Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 26 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Degree 136 146 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.97% 6.28% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.61% 29.67% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 90 96
Surrey median daily rate £425 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £282 £269 £296
90th Percentile £574 £538 £600
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 £26.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.95% -34.38% -15.34%
10th Percentile £43.25 £10.75 £25.38
90th Percentile £56.00 £47.20 £49.38
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +90.48%

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 417 492 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.25% 21.17% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 317 503
Surrey median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £307
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 26
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +76.62% -3.75%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.55 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 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
Reigate -7 34 £425 -10.53% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 14 £410 -6.82%
Redhill -17 12 £356 -15.18% 2
Woking +5 6 £375 - 1
Epsom - 6 £350 -
Camberley +5 3 £450 +71.43% 2
Staines +4 3 £450 +10.43% 1
Cobham -3 3 £518 +44.90%
Chertsey -7 3 £550 +83.33%
Egham +5 2 £75 -81.25%
Leatherhead -5 2 - - 1
Weybridge +9 1 - - 1
Guildford -20 1 £275 -47.62% 6
Tadworth - 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.24%) Finance
3 35 (25.74%) Scrum
4 26 (19.12%) SQL
5 25 (18.38%) Computer Science
5 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (15.44%) Project Management
7 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (12.50%) Java
8 16 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (11.03%) UML
9 15 (11.03%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
9 15 (11.03%) Use Case
9 15 (11.03%) Wireframes
10 14 (10.29%) Git (software)
10 14 (10.29%) SDLC
10 14 (10.29%) Python
10 14 (10.29%) Oracle
10 14 (10.29%) SAP
11 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (9.56%) Linux
11 13 (9.56%) Windows
11 13 (9.56%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.82%) Test Strategy
12 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 12 (8.82%) Marketing
12 12 (8.82%) Asset Management
13 11 (8.09%) ISTQB

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 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.68%) CMS
3 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.21%) IIS
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.47%) nginx
4 2 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.47%) OrCAD
7 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.74%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Maximo
2 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) IaaS
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (5.88%) PaaS
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.21%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (2.21%) Silverpop
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Firewall
2 4 (2.94%) WAN
3 3 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.47%) Network Security
4 2 (1.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) NAS
5 1 (0.74%) RS-232
5 1 (0.74%) RS-422
5 1 (0.74%) RS-485
5 1 (0.74%) SAN
5 1 (0.74%) Skype
5 1 (0.74%) VoIP
5 1 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.62%) MySQL
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.68%) Big Data
4 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.68%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.94%) GIS
5 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.21%) Power BI
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.47%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Redis
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.62%) Selenium
3 6 (4.41%) Mocha
4 5 (3.68%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.21%) Ant
6 3 (2.21%) Appium
6 3 (2.21%) Gradle
6 3 (2.21%) Maven
6 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.47%) JIRA
7 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.74%) JUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (38.24%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Marketing
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Automotive
4 5 (3.68%) Electronics
5 4 (2.94%) Legal
6 3 (2.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.47%) Banking
7 2 (1.47%) German Language
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Analyst
2 18 (13.24%) Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Finance Business Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Financial Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Data Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Consultant
6 8 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.15%) Software Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Designer
9 5 (3.68%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Administrator
10 4 (2.94%) Business IT Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) HTML
1 10 (7.35%) Web Services
2 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 8 (5.88%) CSS
2 8 (5.88%) REST
2 8 (5.88%) SOAP
3 7 (5.15%) Hibernate
3 7 (5.15%) Node.js
4 6 (4.41%) Chai
4 6 (4.41%) JAXB
4 6 (4.41%) JAX-WS
4 6 (4.41%) JSON
4 6 (4.41%) OpenLayers
5 5 (3.68%) RESTful
6 4 (2.94%) Angular 2
6 4 (2.94%) HTML5
7 3 (2.21%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.21%) jQuery
7 3 (2.21%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (18.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.88%) User Experience
3 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.68%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (1.47%) CMDB
5 2 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.47%) Fintech
5 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Linux
1 13 (9.56%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (2.21%) CentOS
3 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.21%) Solaris
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.47%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.74%) Scrum
3 21 (15.44%) Project Management
4 16 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (11.03%) E-Commerce
5 15 (11.03%) UML
5 15 (11.03%) Use Case
5 15 (11.03%) Wireframes
6 14 (10.29%) SDLC
7 13 (9.56%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.82%) Asset Management
8 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.82%) Test Strategy
9 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.09%) DevOps
9 11 (8.09%) ITIL
9 11 (8.09%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.35%) Mathematics
10 10 (7.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) SQL
2 17 (12.50%) Java
3 14 (10.29%) Python
4 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.62%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.88%) C#
5 8 (5.88%) C++
6 7 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.41%) C
8 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.21%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.21%) AWK
10 3 (2.21%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.21%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.21%) Korn
10 3 (2.21%) PHP
10 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) ISTQB
2 10 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.21%) OCA
4 3 (2.21%) OCP
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.21%) RHCE
4 3 (2.21%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.47%) CIPD
5 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) APMP
6 1 (0.74%) CASP
6 1 (0.74%) CEH
6 1 (0.74%) CRISC
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) GlusterFS
1 3 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Ansible
1 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (2.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.47%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.47%) Graphite
3 2 (1.47%) Nagios
3 2 (1.47%) StatsD
4 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) SAP
3 9 (6.62%) HP
4 6 (4.41%) Tableau
5 4 (2.94%) Adobe
5 4 (2.94%) EMC
5 4 (2.94%) Google
5 4 (2.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.21%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.21%) Brocade
6 3 (2.21%) Hootsuite
6 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.21%) StorageTek
6 3 (2.21%) Sun
6 3 (2.21%) Veritas
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco
7 2 (1.47%) Workday