Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 July 2019 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.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 109 114
Rank change year-on-year +42 +5 -38
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 73 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.11% 1.77% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.01% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 16
Surrey median daily rate £483 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.74% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £135 £303
90th Percentile £610 £504 £522
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £57.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.28% +21.28%
10th Percentile £22.90 £34.10 £56.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.45 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -9.09%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,066 2,885 2,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.88% 87.82% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 2,027 1,480
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £630 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 52
Surrey median hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +0.93% -23.57%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.15 £14.28
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +20.00% +27.16% -18.08%

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +34 35 £483 +7.29% 1
Reigate +27 10 £490 +30.67% 6
Staines +19 7 £213 -45.51% 2
Weybridge - 3 £150 -
Farnham - 1 £400 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 57 (78.08%) Degree
2 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) DevOps
4 27 (36.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (30.14%) Scrum
6 21 (28.77%) Skype
7 18 (24.66%) Mathematics
8 17 (23.29%) ITIL
8 17 (23.29%) Data Protection
8 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
8 17 (23.29%) Skype for Business
9 16 (21.92%) Unified Communications
9 16 (21.92%) Python
9 16 (21.92%) SQL
9 16 (21.92%) QA
10 15 (20.55%) Java
10 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
10 15 (20.55%) Thought Leadership
11 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (19.18%) Migration
11 14 (19.18%) Finance
12 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
13 12 (16.44%) Docker
13 12 (16.44%) Public Cloud
13 12 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.44%) REST
13 12 (16.44%) Service Management
13 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management

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 17 (23.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.96%) Office 365
4 7 (9.59%) Power Platform
5 5 (6.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.85%) GitHub
5 5 (6.85%) Serverless
6 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (4.11%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.74%) Amazon Alexa
8 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Skype
2 16 (21.92%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 4 (5.48%) PABX
4 3 (4.11%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) DVB
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Apache Hive
1 7 (9.59%) Big Data
1 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
1 7 (9.59%) Power BI
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.33%) Protractor
4 4 (5.48%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Legal
3 4 (5.48%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 10 (13.70%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Developer in Test
5 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Lead Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Service Owner
5 6 (8.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Test Automation Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Junior
6 4 (5.48%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) REST
2 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.33%) Node.js
2 9 (12.33%) React
2 9 (12.33%) WebdriverIO
3 6 (8.22%) Kafka
3 6 (8.22%) RESTful
4 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) Spring
6 2 (2.74%) Middleware
6 2 (2.74%) SailPoint
6 2 (2.74%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.37%) CSS
7 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.37%) HTML
7 1 (1.37%) PLINQ
7 1 (1.37%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (1.37%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Public Cloud
2 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
4 9 (12.33%) Virtual Team
5 7 (9.59%) Algorithms
5 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.11%) Robotics
7 2 (2.74%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.74%) IPTV
7 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) DevOps
3 22 (30.14%) Scrum
4 18 (24.66%) Mathematics
5 17 (23.29%) Data Protection
5 17 (23.29%) ITIL
6 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
6 15 (20.55%) Thought Leadership
7 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (19.18%) Migration
8 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
8 12 (16.44%) Service Delivery
8 12 (16.44%) Service Management
8 12 (16.44%) Supplier Management
9 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery Management
9 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
9 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.70%) Resource Management
11 9 (12.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) Python
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) Java
2 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) Perl
4 4 (5.48%) C++
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) VBA
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.37%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (78.08%) Degree
2 27 (36.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.22%) CISSP
4 3 (4.11%) CISM
4 3 (4.11%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCNP
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CISMP
5 2 (2.74%) PhD
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) GAMP
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Ansible
2 4 (5.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.11%) Nessus
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 3 (4.11%) Terraform
4 2 (2.74%) Istio
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) SAP
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) IBM Sterling
4 4 (5.48%) Informatica
5 3 (4.11%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (4.11%) Blue Prism
5 3 (4.11%) Qualys
5 3 (4.11%) UiPath
6 2 (2.74%) Aruba
6 2 (2.74%) Juniper
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau