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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 2.51% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.73% 10.45% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 9
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 £35.00 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -16.38%
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
161 201 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.66% 23.99% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 106 129
Median daily rate £350 £364 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £210 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.30 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

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 30 August 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 +7 6 - - 35
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Biology
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Postgraduate
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (18.18%) MS Project
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) 802.11
3 1 (9.09%) 802.15
3 1 (9.09%) ATM
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
3 1 (9.09%) X.509
3 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Planning Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Buildbot
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Lucene
2 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Biology
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (9.09%) Neural Network
4 1 (9.09%) Ontologies
4 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
4 1 (9.09%) Deep Learning
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Postgraduate
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec