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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 105 127 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.61% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 2.37% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 24
Average daily rate
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£319 £415 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.19% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £630 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.29%
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
697 801 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.41% 25.69% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 427 265
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 51 57
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £49.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +7 9 £300 - 49
Essex +9 4 £248 -40.36% 9
Hertfordshire +5 2 £363 -48.21% 18
Bedfordshire 0 2 £445 +2.89% 4
Suffolk +2 1 £245 - 4
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (82.93%) Degree
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle
4 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 13 (31.71%) HTML
6 11 (26.83%) Java
6 11 (26.83%) .NET
6 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (24.39%) XML
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 9 (21.95%) ETL
9 8 (19.51%) SOA
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) C#
9 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
9 8 (19.51%) WCF
10 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
11 6 (14.63%) VB
11 6 (14.63%) MVC
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) Statistics
12 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (12.20%) Use Case
12 5 (12.20%) jQuery
12 5 (12.20%) System Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.88%) CICS
3 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Mule
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DHCP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) IOS XR
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.44%) Frame Relay
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) MPLS
2 1 (2.44%) OSPF
2 1 (2.44%) BGP
2 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.44%) IGRP
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) ISDN
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (12.20%) OLAP
3 4 (9.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.76%) JUnit
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Graduate
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Graduate
5 3 (7.32%) Data Scientist
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) HTML
2 11 (26.83%) .NET
3 10 (24.39%) XML
4 8 (19.51%) WCF
5 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 4 (9.76%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.32%) XHTML
8 2 (4.88%) Web Services
8 2 (4.88%) WinForms
8 2 (4.88%) ISPF
9 1 (2.44%) Catalyst
9 1 (2.44%) DBIx::Class
9 1 (2.44%) Moose
9 1 (2.44%) Spring
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.44%) REST
9 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
3 6 (14.63%) Statistics
4 4 (9.76%) Applied Mathematics
4 4 (9.76%) Economics
4 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.44%) Informatics
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) HPUX
4 2 (4.88%) zOS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ETL
2 8 (19.51%) SOA
3 6 (14.63%) MVC
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Use Case
4 5 (12.20%) System Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 4 (9.76%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (9.76%) Operations Research
6 3 (7.32%) OOD
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) VB
5 5 (12.20%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) R
6 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) COBOL
7 2 (4.88%) JCL
7 2 (4.88%) REXX
7 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) MCSD
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Teradata
4 3 (7.32%) Informatica
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) BT
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
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