The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 30 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.48% 0.38% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.36% 1.15% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £381 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +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 Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
56 87 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 27.59% 33.33% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 74
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 13
Median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.79% +73.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the East Sussex region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Brighton - 3 £381 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Java EE
5 3 (33.33%) Gradle
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Hudson
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 3 (33.33%) Hudson
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) jMock
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) CppUnit
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Dutch Language
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infor Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
1 1 (11.11%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 1 (11.11%) Coverity
2 1 (11.11%) Dynatrace
2 1 (11.11%) Infor
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Veracode