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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.23% 1.40% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.77% 4.76% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
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 £35.00 £39.25 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +16.21%
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
52 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.31% 29.37% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 47
Median daily rate £299 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £151 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £37.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) OpenGL
3 16 (76.19%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) XML
3 16 (76.19%) JSON
3 16 (76.19%) Memory Management
3 16 (76.19%) REST
3 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
3 16 (76.19%) Mobile Development
4 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
5 10 (47.62%) Cocoa
5 10 (47.62%) Xcode
5 10 (47.62%) Objective-C
5 10 (47.62%) Cocoa Touch
5 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
5 10 (47.62%) iPad
5 10 (47.62%) iPhone
5 10 (47.62%) iOS Development
5 10 (47.62%) Core Data
6 6 (28.57%) Android SDK
6 6 (28.57%) Android Development
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) Android
6 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 6 (28.57%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) SLA

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 (52.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Essbase
2 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Xcode
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) iOS Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) JSON
1 16 (76.19%) OpenGL
1 16 (76.19%) REST
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
1 16 (76.19%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) Cocoa
2 10 (47.62%) Cocoa Touch
2 10 (47.62%) Core Data
3 6 (28.57%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
2 10 (47.62%) iPad
2 10 (47.62%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Memory Management
2 16 (76.19%) Mobile Development
3 10 (47.62%) iOS Development
4 6 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Objective-C
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Hyperion