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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 1.00% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.44% 4.83% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
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£300 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £298 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.75 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +27.27%
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
180 145 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.52% 20.80% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 72
Average daily rate £300 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.70 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 2015. 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 0 6 £300 +4.34% 64
Peterborough - 1 £300 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 8 (36.36%) WCF
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) OLAP
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) VB
7 5 (22.73%) ETL
7 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) Use Case
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) Lync
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) IOS XR
2 1 (4.55%) ISDN
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) IGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) OLAP
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Graduate
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) XHTML
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
9 1 (4.55%) Spring
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) XSLT
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) JMS
9 1 (4.55%) WSDL
9 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
9 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Informatics
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
3 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) VB
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) BT
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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