The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 128 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 21 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 1.13% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.10% 5.84% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 27
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £273 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £455 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 445 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.05% 19.30% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 217 302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Computer Science
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -16 9 £365 -2.66% 70
Essex -17 5 £415 -7.77% 5
Suffolk - 3 - - 5
Hertfordshire -12 2 £700 +55.55% 27
Bedfordshire -18 2 £433 +8.12% 3
Norfolk - - - - 1
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (95.74%) Degree
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) CSS
6 10 (21.28%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.02%) HTML
9 7 (14.89%) C++
9 7 (14.89%) C
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) Windows
9 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) Informatics
9 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Qt
10 6 (12.77%) jQuery
10 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
10 6 (12.77%) Python
10 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) Electronics
11 5 (10.64%) Spring
11 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
11 5 (10.64%) Project Management
11 5 (10.64%) Perl
11 5 (10.64%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.13%) SAS
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) NFC
3 3 (6.38%) DLNA
3 3 (6.38%) RTSP
4 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Bazaar
General
1 6 (12.77%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (4.26%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) CSS
2 10 (21.28%) .NET
3 8 (17.02%) HTML
4 7 (14.89%) Qt
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) JSON
6 5 (10.64%) Web Services
6 5 (10.64%) Spring
7 4 (8.51%) JDBC
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (6.38%) HTML5
8 3 (6.38%) J2EE
8 3 (6.38%) Middleware
9 2 (4.26%) Ajax
9 2 (4.26%) XML
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.26%) CSS3
9 2 (4.26%) LESS
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Informatics
2 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.64%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) LIMS
5 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.38%) Physics
5 3 (6.38%) MPEG
5 3 (6.38%) DTV
5 3 (6.38%) Interactive TV
5 3 (6.38%) IPTV
6 2 (4.26%) Statistics
6 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
7 1 (2.13%) Animation
7 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.13%) iPhone
7 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Android
3 5 (10.64%) bada
3 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) HPUX
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.89%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.51%) Network Management
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) DRM
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) MVC
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) C
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C++
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (95.74%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) HND
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Symbian
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Sun
4 3 (6.38%) CA
4 3 (6.38%) Hitachi
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) AccuRev
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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