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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / East of England
Rank 83 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 38 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.96% 3.07% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 15
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £332 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £479 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +173.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

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
638 586 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.51% 24.77% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 356
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 57
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +11 16 £650 +85.71% 85
Essex +5 9 £308 - 11
Hertfordshire +1 7 £335 -36.19% 14
Bedfordshire +5 4 £500 +21.95% 5
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 57 (82.61%) Degree
2 34 (49.28%) Software Engineering
3 24 (34.78%) C
3 24 (34.78%) Java
4 17 (24.64%) Linux
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (21.74%) Embedded C
5 15 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 14 (20.29%) Windows
6 14 (20.29%) DevOps
7 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
8 12 (17.39%) Python
8 12 (17.39%) Finance
8 12 (17.39%) VMware
8 12 (17.39%) TDD
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (15.94%) Android
9 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
9 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.94%) Adobe
10 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.59%) Android Development
10 8 (11.59%) iOS Development
10 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.14%) Unix

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 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.35%) SAS
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
5 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.45%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) S-PLUS
3 3 (4.35%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) VPN
3 4 (5.80%) Wireless
4 3 (4.35%) SSL
5 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.90%) VLAN
5 2 (2.90%) WLAN
6 1 (1.45%) LDAP
6 1 (1.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.35%) Mahout
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Power BI
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) C Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Embedded C Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) CSS
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) D3.js
3 3 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (4.35%) NumPy
3 3 (4.35%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) LAMP
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.45%) Drools
5 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) LINQ
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.45%) Spring
5 1 (1.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Life Science
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Windows
3 11 (15.94%) Android
3 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.14%) Unix
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 14 (20.29%) DevOps
5 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
6 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.39%) TDD
7 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Android Development
8 8 (11.59%) iOS Development
8 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
9 6 (8.70%) OO
10 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (7.25%) Digital Forensics
10 5 (7.25%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (7.25%) Forensic Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Project Management
10 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (5.80%) Network Packet Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) C
1 24 (34.78%) Java
2 15 (21.74%) Embedded C
3 12 (17.39%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) Perl
5 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) R
5 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.25%) C++
7 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) C#
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (82.61%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) CCNA
2 3 (4.35%) CCNP
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) MCSA
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) RHCE
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
4 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.90%) CDISC
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) Docker
4 2 (2.90%) KVM
4 2 (2.90%) LXC
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kibana
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
1 3 (4.35%) Salt
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Packer
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) VMware
2 11 (15.94%) Adobe
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.35%) Apple
5 3 (4.35%) Remedy
6 2 (2.90%) Brocade
6 2 (2.90%) CA
6 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.90%) Vyatta
7 1 (1.45%) Cognos
7 1 (1.45%) webMethods
7 1 (1.45%) Xerox
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