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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.18% 1.82% 1.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.02% 7.41% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £326 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +3.03%
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
133 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.67% 24.59% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 51 89
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.56% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £49.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 26 February 2015.

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
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 26 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 3 £274 -8.75% 46
Peterborough - 3 £413 - 1
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) SOA
5 8 (38.10%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) OLAP
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) VB
8 5 (23.81%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) Use Case
8 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (23.81%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
8 5 (23.81%) System Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (9.52%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) OLAP
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Graduate
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) WCF
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) XHTML
8 2 (9.52%) WinForms
8 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) REST
9 1 (4.76%) Catalyst
9 1 (4.76%) DBIx::Class
9 1 (4.76%) Moose
9 1 (4.76%) Spring
9 1 (4.76%) XSLT
9 1 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) SOA
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
3 5 (23.81%) System Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
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