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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 105 86 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 52 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 1.61% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.76% 5.27% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 18
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£325 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £9.23 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+306.28% -76.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £9.23 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £9.23 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+134.48% -61.33%
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
903 721 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.09% 30.50% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 359 361
Average daily rate £334 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 79 105
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £48.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
Essex -2 15 £450 +12.50% 4
Hertfordshire -8 14 £270 -32.50% 15
Cambridgeshire -9 13 £400 +39.13% 39
Norfolk - 5 - - 2
Bedfordshire -19 3 £280 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 5
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 78 (87.64%) Degree
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.21%) SQL
4 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
5 25 (28.09%) Oracle
6 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (24.72%) jQuery
8 20 (22.47%) Mathematics
9 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
10 18 (20.22%) Python
11 17 (19.10%) HTML
11 17 (19.10%) Finance
12 16 (17.98%) JSP
12 16 (17.98%) Linux
13 15 (16.85%) XML
14 14 (15.73%) .NET
14 14 (15.73%) Project Management
14 14 (15.73%) Scrum
14 14 (15.73%) Biology
14 14 (15.73%) Bioinformatics
15 13 (14.61%) Ajax
15 13 (14.61%) C++
15 13 (14.61%) CSS
16 12 (13.48%) C#
16 12 (13.48%) J2EE
16 12 (13.48%) MySQL
16 12 (13.48%) Spring
16 12 (13.48%) Hibernate
17 11 (12.36%) DHTML

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (10.11%) Apache
2 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.87%) IIS
2 7 (7.87%) SAS
3 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.37%) WordPress
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.12%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Office
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
1 9 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.74%) SAN
3 4 (4.49%) DNS
3 4 (4.49%) DHCP
3 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 4 (4.49%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.37%) IPv6
5 2 (2.25%) HTTP
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.25%) DLNA
5 2 (2.25%) MPLS
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) RTSP
6 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.12%) SNMP
6 1 (1.12%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) MySQL
3 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.11%) Big Data
5 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Maven
1 8 (8.99%) Selenium
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) JUnit
3 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.25%) JIRA
5 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.25%) Mockito
5 2 (2.25%) Hamcrest
6 1 (1.12%) Behat
6 1 (1.12%) Gradle
6 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.12%) Ant
6 1 (1.12%) QADirector
6 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Electronics
2 7 (7.87%) Local Government
3 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Publishing
5 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Automotive
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Developer
2 10 (11.24%) Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Architect
3 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Software Project Leader
5 6 (6.74%) Project Leader
5 6 (6.74%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (5.62%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.62%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) UI Programmer
6 5 (5.62%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) jQuery
2 17 (19.10%) HTML
3 16 (17.98%) JSP
4 15 (16.85%) XML
5 14 (15.73%) .NET
6 13 (14.61%) CSS
6 13 (14.61%) Ajax
7 12 (13.48%) Hibernate
7 12 (13.48%) Spring
7 12 (13.48%) J2EE
8 11 (12.36%) DHTML
8 11 (12.36%) Servlets
9 10 (11.24%) Web Services
10 8 (8.99%) JDBC
10 8 (8.99%) HTML5
11 7 (7.87%) REST
12 6 (6.74%) CSS3
12 6 (6.74%) D3.js
12 6 (6.74%) Django
12 6 (6.74%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Mathematics
2 14 (15.73%) Biology
3 8 (8.99%) NHS
3 8 (8.99%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.74%) Life Science
5 6 (6.74%) Data Integration
5 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
5 6 (6.74%) Economics
5 6 (6.74%) Statistics
5 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.74%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (5.62%) Open Source
7 3 (3.37%) GIS
8 2 (2.25%) MPEG
8 2 (2.25%) DTV
8 2 (2.25%) Interactive TV
8 2 (2.25%) IPTV
9 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) UNIX
2 7 (7.87%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) AIX
4 1 (1.12%) HPUX
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.12%) Debian
4 1 (1.12%) Gentoo
4 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
2 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) Scrum
3 14 (15.73%) Project Management
3 14 (15.73%) Bioinformatics
4 11 (12.36%) OO
5 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (8.99%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.99%) ITIL
6 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.87%) TDD
7 7 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (7.87%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.74%) Web Development
8 6 (6.74%) Operations Research
8 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.74%) Predictive Modelling
8 6 (6.74%) Build Automation
9 5 (5.62%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) Java
2 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.21%) SQL
4 18 (20.22%) Python
5 13 (14.61%) C++
6 12 (13.48%) C#
7 10 (11.24%) C
8 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.87%) Perl
10 5 (5.62%) VB
10 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.49%) PHP
12 3 (3.37%) Ruby
12 3 (3.37%) R
13 1 (1.12%) PHP5
13 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (87.64%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) HND
2 5 (5.62%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PMP
3 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.12%) MCSD
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) MBA
4 1 (1.12%) CEH
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) WCAG
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) VMFS
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) SCOM
2 3 (3.37%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.12%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) Splunk
4 5 (5.62%) Teradata
4 5 (5.62%) Sun
4 5 (5.62%) HP
4 5 (5.62%) Informatica
5 4 (4.49%) JBoss
6 3 (3.37%) Juniper
7 2 (2.25%) CA
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco
7 2 (2.25%) Sybase
7 2 (2.25%) Dell
7 2 (2.25%) Nortel
7 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.12%) Lagan
8 1 (1.12%) Google
8 1 (1.12%) Zend
8 1 (1.12%) AccuRev
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