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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 0.93% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 3.80% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
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
171 184 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.98% 24.34% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 85 83
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 28
Median hourly rate £16.25 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 May 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 4 - - 61
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Life Science
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) Biology
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) Ganglia
7 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) Docker
7 3 (16.67%) GPFS
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) CSS

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) 802.11
3 1 (5.56%) ATM
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) Frame Relay
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Planning Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Django
3 2 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) D3.js
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Life Science
2 5 (27.78%) Biology
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
1 3 (16.67%) GPFS
1 3 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ganglia
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) WorldPay