The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.40% 0.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.89% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£338 - -
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 £43.75 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+182.25% -60.25%
Computer Science
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.40% 22.82% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 9
Average daily rate £250 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £100 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 £12.42 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.06% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Memcached
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Behat

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Behat
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (33.33%) Lead PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Memcached
1 1 (33.33%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend