Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 110 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 -35 +32
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 44 25 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.45% 1.10% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 3.38% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 44
Surrey median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £207 £253 £270
90th Percentile £628 £499 £550
South East median daily rate £405 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +4.52% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 13
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £46.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.87% -9.80% -
10th Percentile £44.50 £37.10 £42.40
90th Percentile £61.85 £55.70 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -15.00% +73.91%

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 995 739 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.71% 32.45% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 466 594
Surrey median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +9.68%
10th Percentile £251 £238 £252
90th Percentile £600 £559 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 107
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% +13.04% +21.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.62 £11.81
90th Percentile £54.50 £47.50 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +91.18% -26.09% +39.39%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +23 8 £525 +56.72% 5
Reigate - 5 £375 - 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 4 £563 +90.03% 1
Guildford - 4 £360 - 4
Staines -16 3 - - 3
Woking +8 2 £250 -37.50% 4
Chertsey - 2 £425 -
Egham -3 1 £150 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 26 (59.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (47.73%) SQL
4 19 (43.18%) Java
4 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
5 17 (38.64%) Relational Database
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 14 (31.82%) C++
8 13 (29.55%) Python
8 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
9 12 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Scrum
10 11 (25.00%) C#
11 10 (22.73%) JUnit
11 10 (22.73%) Windows
11 10 (22.73%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.45%) XML
12 9 (20.45%) HTML
12 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.45%) JSON
12 9 (20.45%) JIRA
12 9 (20.45%) DevOps
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
13 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
13 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
13 8 (18.18%) 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 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DVB
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.64%) Power BI
3 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
5 3 (6.82%) KNIME
5 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) MySQL
6 2 (4.55%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JUnit
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) JSUnit
4 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 5 (11.36%) Subversion
5 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.82%) Ant
6 3 (6.82%) Gradle
6 3 (6.82%) Liquibase
6 3 (6.82%) Maven
7 2 (4.55%) Mockito
7 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.27%) Xcode
8 1 (2.27%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
1 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Salesforce Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
1 9 (20.45%) JSON
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) Spring
3 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 5 (11.36%) Apache Camel
4 5 (11.36%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) JPA
4 5 (11.36%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) RESTful
4 5 (11.36%) Visualforce
5 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (6.82%) .NET
6 3 (6.82%) JNI
6 3 (6.82%) Kafka
6 3 (6.82%) React
6 3 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.82%) Wiki
4 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.27%) MPEG
5 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.27%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.27%) Scrum
4 12 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 10 (22.73%) OO
6 9 (20.45%) DevOps
7 7 (15.91%) OOP
8 6 (13.64%) Analytics
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.64%) Kanban
8 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.36%) Functional Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Machine Learning
9 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.09%) Data Science
10 4 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) C++
5 13 (29.55%) Python
6 11 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 6 (13.64%) C
8 6 (13.64%) Ruby
9 5 (11.36%) Apex Code
9 5 (11.36%) Java 8
10 3 (6.82%) Perl
11 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 2 (4.55%) PHP
11 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.55%) R
12 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.27%) Scala
12 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 26 (59.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.55%) CCIE
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CISA
5 1 (2.27%) CISM
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) IISP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 31000
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) Kibana
3 2 (4.55%) logstash
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Mesos
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Nessus
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.27%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
4 3 (6.82%) McAfee
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) FireEye
5 2 (4.55%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) Centrify
6 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) VMware