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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 2.91% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.52% 8.24% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
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£350 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £415 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £485 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.18 - £9.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.72 £47.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +53.22%
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
163 170 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.51% 35.34% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 66
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 37
Average hourly rate £19.66 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.73 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Chelmsford -15 2 £350 -22.22% 3
Brentwood - 2 - - 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (18.18%) Biology
4 2 (18.18%) Life Science
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (9.09%) XMPP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) H.323
2 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) PSTN
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
1 1 (9.09%) Datomic
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 1 (9.09%) XMPP
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) WebGL
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Biology
2 2 (18.18%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) RDF
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Clojure
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISACA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCVP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft