The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.73% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.32% 21.17% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 44
Average daily rate £335 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £164 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £47.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.47% -6.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Computer Science
South East

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 31 July 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
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree