The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 20 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.59% 2.30% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.83% 9.14% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 3
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£394 £323 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% +12.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £53.75 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £35.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £35.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 186 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.86% 25.14% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £12.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Computer Science
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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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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 +3 14 £425 +54.54% 49
Peterborough +5 3 £338 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (31.03%) Big Data
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) C++
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) IIS
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) SVG
7 6 (20.69%) Django
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Splunk
7 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
7 6 (20.69%) D3.js
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) C
9 4 (13.79%) Java

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (20.69%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DLNA
2 3 (10.34%) RTSP
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) MPLS
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Big Data
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) Bazaar
5 1 (3.45%) Behat
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Python Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.90%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) jQuery
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) SVG
3 6 (20.69%) Django
3 6 (20.69%) D3.js
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) Dojo
5 3 (10.34%) Middleware
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) Swing
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Gearman
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (3.45%) Memcached
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
2 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) IPTV
3 3 (10.34%) Interactive TV
3 3 (10.34%) GIS
3 3 (10.34%) MPEG
3 3 (10.34%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Gentoo
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) OO
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) DRM
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Process Management
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) C
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) PHP5
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PMP
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) CA
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Nortel
3 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago