The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 119 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 1.31% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 6.56% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 26
Average daily rate £415 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £263 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
- -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 - £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+25.43% -8.06%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
665 442 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.57% 19.91% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 220 295
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 69
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Computer Science
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -20 8 £300 -6.25% 22
Essex -18 4 £415 -7.77% 4
Suffolk - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -10 2 £700 +55.55% 16
Bedfordshire -19 2 £433 +8.12% 3
Norfolk - - - -
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (97.56%) Degree
2 14 (34.15%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 10 (24.39%) .NET
4 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.51%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) C
7 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) Qt
8 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (14.63%) Electronics
8 6 (14.63%) C++
8 6 (14.63%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
9 5 (12.20%) Symbian
9 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) Windows
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
9 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
9 5 (12.20%) bada
9 5 (12.20%) Android
9 5 (12.20%) JSON
9 5 (12.20%) Informatics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) NFC
3 3 (7.32%) DLNA
3 3 (7.32%) RTSP
4 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Bazaar
General
1 6 (14.63%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) Qt
4 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (7.32%) jQuery
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware
6 3 (7.32%) Spring
6 3 (7.32%) J2EE
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.88%) JDBC
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) CSS3
8 1 (2.44%) LESS
8 1 (2.44%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) Open Source
2 5 (12.20%) Informatics
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) MPEG
4 3 (7.32%) DTV
4 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Physics
4 3 (7.32%) Interactive TV
4 3 (7.32%) IPTV
5 2 (4.88%) LIMS
5 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.44%) iPhone
6 1 (2.44%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.44%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Android
2 5 (12.20%) bada
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) HPUX
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) DRM
6 3 (7.32%) Network Management
7 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) C
4 6 (14.63%) C++
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (97.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) HND
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Symbian
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) CA
4 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
4 2 (4.88%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
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