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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 99 93 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 45 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 1.30% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.69% 5.34% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £9.23 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+414.62% -75.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £9.23 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
673 580 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.24% 24.25% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 258 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 85 94
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.93 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 July 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 July 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 July 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
Cambridgeshire +1 20 £394 +33.47% 37
Essex +5 12 £415 - 4
Bedfordshire -13 8 £280 - 6
Hertfordshire -2 3 - - 13
Suffolk - 2 - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 4
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 63 (98.44%) Degree
2 19 (29.69%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Finance
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) Oracle
6 13 (20.31%) Project Management
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.31%) jQuery
7 12 (18.75%) C++
8 11 (17.19%) .NET
9 10 (15.63%) C
9 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.06%) OO
10 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
10 9 (14.06%) Big Data
11 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 8 (12.50%) Linux
11 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 8 (12.50%) Python
11 8 (12.50%) C#
11 8 (12.50%) J2EE
11 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.94%) Electronics
12 7 (10.94%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (10.94%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) WordPress
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS Project
5 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (4.69%) DLNA
3 3 (4.69%) RTSP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) MPLS
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.56%) DMZ
5 1 (1.56%) IPv6
5 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) JUnit
3 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 6 (9.38%) Maven
3 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Bazaar
6 1 (1.56%) Behat
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
6 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) QADirector
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Electronics
2 7 (10.94%) Local Government
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Python Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) jQuery
2 11 (17.19%) .NET
3 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 8 (12.50%) J2EE
4 6 (9.38%) Django
4 6 (9.38%) Spring
4 6 (9.38%) JSP
4 6 (9.38%) Servlets
4 6 (9.38%) Struts
4 6 (9.38%) SVG
4 6 (9.38%) D3.js
5 5 (7.81%) CSS
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 5 (7.81%) XML
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 4 (6.25%) EJB
7 3 (4.69%) Middleware
7 3 (4.69%) Swing
7 3 (4.69%) Dojo
8 2 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (10.94%) NHS
3 6 (9.38%) Visualisation
3 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.25%) Open Source
6 3 (4.69%) GIS
6 3 (4.69%) DTV
6 3 (4.69%) MPEG
6 3 (4.69%) Interactive TV
6 3 (4.69%) IPTV
7 1 (1.56%) W3C
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Debian
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) HPUX
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Gentoo
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Project Management
2 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.06%) OO
3 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (9.38%) TDD
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.81%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Web Design
8 4 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 4 (6.25%) System Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Kanban
8 4 (6.25%) Logistics
8 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Java
1 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.75%) C++
3 10 (15.63%) C
4 8 (12.50%) Python
4 8 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) SQL
6 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 63 (98.44%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Sun Certification
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) HND
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.13%) PMP
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) VCP5
5 1 (1.56%) CISM
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) CEH
5 1 (1.56%) MBA
5 1 (1.56%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMFS
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.56%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) Sun
3 6 (9.38%) HP
3 6 (9.38%) Splunk
4 4 (6.25%) JBoss
5 3 (4.69%) Juniper
5 3 (4.69%) CA
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) Dell
6 2 (3.13%) Nortel
7 1 (1.56%) Facebook
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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