The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 124 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 124 127 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.34% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.37% 4.19% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 69
Median daily rate £388 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £523 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £8.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -71.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £8.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.94 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.29%
Computer Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2309 3028 3104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.84% 32.00% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1745 1714
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 186
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 30 £325 -7.14% 29
Oxfordshire +13 19 £419 -16.25% 12
Buckinghamshire +20 17 £650 +108.00% 9
Hampshire +15 16 £375 +11.52% 27
West Sussex +12 13 £383 +8.51% 6
Surrey -5 12 £350 -1.40% 20
Kent - 9 £375 - 4
Middlesex 0 5 £348 -12.57%
East Sussex +14 4 £344 -1.85% 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 208 (80.31%) Degree
2 100 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (25.10%) Windows
4 63 (24.32%) Java
5 54 (20.85%) SQL
5 54 (20.85%) Web Services
6 47 (18.15%) Linux
6 47 (18.15%) Microsoft
7 44 (16.99%) Mathematics
8 43 (16.60%) Finance
8 43 (16.60%) Scrum
8 43 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (14.67%) HTML
10 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 35 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 34 (13.13%) C++
13 33 (12.74%) XML
13 33 (12.74%) MS Excel
14 32 (12.36%) C#
14 32 (12.36%) CSS
14 32 (12.36%) REST
15 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (11.58%) Project Management
16 29 (11.20%) Jenkins
17 28 (10.81%) Git (software)
17 28 (10.81%) .NET
18 27 (10.42%) Management Information System
18 27 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 26 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (10.04%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.34%) Confluence
2 17 (6.56%) Apache
3 12 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.25%) Drupal
5 10 (3.86%) JBoss
6 9 (3.47%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.47%) IIS
7 8 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.09%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.32%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.93%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.54%) SAS
10 4 (1.54%) SilverStripe
11 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.77%) CMS
12 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) SPSS
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.77%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.39%) HFM
3 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.95%) Office 365
4 12 (4.63%) PaaS
4 12 (4.63%) SaaS
5 5 (1.93%) Google Play
6 4 (1.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.77%) GitHub
7 2 (0.77%) Heroku
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.18%) Firewall
2 15 (5.79%) DNS
3 14 (5.41%) Internet
3 14 (5.41%) LDAP
4 11 (4.25%) DHCP
4 11 (4.25%) LAN
5 10 (3.86%) SNMP
5 10 (3.86%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.86%) WAN
6 9 (3.47%) Kerberos
7 8 (3.09%) Skype
8 7 (2.70%) Network Security
8 7 (2.70%) SSL
9 6 (2.32%) HTTP
9 6 (2.32%) SAN
9 6 (2.32%) VPN
10 5 (1.93%) DVB
10 5 (1.93%) Wireless
11 4 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.16%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.79%) Big Data
4 12 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.25%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.47%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.47%) MySQL
7 8 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.32%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.93%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.54%) OLTP
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.54%) VLDB
11 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (11.20%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.88%) JIRA
4 21 (8.11%) Maven
5 19 (7.34%) JUnit
6 15 (5.79%) SoapUI
7 12 (4.63%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.86%) Ant
9 9 (3.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (3.09%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.09%) Gradle
10 8 (3.09%) JMeter
10 8 (3.09%) NUnit
11 7 (2.70%) Hudson
11 7 (2.70%) Selenium
11 7 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.70%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.70%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.32%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.32%) jMock
General
1 43 (16.60%) Finance
2 16 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.02%) French Language
3 13 (5.02%) Italian Language
3 13 (5.02%) Retail
3 13 (5.02%) Spanish Language
4 10 (3.86%) German Language
4 10 (3.86%) Publishing
5 6 (2.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.54%) Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.16%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Billing
7 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.77%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (29.34%) Developer
2 39 (15.06%) Analyst
2 39 (15.06%) Architect
3 17 (6.56%) C# Developer
4 16 (6.18%) Test Analyst
5 14 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 12 (4.63%) .NET Developer
