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 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 60 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 30 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.45% 3.05% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 3.62% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 14
Median daily rate £380 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £47.25 £44.50 £49.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -10.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.62%  

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 1050 1076 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.78% 84.13% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 717 575
Median daily rate £435 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Staines +4 4 - - 1
Camberley - 3 - - 4
Redhill -20 2 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Guildford -2 1 £300 +33.33% 7
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 29 (43.94%) C++
2 27 (40.91%) Linux
3 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
6 15 (22.73%) Subversion
6 15 (22.73%) C
7 14 (21.21%) OO
7 14 (21.21%) TDD
8 13 (19.70%) GSM
8 13 (19.70%) PBX
8 13 (19.70%) UMTS
8 13 (19.70%) VoIP
8 13 (19.70%) STL
8 13 (19.70%) Python
8 13 (19.70%) Cisco
8 13 (19.70%) RTP
8 13 (19.70%) RANAP
8 13 (19.70%) Wireshark
8 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
8 13 (19.70%) LTE
8 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
8 13 (19.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (19.70%) Asterisk PBX
8 13 (19.70%) GCC
8 13 (19.70%) GDB
8 13 (19.70%) Trac
8 13 (19.70%) Diameter Protocol
8 13 (19.70%) Cross-Platform Development
9 10 (15.15%) Finance

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 5 (7.58%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Simulink
2 1 (1.52%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Asterisk PBX
1 13 (19.70%) Diameter Protocol
1 13 (19.70%) GSM
1 13 (19.70%) LTE
1 13 (19.70%) PBX
1 13 (19.70%) RANAP
1 13 (19.70%) RTP
1 13 (19.70%) UMTS
1 13 (19.70%) VoIP
1 13 (19.70%) Wireshark
2 10 (15.15%) GGSN
2 10 (15.15%) MGW
2 10 (15.15%) SGSN
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.55%) FlexRay
4 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) 2G
5 1 (1.52%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.52%) Event Store
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.52%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Subversion
2 13 (19.70%) GCC
2 13 (19.70%) GDB
2 13 (19.70%) Trac
3 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.09%) Selenium
5 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.06%) JSUnit
6 4 (6.06%) Protractor
6 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.55%) GoCD
8 1 (1.52%) MSTest
8 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.06%) Automotive
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Developer
3 16 (24.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (19.70%) STL
2 10 (15.15%) Node.js
3 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 5 (7.58%) React
3 5 (7.58%) React Native
3 5 (7.58%) Redux
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 4 (6.06%) .NET
4 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.06%) CSS
4 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.06%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.06%) HTML5
4 4 (6.06%) LESS
4 4 (6.06%) MSMQ
4 4 (6.06%) REST
4 4 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Cyber Attack
1 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) OO
2 14 (21.21%) TDD
3 13 (19.70%) Cross-Platform Development
3 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
3 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.61%) Scrum
6 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 6 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) DevOps
7 5 (7.58%) Kanban
7 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.58%) SOA
7 5 (7.58%) SOLID
7 5 (7.58%) Time Management
7 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) C++
2 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.73%) C
4 13 (19.70%) Python
5 9 (13.64%) C#
6 8 (12.12%) SQL
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.06%) Java
8 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.55%) PMP
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) MISRA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Kibana
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco
2 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) OpenText
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Atmel
5 2 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.52%) Freescale
Guildford, Surrey
University of Portsmouth
Rate: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus £4,000 personal training budget
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago