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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 106 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 25 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 1.60% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 5.73% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 24
Median daily rate £530 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 £24.34 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.20% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £11.67 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.01 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -17.36%
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
860 873 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.26% 27.97% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 463 518
Median daily rate £350 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 83 99
Median hourly rate £32.27 £23.50 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.31% -8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.69 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.09 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Hertfordshire +4 10 £460 +47.20% 13
Cambridgeshire +4 6 - - 42
Suffolk +8 4 - - 2
Essex -3 3 £250 -28.57% 5
Bedfordshire -5 2 £600 +66.66% 5
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (70.21%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) C
3 11 (23.40%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Windows
4 10 (21.28%) C++
4 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
4 10 (21.28%) Project Management
5 9 (19.15%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.02%) Unix
7 7 (14.89%) MS Office
7 7 (14.89%) Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) Firewall
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) German Language
8 6 (12.77%) Change Management
8 6 (12.77%) MySQL
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco
9 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS Project
4 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.13%) Doxygen
6 1 (2.13%) PTC Creo
6 1 (2.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) SSL
3 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.38%) Intranet
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.26%) Extranet
5 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) VoIP
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) WLAN
6 1 (2.13%) xDSL
6 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Emacs
2 1 (2.13%) GCC
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) German Language
3 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.38%) Automotive
5 3 (6.38%) Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.26%) Electronics
6 2 (4.26%) Legal
7 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Publishing
7 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (10.64%) Developer
1 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 3 (6.38%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Applications Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Change Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (6.38%) Java Programmer
3 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Programmer
3 3 (6.38%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Senior Change Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Administrator
4 2 (4.26%) Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Planning Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Product Specialist
4 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.13%) Buildbot
3 1 (2.13%) COM
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.13%) Lucene
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.13%) POSIX
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.51%) Biology
2 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.38%) Biometrics
3 3 (6.38%) Blog
3 3 (6.38%) Informatics
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.13%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.13%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Project Management
3 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 7 (14.89%) Scrum
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (8.51%) Kanban
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (6.38%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) C++
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) AWK
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (6.38%) Postgraduate
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CCDA
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) MBA
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCTS
4 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) GSEC
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) PhD
5 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.13%) SEPA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Salt
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Juniper
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec
4 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.13%) Infor
5 1 (2.13%) Nokia
5 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Zend