5 24 (17.52%) OO
6 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.60%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.95%) Test Strategy
9 14 (10.22%) DevOps
10 13 (9.49%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (9.49%) Regression Testing
11 12 (8.76%) Microservices
12 10 (7.30%) BDD
12 10 (7.30%) Kanban
12 10 (7.30%) Open Source
12 10 (7.30%) Performance Testing
12 10 (7.30%) Workflow
13 8 (5.84%) Analytics
13 8 (5.84%) Front End Development
13 8 (5.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) C++
1 53 (38.69%) Java
2 50 (36.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (18.98%) C
4 25 (18.25%) SQL
5 24 (17.52%) C#
6 22 (16.06%) Python
7 9 (6.57%) Java 8
8 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.11%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.38%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.38%) ES6
10 5 (3.65%) Go
11 4 (2.92%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.92%) Ruby
12 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.46%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.46%) Scala
12 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.73%) JSX
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Degree
2 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
2 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.22%) ISTQB
3 14 (10.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.73%) CISSP
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.73%) ECSS
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.19%) Kibana
2 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.46%) Ansible
3 2 (1.46%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.73%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (8.03%) HP
2 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.19%) Cisco
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) VMware
4 2 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.73%) Intel
5 1 (0.73%) Samsung