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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 117 124 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 14 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.60% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.15% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 29
Median daily rate £163 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £288 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
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
794 837 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.81% 28.01% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 446 455
Median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 88 86
Median hourly rate £23.00 £32.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £41.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +22 7 £163 -48.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £350 +7.69% 57
Essex +7 2 £250 -33.33% 7
Suffolk -3 1 £125 - 1
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (65.85%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
5 8 (19.51%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) MS Office
6 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 7 (17.07%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Finance
6 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (14.63%) DevOps
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (14.63%) Perl
7 6 (14.63%) C++
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) German Language
8 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.20%) C
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.20%) IBM
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Firewall
9 4 (9.76%) Management Information System

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Kinematics
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) Doxygen
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) Intranet
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.88%) FTP
4 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) SpaceWire
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.44%) ATM
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Robot Framework
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) GCC
3 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) German Language
2 6 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Avionics
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Change Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (7.32%) Java Programmer
3 3 (7.32%) Programmer
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Change Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Planning Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Product Specialist
4 2 (4.88%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) jQuery
2 2 (4.88%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.44%) Django
3 1 (2.44%) Express
3 1 (2.44%) hapi
3 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.44%) Laravel
3 1 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) OpenCV
3 1 (2.44%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.44%) Symfony
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Biometrics
3 3 (7.32%) Blog
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Informatics
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (4.88%) Biology
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Life Science
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.44%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.44%) Neural Network
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Robotics
5 1 (2.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.44%) HPUX
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.07%) Change Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Time Management
7 3 (7.32%) ATDD
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Kanban
7 3 (7.32%) Line Management
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) Perl
5 5 (12.20%) C
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.88%) ANSI C
8 2 (4.88%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) AWK
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CCDA
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) GSEC
6 1 (2.44%) MBA
6 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ECSS
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 8583
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Cygwin
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
1 2 (4.88%) GPFS
1 2 (4.88%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Ganglia
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.88%) Veeam
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
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