Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 107 94
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 58 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.88% 1.27% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.50% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 14
Surrey median daily rate £495 £425 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% +16.04% +10.98%
10th Percentile £222 £334 £233
90th Percentile £575 £635 £573
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £366
% change year-on-year +18.75% +9.22% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +81.82% -50.50%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.57% -25.71%

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 2,743 2,339 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.71% 84.81% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,939 1,663 1,089
Surrey median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 91
Surrey median hourly rate £41.00 £38.43 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.70% +53.70% -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.03 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.01% +6.76% -21.05%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 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
Redhill +15 11 - - 10
Staines +5 10 £225 -47.06% 2
Reigate +1 9 £525 +40.00% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 6 £413 -38.89%
Woking +6 3 £588 - 2
Chertsey 0 3 £388 - 2
Camberley -2 2 £525 +40.00%
Guildford - 1 £500 - 17
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 47 (81.03%) Degree
2 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
4 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.03%) Scrum
5 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
6 16 (27.59%) Linux
7 15 (25.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (22.41%) Mathematics
8 13 (22.41%) Algorithms
8 13 (22.41%) C++
8 13 (22.41%) Statistics
8 13 (22.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (20.69%) SQL
9 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
10 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (17.24%) OO
12 9 (15.52%) Java
12 9 (15.52%) .NET
12 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
12 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
12 9 (15.52%) C#
12 9 (15.52%) MVC

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 6 (10.34%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) FileNet
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SPSS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.34%) npm
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) Office 365
4 3 (5.17%) Serverless
5 2 (3.45%) GitHub
5 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) LAN
1 4 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.72%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) Big Data
2 8 (13.79%) Power BI
3 7 (12.07%) Apache Hive
3 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) HBase
5 2 (3.45%) Mahout
5 2 (3.45%) Redis
5 2 (3.45%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.72%) DTS
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.52%) JIRA
2 9 (15.52%) MSTest
2 9 (15.52%) Ranorex
2 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.34%) Grunt
3 6 (10.34%) gulp
3 6 (10.34%) Jasmine
3 6 (10.34%) Mocha
4 2 (3.45%) Appium
4 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.45%) GitLab
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) Mockito
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Software Engineer
3 18 (31.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Principal Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Data Scientist
8 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Graduate
9 4 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
2 15 (25.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (15.52%) WCF
3 9 (15.52%) WinForms
3 9 (15.52%) WPF
4 8 (13.79%) Node.js
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
5 6 (10.34%) HTML
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Core
6 5 (8.62%) RAML
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
9 2 (3.45%) React Native
9 2 (3.45%) REST
9 2 (3.45%) RESTful
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.34%) User Experience
3 5 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Unix
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
5 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 18 (31.03%) Scrum
4 13 (22.41%) Mathematics
4 13 (22.41%) Statistics
5 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.24%) OO
7 9 (15.52%) Extreme Programming
7 9 (15.52%) MVC
7 9 (15.52%) OOD
7 9 (15.52%) SDLC
7 9 (15.52%) SOLID
8 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (12.07%) Data Science
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 6 (10.34%) Benchmarking
10 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.41%) C++
3 12 (20.69%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) C#
4 9 (15.52%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.62%) C
6 5 (8.62%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.90%) R
8 3 (5.17%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.45%) ES6
9 2 (3.45%) Go
9 2 (3.45%) Java 8
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (81.03%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) CCNP
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CISM
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.45%) HDFS
2 2 (3.45%) KVM
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Ansible
2 6 (10.34%) Puppet
3 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.62%) Terraform
4 3 (5.17%) Nessus
5 2 (3.45%) Ambari
5 2 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (3.45%) Oozie
6 1 (1.72%) Kibana
6 1 (1.72%) logstash
6 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 5 (8.62%) IBM
2 5 (8.62%) MuleSoft
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Qualys
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Aruba
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.45%) Juniper
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) BMC
6 1 (1.72%) Dell
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Samsung