Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 88 93
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 38 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.36% 1.94% 1.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 6.60% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 24
Surrey median daily rate £425 £430 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +25.55% +20.70%
10th Percentile £322 £300 £304
90th Percentile £575 £538 £573
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £353
% change year-on-year +3.90% +9.22% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +441.18% -82.74%
10th Percentile £42.50 £20.60 £8.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £8.75
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £9.67
% change year-on-year +2.59% +344.90% -56.07%

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 868 682 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.16% 29.33% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 449 499
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +1.92%
10th Percentile £258 £210 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 47
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.31 £14.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £49.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.59 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.22% +22.45% +18.88%

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 22 November 2017.

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
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 22 November 2017. 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
Staines +8 6 £425 -31.31% 5
Redhill -7 6 £330 -3.30%
Reigate -32 4 £400 +10.73%
Chertsey -8 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £375 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science.

1 25 (65.79%) Degree
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (23.68%) RESTful
6 9 (23.68%) Unix
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (21.05%) Perl
7 8 (21.05%) Python
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
9 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
10 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
10 5 (13.16%) Big Data
10 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) Ruby
10 5 (13.16%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (13.16%) C++
10 5 (13.16%) Data Mining
10 5 (13.16%) PhD
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

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 (13.16%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (10.53%) Luigi
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (2.63%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Business One
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) RS-232
2 1 (2.63%) RS-422
2 1 (2.63%) RS-485
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (13.16%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (13.16%) Data Mining
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) KNIME
4 2 (5.26%) DTS
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.63%) Impala
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Toad
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Report Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) RESTful
2 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) HTML5
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
5 1 (2.63%) DirectX
5 1 (2.63%) Django
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) NumPy
5 1 (2.63%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.63%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) CentOS
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) OO
2 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Scorecard
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (10.53%) Chemistry
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) OOP
6 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) Perl
3 8 (21.05%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) Ruby
5 3 (7.89%) AWK
5 3 (7.89%) Bourne shell
5 3 (7.89%) C
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Korn
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) R
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (13.16%) PhD
4 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
5 3 (7.89%) OCA
5 3 (7.89%) OCP
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (7.89%) RHCE
5 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
6 2 (5.26%) ISEB
6 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.63%) APMP
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) GlusterFS
1 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (7.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) Netezza
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) RapidMiner
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Brocade
3 3 (7.89%) EMC
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) StorageTek
3 3 (7.89%) Sun
3 3 (7.89%) Veritas
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau