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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.72% 1.05% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 7.32% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£450 £363 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +79.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -17.33%
Computer Science
South East

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
84 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 20.14% 14.34% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 38
Average daily rate £260 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.96% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £331 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £37.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Brighton -6 3 £450 - 1
Eastbourne - - - -
Hove - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Ada
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
3 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Xilinx
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Avionics
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Avionics
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Coach
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
1 5 (50.00%) Kanban
1 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Ada
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xilinx