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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 102 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.91% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.55% 3.40% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £718
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
620 617 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.44% 26.64% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 297 287
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 71
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £425 +20.56% 76
Hertfordshire +3 8 £353 -21.66% 25
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 11
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 46 (69.70%) Degree
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) Oracle
4 26 (39.39%) HTML
5 24 (36.36%) Java
5 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 23 (34.85%) Mathematics
6 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
7 19 (28.79%) .NET
7 19 (28.79%) XML
8 18 (27.27%) Finance
9 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.76%) C#
9 17 (25.76%) Python
10 16 (24.24%) Linux
10 16 (24.24%) ETL
11 15 (22.73%) CSS
11 15 (22.73%) jQuery
11 15 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
12 14 (21.21%) Biology
13 13 (19.70%) Statistics
13 13 (19.70%) Ajax
13 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database
14 12 (18.18%) Algorithms
14 12 (18.18%) Hadoop
14 12 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
14 12 (18.18%) Economics
14 12 (18.18%) Operations Research
14 12 (18.18%) Applied Mathematics
14 12 (18.18%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (18.18%) SAS
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
6 1 (1.52%) Mule
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.52%) SNMP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) IPv6
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database
2 12 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 11 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 11 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (13.64%) MySQL
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (7.58%) OLAP
6 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Maven
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.03%) JUnit
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) Selenium
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.03%) Mockito
3 2 (3.03%) Hamcrest
4 1 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Publishing
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Data Scientist
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Project Leader
6 6 (9.09%) Software Project Leader
7 5 (7.58%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.58%) UI Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Android Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Graduate
9 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Junior
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) HTML
2 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) XML
3 15 (22.73%) CSS
3 15 (22.73%) jQuery
4 13 (19.70%) Ajax
5 11 (16.67%) JSP
5 11 (16.67%) DHTML
6 8 (12.12%) JDBC
6 8 (12.12%) REST
6 8 (12.12%) WCF
6 8 (12.12%) Spring
7 7 (10.61%) XSLT
7 7 (10.61%) Web Services
8 6 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 6 (9.09%) Servlets
8 6 (9.09%) SOAP
8 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.09%) GWT
8 6 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Mathematics
2 14 (21.21%) Biology
3 13 (19.70%) Statistics
4 12 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 12 (18.18%) Economics
4 12 (18.18%) Applied Mathematics
5 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 6 (9.09%) Life Science
7 4 (6.06%) Open Source
8 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.52%) Informatics
9 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 7 (10.61%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) AIX
5 2 (3.03%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.24%) ETL
4 15 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
5 12 (18.18%) Operations Research
6 11 (16.67%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) MVC
8 8 (12.12%) SOA
9 7 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.61%) OO
10 6 (9.09%) TDD
10 6 (9.09%) Build Automation
11 5 (7.58%) Use Case
11 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
11 5 (7.58%) System Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) C#
4 17 (25.76%) Python
5 10 (15.15%) VB
5 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.12%) Perl
7 7 (10.61%) C++
8 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (9.09%) R
9 4 (6.06%) C
10 3 (4.55%) PHP
10 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.52%) Ruby
12 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (69.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Postgraduate
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.52%) MCSD
3 1 (1.52%) HND
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) CISM
3 1 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Teradata
3 10 (15.15%) Informatica
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) CyberSource
5 1 (1.52%) DataCash
5 1 (1.52%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) McAfee
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £23.5k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Explore Group
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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