The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 1.62% 2.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 5.83% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £275 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.44 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -3.26%
Computer Science
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
115 103 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.12% 27.84% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 47
Median daily rate £400 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £448 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +39.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridge region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridge region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Life Science
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Biology
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Ganglia
7 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Puppet
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) GPFS
7 3 (17.65%) Docker
7 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Time Management
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Robot Framework
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Planning Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Django
3 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) D3.js
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Life Science
2 5 (29.41%) Biology
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
1 3 (17.65%) GPFS
1 3 (17.65%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ganglia
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Veeam
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) WorldPay