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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 112 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.52% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.61% 5.56% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £21.75 £47.50 £9.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.21% +414.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.31% +46.15%
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
803 828 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.29% 27.35% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 472 351
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 90
Average hourly rate £25.85 £27.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 -9 11 £338 -14.28% 56
Essex -11 7 £350 -15.66% 19
Hertfordshire -1 6 £313 - 19
Suffolk +6 3 £450 - 5
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 7
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (91.67%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
4 12 (25.00%) C#
4 12 (25.00%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.83%) C++
7 8 (16.67%) C
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (14.58%) UNIX
8 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
9 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.50%) XML
9 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.42%) QA
10 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
10 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.42%) VMware
10 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.42%) Oracle
10 5 (10.42%) CRM
10 5 (10.42%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) CICS
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.17%) Kinematics
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) Wireless
3 3 (6.25%) Frame Relay
3 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.25%) ISDN
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) NGN
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) IOS XR
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) MPLS
4 2 (4.17%) OSPF
4 2 (4.17%) BGP
4 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.17%) IGRP
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) GCC
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Avionics
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Graduate
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Graduate
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.33%) HTML
4 4 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (6.25%) J2EE
5 3 (6.25%) WPF
5 3 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 2 (4.17%) ISPF
6 2 (4.17%) OpenCV
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.17%) LINQ
6 2 (4.17%) jQuery
6 2 (4.17%) COM
6 2 (4.17%) CSS
6 2 (4.17%) SOAP
6 2 (4.17%) OpenGL
6 2 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.17%) Social Media
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.17%) Statistics
2 2 (4.17%) Robotics
2 2 (4.17%) Mechatronics
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) VHDL
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) LIMS
3 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) zOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) CRM
3 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (8.33%) UML
4 4 (8.33%) OO
4 4 (8.33%) MVC
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Signal Processing
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C#
1 12 (25.00%) Java
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) C++
3 8 (16.67%) C
4 5 (10.42%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) REXX
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) JCL
6 2 (4.17%) COBOL
6 2 (4.17%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) ANSI C
6 2 (4.17%) CLIST
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (91.67%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSD
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) CCVP
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.08%) ISACA
6 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (2.08%) Perforce
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.08%) WorldPay
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