The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 110 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 26 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.29% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.71% 4.72% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 22
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£400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £272 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
701 657 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.96% 27.30% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 316 319
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.34 £40.00
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 the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England 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
Cambridgeshire -11 15 £425 +41.66% 54
Hertfordshire +2 6 £330 -22.35% 3
Norfolk - 3 £300 - 2
Essex -11 1 £175 - 5
Bedfordshire -11 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 59 (75.64%) Degree
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 33 (42.31%) Oracle
4 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 26 (33.33%) HTML
5 26 (33.33%) Java
5 26 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 24 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (25.64%) jQuery
8 20 (25.64%) Python
8 20 (25.64%) Finance
9 19 (24.36%) .NET
10 18 (23.08%) Linux
11 17 (21.79%) XML
11 17 (21.79%) CSS
12 16 (20.51%) C#
12 16 (20.51%) ETL
13 15 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
13 15 (19.23%) Scrum
14 14 (17.95%) Biology
15 13 (16.67%) Hadoop
15 13 (16.67%) Ajax
16 12 (15.38%) Economics
16 12 (15.38%) Statistics
16 12 (15.38%) Operations Research
16 12 (15.38%) Applied Mathematics
16 12 (15.38%) SAS
16 12 (15.38%) JSP
16 12 (15.38%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (15.38%) SAS
2 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.69%) Apache
4 4 (5.13%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.85%) WordPress
6 2 (2.56%) Confluence
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Mule
7 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
1 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) IPv6
2 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.56%) MPLS
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) SNMP
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 12 (15.38%) MySQL
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
3 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (6.41%) OLAP
5 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Maven
2 5 (6.41%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.56%) Mockito
5 2 (2.56%) Hamcrest
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) Behat
6 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.41%) Publishing
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Electronics
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Data Scientist
5 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Project Leader
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Project Leader
7 5 (6.41%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.41%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.56%) Magento Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) HTML
2 20 (25.64%) jQuery
3 19 (24.36%) .NET
4 17 (21.79%) CSS
4 17 (21.79%) XML
5 13 (16.67%) Ajax
6 12 (15.38%) JSP
7 11 (14.10%) DHTML
8 9 (11.54%) Spring
9 8 (10.26%) HTML5
9 8 (10.26%) REST
9 8 (10.26%) Web Services
9 8 (10.26%) JDBC
9 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.26%) WCF
10 7 (8.97%) XSLT
10 7 (8.97%) Servlets
11 6 (7.69%) SOAP
11 6 (7.69%) J2EE
11 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 14 (17.95%) Biology
3 12 (15.38%) Economics
3 12 (15.38%) Statistics
3 12 (15.38%) Applied Mathematics
3 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.69%) Life Science
4 6 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.41%) Open Source
6 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.28%) W3C
8 1 (1.28%) GIS
8 1 (1.28%) Informatics
8 1 (1.28%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) UNIX
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (2.56%) HPUX
6 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.28%) Debian
6 1 (1.28%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) ETL
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
4 15 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (15.38%) Operations Research
5 12 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
6 10 (12.82%) MVC
7 9 (11.54%) OO
7 9 (11.54%) SOA
8 8 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) TDD
8 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 6 (7.69%) Build Automation
11 5 (6.41%) Use Case
11 5 (6.41%) System Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.33%) Java
4 20 (25.64%) Python
5 16 (20.51%) C#
6 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
7 10 (12.82%) VB
7 10 (12.82%) C++
8 8 (10.26%) Perl
9 6 (7.69%) PHP
9 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.69%) C
9 6 (7.69%) R
10 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.56%) Ruby
12 1 (1.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 59 (75.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) PMP
2 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCSD
3 1 (1.28%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CISM
3 1 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) WCAG
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Teradata
3 10 (12.82%) Informatica
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Splunk
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Nortel
5 2 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.28%) Facebook
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) CyberSource
6 1 (1.28%) DataCash
6 1 (1.28%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.28%) Lagan
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Zend
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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