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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% 1.08% 2.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 5.43% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.59% -32.63%
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
130 92 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.52% 19.78% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 76
Median daily rate £375 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 16
Median hourly rate £14.40 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.22% +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £21.54 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £53.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 30 June 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 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (16.67%) Biology
5 2 (16.67%) Life Science
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) GPFS
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) WordPress
5 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Planning Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Development Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Process Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Biology
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Neural Network
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Discovery
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) GPFS
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ganglia
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Veeam
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
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