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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 32 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.67% 2.04% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.48% 8.89% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £650 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.27%

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
141 135 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.22% 22.92% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 81
Median daily rate £375 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £174 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.61 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £60.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +15 17 £650 +85.71% 63
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 21 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 21 (63.64%) C
3 15 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 15 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) R
6 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.15%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) Windows
7 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.12%) Life Science
7 4 (12.12%) QA
7 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.09%) Apache Pig
8 3 (9.09%) Kibana
8 3 (9.09%) scikit-learn
8 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 3 (9.09%) Algorithms

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 3 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 3 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) S-PLUS
2 3 (9.09%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.09%) Mahout
2 3 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) C Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Embedded C Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Embedded Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 3 (9.09%) Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) System Design Authority
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior SAS Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) D3.js
1 3 (9.09%) NumPy
1 3 (9.09%) scikit-learn
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Celery
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Life Science
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 15 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Biometrics
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (9.09%) Information Management
5 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Physics
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C
2 15 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) R
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) JSP 440
3 2 (6.06%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 2 (6.06%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) Apple
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Brocade
5 2 (6.06%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.06%) Vyatta
6 1 (3.03%) webMethods