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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.71% 3.07% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 11.85% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.20 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -28.00%
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
108 135 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.86% 25.91% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 89
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.45% -39.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

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 26 August 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Biology
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (30.00%) Postgraduate
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) MS Project
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth

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 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) 802.15
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
2 1 (10.00%) X.509
2 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Planning Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Process Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Buildbot
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Lucene
2 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Biology
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (10.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
4 1 (10.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle