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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.37% 0.67% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+119.35% -59.21%
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
85 86 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.21% 28.96% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 40
Average daily rate £225 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £178 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.83 £44.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 4
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) REST

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft