Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 215 172 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 7.31% 7.59% 7.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.36% 39.81% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 132 118
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -6.08% +29.29%
10th Percentile £350 £286 £311
90th Percentile £613 £564 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 25
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -37.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26.00 £18.25 £11.55
90th Percentile £62.90 £40.03 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £27.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +62.53% -31.55% +39.13%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 474 432 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.11% 19.06% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 290 528
Surrey median daily rate £475 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -8.06% +12.50%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £308
90th Percentile £577 £557 £600
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 45
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -36.05% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £47.79 £63.85
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £23.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year +6.78% -23.21% +49.75%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Surrey

Degree
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 Degree within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +4 54 £498 +13.20% 2
Reigate -6 49 £500 +25.00% 3
Redhill 0 12 £500 +16.28% 7
Guildford -6 9 £265 -49.52% 14
Staines -21 8 £500 +25.00% 6
Chertsey - 6 £555 - 1
Epsom +7 4 £450 +50.00% 5
Woking +5 3 £250 -34.21% 5
Camberley -4 2 £458 -19.03% 3
Egham - 2 £450 -
Cobham +4 1 £315 -12.50% 1
Leatherhead -5 1 - - 9
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 84 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.70%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (30.23%) Finance
3 65 (30.23%) Scrum
4 50 (23.26%) Java
5 49 (22.79%) Relational Database
6 43 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 40 (18.60%) SQL
7 40 (18.60%) Use Case
8 37 (17.21%) Microsoft
9 36 (16.74%) Project Management
9 36 (16.74%) JSON
10 35 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (15.35%) DevOps
12 32 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (14.42%) Git (software)
13 31 (14.42%) REST
14 30 (13.95%) Computer Science
14 30 (13.95%) SQL Server
14 30 (13.95%) SDLC
15 29 (13.49%) Oracle
16 28 (13.02%) Jenkins
17 27 (12.56%) Analytics
17 27 (12.56%) SOAP
17 27 (12.56%) HTML
18 26 (12.09%) User Stories
19 25 (11.63%) Wireframes
19 25 (11.63%) Numerate Degree
20 24 (11.16%) Multithreading
20 24 (11.16%) CSS

Degree
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 7 (3.26%) Confluence
1 7 (3.26%) Mule
2 5 (2.33%) SAS
3 4 (1.86%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (6.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.93%) InDesign
6 2 (0.93%) SPSS
7 1 (0.47%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.93%) Maximo
3 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.47%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.91%) OpenShift
4 9 (4.19%) PaaS
5 6 (2.79%) SaaS
6 5 (2.33%) Force.com
6 5 (2.33%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.33%) Silverpop
7 4 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.86%) IaaS
8 3 (1.40%) GitHub
9 2 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) Firewall
2 5 (2.33%) Network Security
2 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.47%) 2G
4 1 (0.47%) 3G
4 1 (0.47%) 4G
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.79%) Relational Database
2 30 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.05%) Power BI
4 12 (5.58%) Big Data
5 10 (4.65%) HBase
5 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.72%) MySQL
7 7 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.86%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.86%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.86%) MySQL Workbench
10 4 (1.86%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.40%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.40%) KNIME
11 3 (1.40%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 31 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.02%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.91%) JUnit
4 11 (5.12%) JIRA
5 9 (4.19%) Selenium
6 7 (3.26%) Cobertura
7 5 (2.33%) JSUnit
7 5 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.86%) Gradle
8 4 (1.86%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.86%) NUnit
8 4 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.40%) Ant
9 3 (1.40%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.40%) JBehave
9 3 (1.40%) Subversion
General
1 65 (30.23%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Marketing
3 8 (3.72%) Retail
4 6 (2.79%) Electronics
5 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) German Language
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (30.70%) Analyst
2 39 (18.14%) Developer
3 33 (15.35%) Business Analyst
4 26 (12.09%) Architect
5 19 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.51%) Consultant
7 13 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (6.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 13 (6.05%) Security Architect
8 11 (5.12%) Finance Business Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Financial Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Financial Business Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Pensions Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.26%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.74%) JSON
2 31 (14.42%) REST
3 27 (12.56%) HTML
3 27 (12.56%) SOAP
4 24 (11.16%) CSS
5 22 (10.23%) HTML5
6 21 (9.77%) Node.js
7 20 (9.30%) jQuery
8 18 (8.37%) AngularJS
8 18 (8.37%) JSTL
9 17 (7.91%) JSP
9 17 (7.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 15 (6.98%) CSS3
10 15 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (6.51%) D3.js
11 14 (6.51%) Web Services
12 12 (5.58%) Electron Framework
12 12 (5.58%) Hibernate
13 11 (5.12%) .NET
14 10 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.70%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 24 (11.16%) Management Information System
4 21 (9.77%) Clustering
5 20 (9.30%) User Experience
6 16 (7.44%) Fat Client
6 16 (7.44%) Thin Client
7 12 (5.58%) Virtual Team
8 9 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (3.72%) Algorithms
10 7 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.33%) Marketing Technology
11 5 (2.33%) RIA
12 4 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.40%) PKI
13 3 (1.40%) Robotics
13 3 (1.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.98%) Unix
2 14 (6.51%) Windows
3 10 (4.65%) Linux
4 9 (4.19%) Android
5 8 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (30.23%) Scrum
3 40 (18.60%) Use Case
4 36 (16.74%) Project Management
5 35 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (15.35%) DevOps
7 32 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (13.95%) SDLC
9 27 (12.56%) Analytics
10 26 (12.09%) User Stories
11 25 (11.63%) Wireframes
12 24 (11.16%) Multithreading
13 23 (10.70%) Business Analysis
13 23 (10.70%) Test Automation
14 20 (9.30%) Unit Testing
15 19 (8.84%) E-Commerce
15 19 (8.84%) ITIL
15 19 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
15 19 (8.84%) Visualisation
16 18 (8.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.26%) Java
2 40 (18.60%) SQL
3 24 (11.16%) Python
4 15 (6.98%) C#
4 15 (6.98%) C++
5 14 (6.51%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.05%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.65%) Apex Code
9 9 (4.19%) C
9 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.79%) R
10 6 (2.79%) Ruby
11 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.86%) XAML
13 3 (1.40%) PHP
13 3 (1.40%) VBA
14 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.47%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.47%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 25 (11.63%) Numerate Degree
2 22 (10.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.98%) CISSP
4 14 (6.51%) Master's Degree
5 10 (4.65%) CISM
5 10 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (3.72%) CISA
6 8 (3.72%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.72%) PMP
7 6 (2.79%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.86%) CRISC
10 2 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.93%) CCIE
10 2 (0.93%) CCNP
10 2 (0.93%) CCSP
10 2 (0.93%) HND
10 2 (0.93%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.44%) QA
2 8 (3.72%) PMO
3 7 (3.26%) GDPR
3 7 (3.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (1.40%) HDFS
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) Ansible
2 7 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.86%) Puppet
4 3 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) MIIS
6 1 (0.47%) Salt
6 1 (0.47%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 37 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.49%) Oracle
3 18 (8.37%) SAP
4 12 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.19%) Workday
6 7 (3.26%) Google
6 7 (3.26%) Tableau
7 6 (2.79%) Kronos
8 5 (2.33%) Adobe
8 5 (2.33%) Hootsuite
8 5 (2.33%) McAfee
8 5 (2.33%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.40%) Genesys
10 2 (0.93%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.93%) Citrix
10 2 (0.93%) FireEye
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) IBM
10 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.47%) Capita