The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.98% 2.08% 4.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 7.00% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £372 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% -57.43%
Computer Science
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
216 200 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.13% 29.76% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 88
Average daily rate £310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £60.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 5 £400 +35.59% 60
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Chatteris - - - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Big Data
6 8 (29.63%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) C++
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (22.22%) Django
8 6 (22.22%) IIS
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) SVG
8 6 (22.22%) D3.js
8 6 (22.22%) Splunk
8 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
9 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 5 (18.52%) Finance

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.11%) IPv6
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Behat
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Python Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Server Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) jQuery
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) Django
3 6 (22.22%) SVG
3 6 (22.22%) D3.js
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) Dojo
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.41%) Swing
6 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.70%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (3.70%) Memcached
7 1 (3.70%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) Gearman
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) Pyramid
7 1 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) GIS
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Process Management
7 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
8 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.41%) C
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) PHP5
9 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSD
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCOrch
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
1 3 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Splunk
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Zend
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Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sanger Institute
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Sanger Institute
Rate: £35,000 - £38,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
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EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago