Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 117 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 -39 +36
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 59 29 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.80% 1.14% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.50% 3.55% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 48
Surrey median daily rate £375 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.12% +0.94% +23.08%
10th Percentile £135 £310 £270
90th Percentile £500 £522 £558
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.28% -
10th Percentile £34.10 £56.00 £44.65
90th Percentile £56.45 £58.00 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year +16.47% -9.09% +55.83%

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 1,073 816 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.67% 32.18% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 528 616
Surrey median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £268 £258 £225
90th Percentile £605 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 29 74
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% +8.33% +29.73%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.55 £11.81
90th Percentile £53.13 £47.50 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +51.52%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +24 11 £525 +64.06% 6
Staines -12 11 £390 - 3
Reigate -25 6 £375 -11.76% 2
Guildford - 4 £360 - 6
Woking +7 3 £250 -37.50% 3
Chertsey - 3 £425 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 2 £450 +52.03%
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Egham - 1 £150 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 52 (88.14%) Degree
2 25 (42.37%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 25 (42.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (37.29%) Python
4 21 (35.59%) C++
4 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
5 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) Relational Database
7 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
7 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (23.73%) Linux
9 13 (22.03%) C
9 13 (22.03%) Scrum
9 13 (22.03%) Mathematics
9 13 (22.03%) Machine Learning
10 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
10 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
10 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.64%) C#
11 11 (18.64%) JIRA
12 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
12 10 (16.95%) XML
12 10 (16.95%) JUnit
12 10 (16.95%) Windows
12 10 (16.95%) OO
12 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
12 10 (16.95%) Finance
12 10 (16.95%) Master's Degree
13 9 (15.25%) User Experience

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 (8.47%) Apache
1 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.69%) DVB
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) LTE
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
2 1 (1.69%) SNMP
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) KNIME
3 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.47%) Power BI
4 4 (6.78%) Data Lake
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) JIRA
2 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.95%) JUnit
3 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.47%) JSUnit
4 5 (8.47%) Selenium
4 5 (8.47%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.78%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.08%) Ant
6 3 (5.08%) Gradle
6 3 (5.08%) Liquibase
6 3 (5.08%) Maven
7 2 (3.39%) Mockito
7 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.69%) Xcode
8 1 (1.69%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Data Scientist
8 4 (6.78%) Salesforce Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Architect
9 3 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Graduate
10 2 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Junior
10 2 (3.39%) Product Owner
10 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) XML
2 9 (15.25%) HTML
2 9 (15.25%) JSON
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
3 7 (11.86%) Spring
4 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.17%) OpenGL
4 6 (10.17%) OpenGL ES
5 5 (8.47%) Ajax
5 5 (8.47%) Apache Camel
5 5 (8.47%) DirectX
5 5 (8.47%) HTML5
5 5 (8.47%) JPA
5 5 (8.47%) REST
5 5 (8.47%) RESTful
5 5 (8.47%) Visualforce
5 5 (8.47%) Vulkan
6 4 (6.78%) .NET
6 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
2 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.25%) User Experience
4 7 (11.86%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (5.08%) Smartcard
7 3 (5.08%) Wiki
8 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.69%) ASIC
9 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.69%) GPGPU
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.69%) MPEG
9 1 (1.69%) Photography
9 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 9 (15.25%) Android
4 7 (11.86%) Unix
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
4 13 (22.03%) Machine Learning
4 13 (22.03%) Mathematics
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
6 10 (16.95%) OO
7 9 (15.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (15.25%) DevOps
8 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.86%) Analytics
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.86%) Data Science
9 7 (11.86%) OOP
10 6 (10.17%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Manual Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
11 5 (8.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) Python
3 21 (35.59%) C++
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.03%) C
6 11 (18.64%) C#
7 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
8 6 (10.17%) Ruby
9 5 (8.47%) Apex Code
9 5 (8.47%) Java 8
10 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
10 4 (6.78%) Perl
10 4 (6.78%) R
11 2 (3.39%) PHP
11 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.69%) GLSL
12 1 (1.69%) Scala
12 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (88.14%) Degree
2 25 (42.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (16.95%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.08%) CISA
4 3 (5.08%) CISM
4 3 (5.08%) CISSP
4 3 (5.08%) CREST Certified
4 3 (5.08%) IISP
4 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.08%) PhD
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) HNC
6 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) GDPR
3 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.08%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (5.08%) ISO 22301
3 3 (5.08%) ISO 31000
3 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.08%) Ansible
2 3 (5.08%) Nessus
2 3 (5.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (3.39%) Kibana
3 2 (3.39%) logstash
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.69%) Mesos
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Oozie
4 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (5.08%) Centrify
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) Imperva
5 3 (5.08%) McAfee
5 3 (5.08%) Qualys
5 3 (5.08%) Splunk
5 3 (5.08%) Sun
5 3 (5.08%) Trend Micro
5 3 (5.08%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.69%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
6 1 (1.69%) UiPath