Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 105 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 72 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.21% 1.43% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.58% 4.53% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 39
Surrey median daily rate £496 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.71% -5.56% +36.36%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 3
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.17% +441.18%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £44.12 £43.00
% change year-on-year +12.21% +2.59% +344.90%

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 1,095 883 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 33.57% 31.50% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 590 457
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £184
90th Percentile £606 £560 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 51 36
Surrey median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +21.95% +18.84%
10th Percentile £14.74 £11.38 £14.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +75.80% -14.04% +25.00%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +11 15 - - 13
Staines 0 14 £400 -5.88% 3
Reigate -5 10 £525 +31.25%
Chertsey +8 5 £388 - 1
Woking - 5 £463 - 7
Camberley +2 2 £525 +27.27% 1
Guildford - 2 £500 - 6
Leatherhead - 1 - - 4
Egham - 1 £150 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 66 (91.67%) Degree
2 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 24 (33.33%) Linux
5 22 (30.56%) C++
5 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
6 21 (29.17%) Mathematics
6 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 19 (26.39%) AngularJS
7 19 (26.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (23.61%) Scrum
8 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
9 15 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (20.83%) Finance
10 14 (19.44%) C
10 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (18.06%) Java
12 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 12 (16.67%) JIRA
12 12 (16.67%) Statistics
12 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (16.67%) Machine Learning
13 11 (15.28%) SQL
13 11 (15.28%) OO
13 11 (15.28%) Python
14 10 (13.89%) .NET
14 10 (13.89%) Embedded Linux

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) FileNet
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) npm
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.78%) LAN
1 2 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) LTE
2 1 (1.39%) NAS
2 1 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) VSAN
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.17%) KNIME
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.78%) HBase
5 2 (2.78%) Mahout
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) Redis
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) JIRA
3 9 (12.50%) MSTest
3 9 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.33%) Grunt
4 6 (8.33%) gulp
4 6 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 6 (8.33%) Mocha
5 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (4.17%) JUnit
6 3 (4.17%) Mockito
6 3 (4.17%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.78%) Appium
7 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.78%) GitLab
7 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Electronics
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Data Scientist
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) AngularJS
2 15 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (13.89%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.50%) Node.js
4 9 (12.50%) WCF
4 9 (12.50%) WinForms
4 9 (12.50%) WPF
5 7 (9.72%) HTML
5 7 (9.72%) OpenGL
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 6 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
6 6 (8.33%) Vulkan
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Core
7 5 (6.94%) DirectX
7 5 (6.94%) RAML
8 4 (5.56%) Spring
8 4 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.11%) User Experience
3 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.17%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.39%) ASIC
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) PMI
7 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Android
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (6.94%) Unix
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 21 (29.17%) Mathematics
4 17 (23.61%) Scrum
5 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 12 (16.67%) Statistics
7 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.28%) OO
9 10 (13.89%) SDLC
10 9 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
10 9 (12.50%) MVC
10 9 (12.50%) OOD
10 9 (12.50%) SOLID
11 8 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (9.72%) Data Science
13 6 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) C++
2 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.44%) C
4 13 (18.06%) Java
5 11 (15.28%) Python
5 11 (15.28%) SQL
6 9 (12.50%) C#
7 6 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.17%) Java 8
8 3 (4.17%) R
9 2 (2.78%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.78%) ES6
9 2 (2.78%) Go
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) GLSL
10 1 (1.39%) HiveQL
10 1 (1.39%) HLSL
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (91.67%) Degree
2 19 (26.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (13.89%) Master's Degree
4 8 (11.11%) PhD
5 3 (4.17%) CISA
5 3 (4.17%) CISM
5 3 (4.17%) CISSP
5 3 (4.17%) CREST Certified
5 3 (4.17%) IISP
5 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.78%) ISEB
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) GDPR
3 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.17%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (4.17%) ISO 22301
3 3 (4.17%) ISO 31000
3 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.78%) HDFS
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ansible
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) Nessus
2 3 (4.17%) Oozie
2 3 (4.17%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (2.78%) Ambari
3 2 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.78%) Kibana
3 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.78%) logstash
3 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) MuleSoft
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (4.17%) Centrify
4 3 (4.17%) Imperva
4 3 (4.17%) McAfee
4 3 (4.17%) Qualys
4 3 (4.17%) Splunk
4 3 (4.17%) Sun
4 3 (4.17%) Trend Micro
4 3 (4.17%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.78%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.39%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.39%) Samsung