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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 28 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 26 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.68% 2.69% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.98% 11.63% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Median daily rate £185 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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
186 129 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.45% 23.12% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 65 86
Median daily rate £375 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £160 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £32.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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
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 January 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 +8 20 £185 -47.14% 56
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 27 (87.10%) Degree
2 24 (77.42%) C
3 23 (74.19%) Software Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) Embedded C
4 15 (48.39%) Regression Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (19.35%) C++
9 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.90%) R
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.90%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) QA
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) Perl
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
11 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
11 3 (9.68%) SQL
11 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
11 3 (9.68%) Unix
11 3 (9.68%) Windows

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 (9.68%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) Weka
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) 802.15
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) X.509
3 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.68%) Mahout
2 3 (9.68%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) C Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Embedded C Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Embedded Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Python Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Scientist
5 3 (9.68%) System Design Authority
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior SAS Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) D3.js
1 3 (9.68%) NumPy
1 3 (9.68%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Biology
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Physics
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Life Science
5 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
5 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Software Engineering
2 15 (48.39%) Regression Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (9.68%) Information Management
4 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C
2 15 (48.39%) Embedded C
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) C++
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) R
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) KVM
3 2 (6.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Brocade
3 2 (6.45%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
3 2 (6.45%) Vyatta
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) webMethods