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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 1.23% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.67% 4.52% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £345 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £8.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+414.28% -66.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -12.67%
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
150 199 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.35% 27.30% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 69
Average daily rate £400 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £168 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 22
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £11.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.10 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 6 £320 +6.66% 50
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 11 (45.83%) Perl
3 11 (45.83%) Bioinformatics
3 11 (45.83%) Biology
4 8 (33.33%) Life Science
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) jQuery
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) MySQL
7 5 (20.83%) FTP
7 5 (20.83%) NFS
7 5 (20.83%) IBM
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
7 5 (20.83%) Nagios
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) Time Management
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Ganglia
7 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
7 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Puppet
7 5 (20.83%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (20.83%) GPFS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) WordPress
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) 802.11
4 1 (4.17%) ATM
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
4 1 (4.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Robot Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Administrator
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Programmer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Planning Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) CSS3
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) Django
3 2 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
4 1 (4.17%) D3.js
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) NumPy
4 1 (4.17%) SciPy
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Biology
2 8 (33.33%) Life Science
3 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Clustering
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.17%) Informatics
6 1 (4.17%) Replication
6 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Bioinformatics
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (20.83%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) C
5 4 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
1 5 (20.83%) GPFS
1 5 (20.83%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ganglia
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Veeam
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia
4 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) WorldPay
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago