Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 70 62
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 154 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.77% 2.87% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 3.37% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 33 37
Surrey median daily rate £525 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +3.13% +12.68%
10th Percentile £384 £340 £300
90th Percentile £600 £538 £480
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 25
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £40.95 £42.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.03 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 2,837 2,288 1,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.94% 85.18% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 1,633 1,335
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £256
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 86
Surrey median hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +42.14% -8.54%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.22
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 October 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
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 October 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
Reigate +11 28 £525 - 5
Redhill +12 26 £506 -0.98% 10
Staines +2 23 £550 +4.76%
Guildford +1 23 £525 +75.00% 14
Leatherhead +8 7 £558 +27.43% 12
Woking 0 4 £525 +40.00% 7
Camberley -7 4 - - 2
Caterham - 4 £500 -
Egham - 3 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 1 £500 - 2
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Weybridge - 1 - - 3
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 92 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 48 (31.17%) C++
3 48 (31.17%) Git (software)
4 45 (29.22%) Java
5 43 (27.92%) OO
6 41 (26.62%) AngularJS
7 39 (25.32%) Scrum
7 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (24.03%) C#
9 35 (22.73%) .NET
9 35 (22.73%) Degree
10 33 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 33 (21.43%) HTML
11 32 (20.78%) Linux
12 31 (20.13%) CSS
12 31 (20.13%) Computer Science
12 31 (20.13%) TDD
13 30 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (18.83%) Finance
15 25 (16.23%) MVC
16 24 (15.58%) Visual Studio
16 24 (15.58%) OOD
16 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (14.94%) SOLID
18 20 (12.99%) Extreme Programming
19 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET
19 19 (12.34%) C
19 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
20 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared

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 9 (5.84%) Apache
1 9 (5.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.95%) CMS
2 3 (1.95%) Confluence
2 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.39%) Serverless
4 8 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.19%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.60%) IaaS
6 3 (1.95%) PaaS
6 3 (1.95%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) LTE
2 4 (2.60%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (2.60%) GGSN
2 4 (2.60%) GSM
2 4 (2.60%) MGW
2 4 (2.60%) RANAP
2 4 (2.60%) SGSN
2 4 (2.60%) UMTS
2 4 (2.60%) VoIP
3 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) RTP
3 3 (1.95%) SSL
3 3 (1.95%) Wireless
4 2 (1.30%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.65%) ATM
5 1 (0.65%) NAS
5 1 (0.65%) SNMP
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.44%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.84%) MySQL
3 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.19%) Amazon Aurora
4 8 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.95%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (31.17%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.58%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.79%) Selenium
5 11 (7.14%) JIRA
6 9 (5.84%) MSTest
6 9 (5.84%) Ranorex
7 6 (3.90%) Subversion
8 5 (3.25%) Maven
8 5 (3.25%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.60%) GCC
9 4 (2.60%) GDB
9 4 (2.60%) JMeter
9 4 (2.60%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.60%) Mocha
9 4 (2.60%) webpack
10 3 (1.95%) Gradle
10 3 (1.95%) Liquibase
10 3 (1.95%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.95%) YouTrack
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Electronics
4 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 60 (38.96%) Developer
3 28 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 23 (14.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (10.39%) .NET Software Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (7.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Principal Software Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.62%) AngularJS
2 35 (22.73%) .NET
3 33 (21.43%) HTML
4 31 (20.13%) CSS
5 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.69%) .NET Framework
6 18 (11.69%) Node.js
7 16 (10.39%) Entity Framework
8 15 (9.74%) REST
9 14 (9.09%) .NET Core
9 14 (9.09%) Web Services
10 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (7.79%) Spring
10 12 (7.79%) WinForms
10 12 (7.79%) WPF
11 11 (7.14%) HTML5
11 11 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (6.49%) jQuery
12 10 (6.49%) React
12 10 (6.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.13%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.74%) User Experience
3 11 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.25%) Blog
7 5 (3.25%) Fintech
7 5 (3.25%) PKI
8 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.65%) ASIC
10 1 (0.65%) BeagleBone
10 1 (0.65%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.65%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Linux
2 13 (8.44%) Windows
3 11 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.25%) Android
5 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.92%) OO
3 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (25.32%) Scrum
4 33 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 31 (20.13%) TDD
6 30 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (16.23%) MVC
8 24 (15.58%) OOD
9 23 (14.94%) SOLID
10 20 (12.99%) Extreme Programming
11 18 (11.69%) SDLC
12 16 (10.39%) DevOps
12 16 (10.39%) E-Commerce
12 16 (10.39%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.09%) BDD
14 12 (7.79%) Mathematics
15 10 (6.49%) Front End Development
16 9 (5.84%) Microservices
16 9 (5.84%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.77%) JavaScript
2 48 (31.17%) C++
3 45 (29.22%) Java
4 37 (24.03%) C#
5 19 (12.34%) C
6 16 (10.39%) SQL
7 15 (9.74%) TypeScript
8 13 (8.44%) ES6
9 10 (6.49%) Python
10 5 (3.25%) Java 8
10 5 (3.25%) PHP
11 4 (2.60%) Go
12 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.95%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.95%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.95%) Scala
12 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.30%) Ruby
14 1 (0.65%) Pascal
14 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (22.73%) Degree
2 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.90%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.30%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.65%) ECSS
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.65%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Kibana
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) SELinux
2 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle
2 3 (1.95%) HP
2 3 (1.95%) VMware
3 2 (1.30%) Atmel
3 2 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.65%) Google
4 1 (0.65%) Samsung