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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.91% 2.41% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.88% 8.00% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
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£425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
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
169 175 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.47% 30.17% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 61 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £600 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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
Peterborough - 10 £425 -
Cambridge -7 2 £400 +20.75% 51
Chatteris - - - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) jQuery
5 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) SOA
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) OLAP
9 5 (18.52%) VB
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) ETL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Mule
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) OLAP
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Behat
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Graduate
4 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate
5 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
3 8 (29.63%) WCF
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) XHTML
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) Ajax
9 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
9 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.70%) REST
10 1 (3.70%) D3.js
10 1 (3.70%) Gearman
10 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.70%) Pyramid
10 1 (3.70%) Doctrine
10 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Gentoo
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) SOA
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) ETL
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Use Case
6 5 (18.52%) System Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (11.11%) OOD
9 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.41%) Process Management
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Python
6 4 (14.81%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) C
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Ruby
9 1 (3.70%) PHP5
9 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSD
3 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
1 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Nortel
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Zend
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago