The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.61% 1.02% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.84% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £435 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -32.63%
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 63 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.44% 21.50% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 53
Median daily rate £373 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +41.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -80.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +11 14 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (83.33%) Degree
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) OpenGL
3 16 (66.67%) JSON
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) XML
3 16 (66.67%) Memory Management
3 16 (66.67%) REST
3 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 16 (66.67%) Mobile Development
4 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) iPhone
5 10 (41.67%) Cocoa
5 10 (41.67%) Xcode
5 10 (41.67%) Objective-C
5 10 (41.67%) iPad
5 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 10 (41.67%) iOS Development
5 10 (41.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 6 (25.00%) Android
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) Android SDK
6 6 (25.00%) Android Development
6 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Xcode
2 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Grunt
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) iOS Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.17%) DBA
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.17%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) JSON
1 16 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 16 (66.67%) REST
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
1 16 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) Cocoa
2 10 (41.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Handlebars
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.17%) LESS
4 1 (4.17%) Marionette.js
4 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (41.67%) iPad
2 10 (41.67%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 16 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 10 (41.67%) iOS Development
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.17%) CMMI
8 1 (4.17%) Coaching
8 1 (4.17%) ETL
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Objective-C
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) BMC
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat