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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 90 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 35 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 1.28% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 4.44% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 19
Median daily rate £350 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £146 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £364 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.50 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
717 744 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.27% 28.84% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 390 518
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 104 67
Median hourly rate £17.75 £25.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.98 £40.95 £45.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 19 £185 -38.33% 59
Essex +12 9 £350 +100.00% 5
Hertfordshire -2 3 £500 +242.46% 14
Suffolk - 3 £350 - 4
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 4
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 53 (88.33%) Degree
2 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (41.67%) C
4 21 (35.00%) Java
5 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (20.00%) Python
7 12 (20.00%) Finance
8 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Windows
8 11 (18.33%) Linux
8 11 (18.33%) C++
8 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) TDD
9 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.67%) DevOps
10 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (15.00%) Oracle
10 9 (15.00%) Unix
11 8 (13.33%) Adobe
11 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Android
11 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
11 8 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (11.67%) Algorithms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) Weka
3 2 (3.33%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.67%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) Extranet
4 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) VLAN
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.33%) WLAN
5 1 (1.67%) 802.15
5 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) X.509
5 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.00%) Mahout
5 3 (5.00%) Power BI
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Emacs
2 1 (1.67%) GCC
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) C Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Embedded Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Scientist
7 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) D3.js
3 3 (5.00%) NumPy
3 3 (5.00%) scikit-learn
4 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.67%) COM
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) Lucene
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.67%) Spring
5 1 (1.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.33%) Biology
4 5 (8.33%) Physics
5 4 (6.67%) Statistics
6 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) iPad
7 1 (1.67%) Life Science
7 1 (1.67%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.67%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Unix
3 8 (13.33%) Android
3 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
4 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.67%) DevOps
4 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 10 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Android Development
7 5 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 5 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) C
2 21 (35.00%) Java
3 12 (20.00%) Python
4 11 (18.33%) C++
4 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
5 7 (11.67%) SQL
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) R
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) C#
10 1 (1.67%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (88.33%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) CCNA
3 4 (6.67%) CCNP
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Postgraduate
5 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCDA
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) MCTS
5 2 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) GSEC
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) JSP 440
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Packer
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Adobe
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.67%) Infor
7 1 (1.67%) Juniper
7 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Veritas
7 1 (1.67%) webMethods
7 1 (1.67%) Xerox
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