6 12 (4.63%) Android Developer
6 12 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (4.63%) Consultant
7 11 (4.25%) SQL Developer
8 10 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.47%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.47%) Java Architect
10 8 (3.09%) Data Architect
10 8 (3.09%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Hadoop Architect
10 8 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.09%) Solr Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.85%) Web Services
2 38 (14.67%) HTML
3 33 (12.74%) XML
4 32 (12.36%) CSS
4 32 (12.36%) REST
5 28 (10.81%) .NET
6 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET
7 18 (6.95%) jQuery
7 18 (6.95%) JSON
8 16 (6.18%) HTML5
9 13 (5.02%) Node.js
10 12 (4.63%) Android SDK
10 12 (4.63%) AngularJS
10 12 (4.63%) SOAP
11 11 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (4.25%) Spring
11 11 (4.25%) WPF
12 10 (3.86%) OpenGL
13 9 (3.47%) Java EE
14 7 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.99%) Mathematics
2 43 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 22 (8.49%) Mobile App
5 16 (6.18%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.25%) Statistics
7 9 (3.47%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.47%) User Experience
8 8 (3.09%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.70%) Physics
9 7 (2.70%) PKI
10 6 (2.32%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.32%) BYOD
10 6 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.93%) Digital TV
11 5 (1.93%) MPEG
11 5 (1.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.10%) Windows
2 47 (18.15%) Linux
3 19 (7.34%) Unix
4 18 (6.95%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.02%) Android
5 13 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.32%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.93%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.93%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.54%) Solaris
10 3 (1.16%) CentOS
10 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.39%) Debian
12 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (16.60%) Scrum
3 35 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (11.58%) Project Management
5 27 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (10.04%) TDD
7 25 (9.65%) Analytics
8 21 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.72%) Unit Testing
10 19 (7.34%) SOA
11 18 (6.95%) Multithreading
11 18 (6.95%) Validation
12 17 (6.56%) Data Modelling
12 17 (6.56%) Mobile Development
12 17 (6.56%) MVC
12 17 (6.56%) Performance Testing
12 17 (6.56%) Web Development
13 16 (6.18%) BDD
13 16 (6.18%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.32%) Java
2 54 (20.85%) SQL
3 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.13%) C++
5 32 (12.36%) C#
6 20 (7.72%) C
7 19 (7.34%) Python
8 14 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.02%) Perl
10 11 (4.25%) PHP
11 9 (3.47%) R
12 8 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.32%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.32%) Groovy
15 5 (1.93%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.93%) VBScript
16 4 (1.54%) XPath
17 3 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 208 (80.31%) Degree
2 18 (6.95%) PhD
3 15 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.63%) CISSP
6 8 (3.09%) MCP
7 7 (2.70%) ISEB
7 7 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.70%) MBA
7 7 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.32%) GIAC
9 5 (1.93%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.54%) CISA
10 4 (1.54%) SANS
11 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.16%) HND
11 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.77%) CCNP
12 2 (0.77%) CISM
12 2 (0.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.49%) QA
2 14 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.25%) SLA
4 9 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (3.09%) PA-DSS
6 6 (2.32%) HIPAA
7 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.77%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.39%) GxP
9 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.09%) Docker
3 7 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.54%) Firmware
6 4 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.16%) vSphere
7 3 (1.16%) XenApp
8 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.39%) HDFS
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (4.25%) SCOM
2 9 (3.47%) SCCM
3 4 (1.54%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (1.54%) QRadar
3 4 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) Ansible
5 2 (0.77%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.77%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.77%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.77%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.39%) Graphite
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 47 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.65%) Oracle
3 16 (6.18%) Cisco
4 11 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.86%) SAP
5 10 (3.86%) Splunk
6 9 (3.47%) Talend
7 8 (3.09%) F5
7 8 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.32%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.32%) Brocade
9 6 (2.32%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (2.32%) Cognos
9 6 (2.32%) Gemalto
9 6 (2.32%) Kaspersky
9 6 (2.32%) NetApp
9 6 (2.32%) VMware
10 5 (1.93%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.93%) IBM
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