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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 1.00% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 3.23% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +53.22%
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
82 93 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.52% 31.10% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 50
Average daily rate £363 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.05 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.92% +34.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £500 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) OpenGL
2 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (83.33%) Mobile Development
3 7 (58.33%) iPad
3 7 (58.33%) iOS Development
3 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (58.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (58.33%) iPhone
3 7 (58.33%) Cocoa
3 7 (58.33%) Xcode
3 7 (58.33%) Objective-C
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 3 (25.00%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Local Government
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Xcode
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (8.33%) ERwin
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
4 1 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (8.33%) GCC
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) iOS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
1 10 (83.33%) XML
1 10 (83.33%) OpenGL
1 10 (83.33%) JSON
1 10 (83.33%) REST
2 7 (58.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 7 (58.33%) Cocoa
3 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (8.33%) Qt
4 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) iPhone
2 7 (58.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 10 (83.33%) Mobile Development
3 7 (58.33%) iOS Development
4 3 (25.00%) Android Development
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
6 1 (8.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
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