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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.79% 2.09% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.56% 6.88% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£425 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
136 160 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.73% 30.36% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 105
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £165 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £41.50 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Peterborough - 10 £425 - 2
Cambridge -11 1 £210 -23.63% 64
Huntingdon - - - - 1
St Neots - - - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (78.95%) Degree
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) SOA
6 8 (42.11%) WCF
6 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) XML
9 5 (26.32%) OLAP
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) VB
9 5 (26.32%) ETL
9 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) System Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Use Case
9 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) IPv6
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) OLAP
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) WCF
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) XHTML
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) XSLT
9 1 (5.26%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) WinForms
9 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.26%) JMS
9 1 (5.26%) WSDL
9 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
9 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) SOA
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Use Case
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) PHP
8 1 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSD
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
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