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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Surrey
Rank 51 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 36 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.13% 3.22% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.94% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 44
Median daily rate £380 £430 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.62% +21.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 944 1040 1149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.16% 81.57% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 686 644
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 80 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.85 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Camberley - 10 - - 2
Leatherhead +25 4 £403 -10.55% 1
Redhill -8 4 £430 -3.91% 1
Woking 0 3 £380 -8.43% 4
Staines -5 2 £550 - 4
Reigate -8 2 £375 - 1
Guildford -7 1 - - 10
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £562 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 36 (46.15%) C++
2 32 (41.03%) Linux
3 27 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) Subversion
4 26 (33.33%) GSM
4 26 (33.33%) UMTS
4 26 (33.33%) LTE
5 25 (32.05%) Cisco
6 23 (29.49%) Trac
7 22 (28.21%) GCC
7 22 (28.21%) GDB
7 22 (28.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (28.21%) Asterisk PBX
7 22 (28.21%) RANAP
7 22 (28.21%) PBX
7 22 (28.21%) VoIP
7 22 (28.21%) OO
7 22 (28.21%) STL
7 22 (28.21%) RTP
7 22 (28.21%) Diameter Protocol
7 22 (28.21%) Cross-Platform Development
8 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.79%) Finance
9 17 (21.79%) Multithreading
10 14 (17.95%) High Availability
10 14 (17.95%) Scrum
11 13 (16.67%) TDD
11 13 (16.67%) Java
12 12 (15.38%) Wireshark

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 4 (5.13%) Confluence
1 4 (5.13%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) GSM
1 26 (33.33%) LTE
1 26 (33.33%) UMTS
2 22 (28.21%) Asterisk PBX
2 22 (28.21%) Diameter Protocol
2 22 (28.21%) PBX
2 22 (28.21%) RANAP
2 22 (28.21%) RTP
2 22 (28.21%) VoIP
3 12 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 7 (8.97%) GGSN
4 7 (8.97%) MGW
4 7 (8.97%) SGSN
5 5 (6.41%) 3G
5 5 (6.41%) 4G
6 4 (5.13%) HTTP
7 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.85%) FlexRay
7 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.28%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.28%) Event Store
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.28%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (34.62%) Subversion
2 23 (29.49%) Trac
3 22 (28.21%) GCC
3 22 (28.21%) GDB
4 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 5 (6.41%) Selenium
5 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.13%) JSUnit
6 4 (5.13%) Protractor
6 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.85%) GoCD
7 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.56%) NUnit
9 1 (1.28%) MSTest
9 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.85%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 26 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (25.64%) Developer
4 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Scrum Master
6 4 (5.13%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Support Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Trainer
6 4 (5.13%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (28.21%) STL
2 9 (11.54%) REST
2 9 (11.54%) Web Services
3 7 (8.97%) HTML
3 7 (8.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (7.69%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) HTML5
5 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (6.41%) WCF
6 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.13%) LESS
6 4 (5.13%) Middleware
6 4 (5.13%) MSMQ
6 4 (5.13%) XML
7 3 (3.85%) JMS
7 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) MPEG
3 1 (1.28%) STB
3 1 (1.28%) Tandem
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Cross-Platform Development
2 22 (28.21%) OO
3 17 (21.79%) Multithreading
4 14 (17.95%) High Availability
4 14 (17.95%) Scrum
5 13 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) SOA
8 6 (7.69%) Web Development
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.41%) SOLID
10 4 (5.13%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.13%) DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) C++
2 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.67%) Java
4 11 (14.10%) C#
5 10 (12.82%) Python
6 9 (11.54%) C
7 8 (10.26%) SQL
8 7 (8.97%) Ruby
9 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) MISRA
1 3 (3.85%) PA-DSS
1 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.28%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Cisco
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Atmel
4 2 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) Freescale
5 1 (1.28%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) OpenText
5 1 (1.28%) RedGate
5 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
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Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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