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 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 41 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.34% 3.07% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.31% 12.14% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
Median daily rate £185 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -29.41%
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
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
168 173 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.53% 25.26% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 88 119
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £174 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.50 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 14 £185 -38.33% 55
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 18 (72.00%) C
3 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (44.00%) Embedded C
4 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (32.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) C++
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Algorithms
8 5 (20.00%) Big Data
8 5 (20.00%) Biology
8 5 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
10 3 (12.00%) D3.js
10 3 (12.00%) Mahout
10 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
10 3 (12.00%) Apache Pig
10 3 (12.00%) Kibana
10 3 (12.00%) scikit-learn
10 3 (12.00%) Power BI
10 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
10 3 (12.00%) NumPy

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (12.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Weka
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 802.15
1 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.00%) X.509
1 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (12.00%) Mahout
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) Power BI
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) System Design Authority
6 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Process Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) D3.js
1 3 (12.00%) NumPy
1 3 (12.00%) scikit-learn
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Lucene
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (20.00%) Biology
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.00%) Physics
3 3 (12.00%) Statistics
3 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (4.00%) Ontologies
4 1 (4.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (12.00%) Information Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C
2 11 (44.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (12.00%) R
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) webMethods
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