The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.95% 0.56% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 2.01% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 149 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.55% 28.01% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 63
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.15 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Essex region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Brentwood +11 1 - - 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) Android
2 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Adobe
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Android Development
3 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Android
1 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
1 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Android Development
2 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) VMware