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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 122 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.88% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 3.45% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 17
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£300 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -67.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +7.43%
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
720 753 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.11% 25.35% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 410 286
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 64 75
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £300 -23.80% 62
Essex -2 2 £350 -15.66% 5
Suffolk +8 1 - - 2
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) MCSE
9 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
9 4 (13.33%) JUnit
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) OO
10 3 (10.00%) MCP
10 3 (10.00%) MCSD
10 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) Lync
3 2 (6.67%) CICS
3 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
1 2 (6.67%) IOS XR
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
1 2 (6.67%) Frame Relay
1 2 (6.67%) MPLS
1 2 (6.67%) OSPF
1 2 (6.67%) BGP
1 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (6.67%) IGRP
1 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) ISDN
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Graduate
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) ISPF
4 2 (6.67%) WinForms
4 2 (6.67%) XHTML
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) STL
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) WSDL
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) zOS
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (13.33%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) TDD
2 4 (13.33%) Scrum
2 4 (13.33%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) SOA
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) QMS
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) Signal Processing
4 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) OOD
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.67%) REXX
5 2 (6.67%) JCL
5 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL
5 2 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) MCP
4 3 (10.00%) MCSD
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) BT
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £17k - 21k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago