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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 95 85 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 52 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 1.61% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.30% 6.87% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 12
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£350 £298 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £9.23 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+414.62% -76.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £9.23 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £24.99 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
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
712 568 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.73% 23.50% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 267 299
Average daily rate £330 £334 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £209 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 70 97
Average hourly rate £25.50 £23.83 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -23.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -8 17 £375 +30.43% 47
Essex 0 15 £450 +16.12% 4
Hertfordshire -6 10 £270 -22.85% 17
Bedfordshire -20 5 £325 - 2
Norfolk - 3 - - 3
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 73 (90.12%) Degree
2 28 (34.57%) Java
3 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
5 20 (24.69%) Oracle
6 19 (23.46%) jQuery
7 18 (22.22%) SQL
8 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
8 16 (19.75%) Finance
9 15 (18.52%) Mathematics
10 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.28%) Python
10 14 (17.28%) Project Management
11 13 (16.05%) Linux
11 13 (16.05%) HTML
11 13 (16.05%) C++
11 13 (16.05%) JSP
12 12 (14.81%) XML
12 12 (14.81%) Scrum
13 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
13 11 (13.58%) .NET
13 11 (13.58%) J2EE
13 11 (13.58%) C
14 10 (12.35%) CSS
14 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.35%) Spring
15 9 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
15 9 (11.11%) Ajax
15 9 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (9.88%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) SAS
4 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) WordPress
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.47%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Office
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 9 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.41%) SAN
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 4 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.70%) DLNA
4 3 (3.70%) RTSP
4 3 (3.70%) IPv6
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) WAN
5 2 (2.47%) MPLS
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) MySQL
2 9 (11.11%) Big Data
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (4.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Maven
2 7 (8.64%) Selenium
3 6 (7.41%) JUnit
4 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.23%) Mockito
7 1 (1.23%) Hamcrest
7 1 (1.23%) Behat
7 1 (1.23%) Gradle
7 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) QADirector
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Electronics
3 7 (8.64%) Local Government
4 6 (7.41%) Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.94%) Publishing
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.17%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Project Leader
7 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Project Leader
7 4 (4.94%) UI Programmer
7 4 (4.94%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) jQuery
2 13 (16.05%) HTML
2 13 (16.05%) JSP
3 12 (14.81%) XML
4 11 (13.58%) .NET
4 11 (13.58%) J2EE
4 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
5 10 (12.35%) Spring
5 10 (12.35%) CSS
6 9 (11.11%) Servlets
6 9 (11.11%) Ajax
6 9 (11.11%) Web Services
7 8 (9.88%) DHTML
8 7 (8.64%) HTML5
9 6 (7.41%) Django
9 6 (7.41%) SVG
9 6 (7.41%) D3.js
10 5 (6.17%) Struts
10 5 (6.17%) JDBC
10 5 (6.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 9 (11.11%) Biology
2 9 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.64%) NHS
5 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.17%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (6.17%) Economics
6 5 (6.17%) Statistics
7 4 (4.94%) Life Science
7 4 (4.94%) Open Source
7 4 (4.94%) Data Integration
8 3 (3.70%) Interactive TV
8 3 (3.70%) IPTV
8 3 (3.70%) DTV
8 3 (3.70%) MPEG
8 3 (3.70%) GIS
9 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) UNIX
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) HPUX
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.23%) Debian
6 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.28%) Project Management
2 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.81%) Scrum
4 9 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
4 9 (11.11%) OO
4 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.64%) ITIL
6 7 (8.64%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (7.41%) TDD
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Operations Research
8 5 (6.17%) Web Development
8 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.17%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Java
2 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
4 14 (17.28%) Python
5 13 (16.05%) C++
6 11 (13.58%) C
7 9 (11.11%) C#
8 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.94%) Perl
10 4 (4.94%) PHP
10 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.70%) R
11 3 (3.70%) VB
12 2 (2.47%) Ruby
13 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 73 (90.12%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) HND
2 5 (6.17%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.47%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) MCSD
4 1 (1.23%) CSSLP
4 1 (1.23%) VCP5
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) CISM
4 1 (1.23%) MBA
4 1 (1.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) WCAG
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) VMFS
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
1 3 (3.70%) SCOM
1 3 (3.70%) SCVMM
1 3 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.23%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) HP
3 6 (7.41%) Splunk
4 5 (6.17%) Sun
5 4 (4.94%) JBoss
5 4 (4.94%) Informatica
5 4 (4.94%) Teradata
6 3 (3.70%) Juniper
6 3 (3.70%) CA
7 2 (2.47%) Dell
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) Nortel
7 2 (2.47%) VMware
8 1 (1.23%) Lagan
8 1 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (1.23%) Zend
8 1 (1.23%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.23%) Facebook
8 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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