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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.59% 2.05% 2.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.95% 7.23% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 13
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£425 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £53.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +53.22%
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
201 235 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.70% 28.31% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 125 114
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 0 17 £425 - 57
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (96.67%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) UNIX
7 5 (16.67%) PhD
7 5 (16.67%) Benchmarking
7 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.67%) Kanban
7 5 (16.67%) Proteomics
7 5 (16.67%) R
7 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.33%) Python
8 4 (13.33%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) NGN
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) IOS XR
3 1 (3.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.33%) ISDN
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.33%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) RSpec
2 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Graduate
3 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.67%) ColdFusion Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Architect
3 2 (6.67%) IT Graduate
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.67%) OAuth
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (6.67%) LINQ
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) STL
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Proteomics
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) LIMS
4 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 5 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C++
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) R
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) WorldPay
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
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