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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 0.23% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.82% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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
137 122 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.85% 28.37% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 59 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Bioinformatics
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Biology
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Life Science
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Microscopy
5 2 (20.00%) Polymer
5 2 (20.00%) Web Components
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) WebGL
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Discovery
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Datomic
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Programmer
1 2 (20.00%) Project Leader
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (20.00%) Polymer
1 2 (20.00%) Web Components
1 2 (20.00%) WebGL
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Biology
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Life Science
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (20.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
5 1 (10.00%) Semantic Web
5 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (20.00%) 3D Rendering
2 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Discovery
2 2 (20.00%) Microscopy
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) RDF
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Clojure
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe