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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 14 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.83% 4.83% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.74% 19.05% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £185 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
95 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.76% 25.36% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 65
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £275 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -18.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.82 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (80.00%) C
3 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) C++
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (25.00%) Biology
6 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Postgraduate
8 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
9 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (10.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) 802.15
1 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) X.509
1 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) C Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Process Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Lucene
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Biology
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (5.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Deep Learning
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Discovery
7 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods
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