Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 101 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 +27
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 75 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.28% 1.32% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% 4.17% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 37
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £288 £310 £317
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 5
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £51.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.87% -
10th Percentile £41.45 £43.85 £26.95
90th Percentile £51.45 £56.95 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £29.65 £46.00
% change year-on-year +66.96% -35.55% +6.98%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,099 840 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 33.47% 31.63% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 542 530
Surrey median daily rate £462 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.71% +3.79% +5.34%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £210
90th Percentile £606 £562 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 41
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -8.68% +46.39%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £19.15 £22.75
% change year-on-year +61.90% -15.84% +30.04%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Surrey

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Surrey

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Surrey over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Surrey

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Surrey

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Surrey over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science in Surrey

Computer Science
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 Computer Science within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Redhill +22 22 £525 +61.54% 3
Reigate -13 14 £525 +27.27% 2
Staines -6 12 £445 - 4
Chertsey +9 5 £400 - 1
Guildford - 4 £360 - 10
Woking +7 2 £265 -33.75% 5
Caterham - 1 - - 1
Egham - 1 £150 - 1
Windlesham - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science.

1 69 (92.00%) Degree
2 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 26 (34.67%) C++
5 24 (32.00%) Linux
6 23 (30.67%) Mathematics
6 23 (30.67%) Git (software)
7 22 (29.33%) Unit Testing
7 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
8 21 (28.00%) Java
8 21 (28.00%) Scrum
8 21 (28.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (26.67%) Algorithms
9 20 (26.67%) Test Automation
10 19 (25.33%) SQL
10 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
11 18 (24.00%) Finance
12 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (21.33%) Python
14 15 (20.00%) OO
14 15 (20.00%) JIRA
15 14 (18.67%) C
15 14 (18.67%) C#
16 12 (16.00%) .NET
16 12 (16.00%) Windows
16 12 (16.00%) Statistics
16 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
17 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
17 11 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Computer Science
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 (6.67%) Apache
1 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) npm
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.33%) DVB
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) LTE
2 1 (1.33%) NAS
2 1 (1.33%) SNMP
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) KNIME
3 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.00%) Big Data
5 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.00%) JIRA
3 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.00%) MSTest
4 9 (12.00%) Ranorex
4 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.33%) JUnit
6 5 (6.67%) Maven
6 5 (6.67%) Subversion
7 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.33%) Mockito
8 3 (4.00%) Ant
8 3 (4.00%) Gradle
8 3 (4.00%) Liquibase
8 3 (4.00%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.67%) Grunt
9 2 (2.67%) gulp
9 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.67%) Mocha
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Games
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Developer
4 13 (17.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Principal Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Test Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
12 4 (5.33%) Data Scientist
12 4 (5.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
2 12 (16.00%) .NET
3 11 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.00%) Spring
4 9 (12.00%) WCF
4 9 (12.00%) WinForms
4 9 (12.00%) WPF
5 7 (9.33%) OpenGL
5 7 (9.33%) RESTful
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (8.00%) JPA
6 6 (8.00%) Node.js
6 6 (8.00%) OpenGL ES
6 6 (8.00%) Vulkan
7 5 (6.67%) DirectX
7 5 (6.67%) HTML
7 5 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.33%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.33%) User Experience
6 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (4.00%) Smartcard
6 3 (4.00%) Wiki
7 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.33%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.33%) Photography
8 1 (1.33%) Robotics
8 1 (1.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Windows
3 11 (14.67%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (10.67%) Android
5 7 (9.33%) Unix
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 23 (30.67%) Mathematics
4 22 (29.33%) Unit Testing
5 21 (28.00%) Scrum
6 20 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (20.00%) OO
9 12 (16.00%) Statistics
10 11 (14.67%) Machine Learning
11 10 (13.33%) SDLC
12 9 (12.00%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (12.00%) MVC
12 9 (12.00%) OOD
12 9 (12.00%) SOLID
13 8 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (9.33%) Kanban
15 6 (8.00%) Manual Testing
15 6 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) C++
2 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.00%) Java
4 19 (25.33%) SQL
5 16 (21.33%) Python
6 14 (18.67%) C
6 14 (18.67%) C#
7 7 (9.33%) Java 8
8 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.00%) R
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.33%) GLSL
11 1 (1.33%) HiveQL
11 1 (1.33%) HLSL
11 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (92.00%) Degree
2 21 (28.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (10.67%) Master's Degree
4 3 (4.00%) CISA
4 3 (4.00%) CISM
4 3 (4.00%) CISSP
4 3 (4.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.00%) IISP
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.00%) PhD
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) HNC
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) GDPR
3 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.00%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (4.00%) ISO 22301
3 3 (4.00%) ISO 31000
3 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
3 3 (4.00%) Kibana
3 3 (4.00%) logstash
3 3 (4.00%) Nessus
3 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (4.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.33%) Mesos
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) Oozie
4 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (4.00%) Centrify
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Imperva
4 3 (4.00%) McAfee
4 3 (4.00%) Qualys
4 3 (4.00%) Splunk
4 3 (4.00%) Sun
4 3 (4.00%) Trend Micro
4 3 (4.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (2.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.33%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (1.33%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.33%) Samsung
6 1 (1.33%) UiPath