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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 119 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 20 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 1.35% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 5.05% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 12
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£338 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £279 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £9.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +208.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
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
800 773 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.03% 26.79% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 437 353
Average daily rate £364 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 78 85
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 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
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 7 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 -5 10 £331 -22.05% 65
Essex -18 4 £375 -9.63% 11
Hertfordshire - 4 £313 - 23
Suffolk +12 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 39 (92.86%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) C++
6 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.05%) C
7 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 8 (19.05%) Linux
8 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.90%) HTML
10 5 (11.90%) XML
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) MCSE
10 5 (11.90%) MVC
10 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
10 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.52%) Signal Processing
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
11 4 (9.52%) Wireless
11 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.52%) MATLAB

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) CICS
3 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) Kinematics
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Wireless
3 3 (7.14%) Frame Relay
3 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 3 (7.14%) ISDN
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) MPLS
4 2 (4.76%) OSPF
4 2 (4.76%) BGP
4 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.76%) IGRP
4 2 (4.76%) NGN
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) IOS XR
5 1 (2.38%) H.323
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) GCC
4 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Avionics
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Graduate
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Graduate
7 1 (2.38%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) J2EE
4 3 (7.14%) WinForms
4 3 (7.14%) WPF
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) LINQ
5 2 (4.76%) OpenCV
5 2 (4.76%) ISPF
5 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) COM
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) STL
6 1 (2.38%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Robotics
3 2 (4.76%) Mechatronics
3 2 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) VHDL
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) IVR
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) LIMS
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) zOS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 5 (11.90%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) CRM
4 4 (9.52%) Signal Processing
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.76%) SysML
6 2 (4.76%) QMS
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) C++
4 8 (19.05%) C
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) COBOL
8 2 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (4.76%) REXX
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) JCL
8 2 (4.76%) VBA
8 2 (4.76%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.38%) VB6
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (92.86%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
4 3 (7.14%) MCSD
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) CCVP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.38%) HND
6 1 (2.38%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) Cygwin
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) BT
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Perforce
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