The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Surrey region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 80 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.14% 1.48% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 7.17% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 15
Average daily rate £295 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.21% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £152 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £348 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £26.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £26.25 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £34.13 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
289 265 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.36% 20.65% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 107 133
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Surrey region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Surrey region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -8 4 £295 +24.21% 2
Staines -1 2 £315 -16.00%
Woking - 1 - - 9
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 3
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 21 (51.22%) C++
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) C#
4 17 (41.46%) PHP
4 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
5 15 (36.59%) Windows
6 14 (34.15%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) MySQL
7 12 (29.27%) UNIX
7 12 (29.27%) XHTML
7 12 (29.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) C
9 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 6 (14.63%) MS Office
11 6 (14.63%) CSS
11 6 (14.63%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) jQuery
12 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
12 5 (12.20%) MVC
12 5 (12.20%) Project Management
13 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
13 4 (9.76%) Java
13 4 (9.76%) Subversion

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
1 2 (4.88%) concrete5
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
3 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) NFC
4 1 (2.44%) HSRP
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) HBase
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Bower
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) C++ Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Graduate
3 6 (14.63%) Junior
3 6 (14.63%) Junior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Junior C++ Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) XHTML
2 12 (29.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (14.63%) CSS
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
4 3 (7.32%) LAMP
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) MapReduce
5 2 (4.88%) WCF
5 2 (4.88%) Symfony
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) Akka
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Physics
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Handset
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) SCADA
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
3 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.76%) Game Development
4 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Business Development
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Process Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Logistics
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C++
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 17 (41.46%) PHP
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.51%) C
6 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) Python
8 4 (9.76%) Java
9 2 (4.88%) Perl
10 1 (2.44%) Scala
10 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) SSCP
2 2 (4.88%) CEH
2 2 (4.88%) CISA
2 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) HNC
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) KVM
1 2 (4.88%) Xen
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) McAfee
3 2 (4.88%) Websense
3 2 (4.88%) Tripwire
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Perforce
3 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.88%) Qualys
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
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