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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.30% 0.37% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 1.40% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £450 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.98% +22.00%
Computer Science
East of England

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
150 143 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.61% 26.78% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 73 94
Median daily rate £360 £370 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £189 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 16 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +121.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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
Basildon - 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) German Language
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) ATDD
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) German Language
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Implementation Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Java Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Product Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) ATDD
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (42.86%) Kanban
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree