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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / South East
Rank 139 100 152
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +52
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 106 179 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 2.04% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.67% 6.95% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 114 64
Median daily rate £365 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +75.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £43.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +69.91%

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
2269 2576 2717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.87% 29.32% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 1538 1410
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 166
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.30% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.52 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +22 41 £375 +13.63% 23
Berkshire -23 15 £369 -7.81% 24
Oxfordshire -4 13 £450 +30.90% 26
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £395 +31.66% 8
Surrey -31 11 £296 -10.30% 26
Middlesex +8 7 £348 -
East Sussex +10 3 £381 -15.27% 1
West Sussex -10 3 £208 -43.11% 8
Kent +3 2 - - 7
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 183 (79.91%) Degree
2 73 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.58%) Java
4 42 (18.34%) Windows
5 38 (16.59%) SQL
6 36 (15.72%) Finance
7 33 (14.41%) Telecoms
7 33 (14.41%) XML
8 31 (13.54%) REST
9 30 (13.10%) Firewall
9 30 (13.10%) HTML
9 30 (13.10%) Cisco
9 30 (13.10%) Microsoft
10 29 (12.66%) Git (software)
11 28 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (12.23%) Oracle
11 28 (12.23%) Web Services
12 26 (11.35%) ITIL
12 26 (11.35%) Scrum
13 25 (10.92%) Software Engineering
13 25 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (10.92%) F5
14 24 (10.48%) Security Cleared
15 23 (10.04%) TDD
15 23 (10.04%) LAN
16 22 (9.61%) WAN
16 22 (9.61%) Linux
16 22 (9.61%) JavaScript
16 22 (9.61%) Management Information System
16 22 (9.61%) Mobile App

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 14 (6.11%) Apache
2 12 (5.24%) JBoss
3 11 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.37%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.93%) Drupal
6 7 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.06%) IIS
7 6 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.18%) Confluence
8 5 (2.18%) SilverStripe
9 4 (1.75%) CMS
9 4 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.87%) Jetty
11 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.75%) MS Office
3 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) HFM
3 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.44%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.80%) Office 365
3 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.49%) Google Play
4 8 (3.49%) PaaS
4 8 (3.49%) SaaS
5 6 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.87%) GitHub
6 2 (0.87%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.10%) Firewall
2 23 (10.04%) LAN
3 22 (9.61%) WAN
4 17 (7.42%) Wireless
5 13 (5.68%) BIG-IP
6 12 (5.24%) Internet
7 10 (4.37%) Skype
7 10 (4.37%) SSL
8 8 (3.49%) DNS
8 8 (3.49%) HTTP
8 8 (3.49%) LDAP
8 8 (3.49%) SAN
9 7 (3.06%) DHCP
10 6 (2.62%) DVB
10 6 (2.62%) Network Security
11 5 (2.18%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.75%) IPsec
12 4 (1.75%) Junos
12 4 (1.75%) SNMP
12 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.06%) Big Data
5 7 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.06%) MySQL
5 7 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.62%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.18%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.75%) GIS
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.75%) Spatial Data
9 3 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.31%) QlikView
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.87%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.68%) JIRA
3 12 (5.24%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.49%) Gradle
5 7 (3.06%) Selenium
6 6 (2.62%) JUnit
6 6 (2.62%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.18%) Ant
7 5 (2.18%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.18%) JMeter
7 5 (2.18%) Maven
7 5 (2.18%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.75%) Hudson
9 3 (1.31%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.31%) jMock
9 3 (1.31%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.31%) Subversion
9 3 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (15.72%) Finance
2 33 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.68%) Retail
4 11 (4.80%) Publishing
5 8 (3.49%) French Language
5 8 (3.49%) Italian Language
5 8 (3.49%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.62%) German Language
6 6 (2.62%) Marketing
7 3 (1.31%) Automotive
7 3 (1.31%) Back Office
7 3 (1.31%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.31%) Legal
7 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (28.38%) Developer
2 35 (15.28%) Architect
3 31 (13.54%) Analyst
4 16 (6.99%) Android Developer
4 16 (6.99%) Network Engineer
5 12 (5.24%) Java Developer
6 9 (3.93%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.49%) Java Android Developer
8 7 (3.06%) Consultant
8 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.06%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.06%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Data Architect
9 6 (2.62%) Java Architect
9 6 (2.62%) Senior Architect
9 6 (2.62%) Tester
10 5 (2.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.41%) XML
2 31 (13.54%) REST
3 30 (13.10%) HTML
4 28 (12.23%) Web Services
5 21 (9.17%) JSON
6 19 (8.30%) .NET
7 17 (7.42%) CSS
8 13 (5.68%) Android SDK
8 13 (5.68%) HTML5
9 12 (5.24%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.80%) Node.js
11 10 (4.37%) Spring
12 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.49%) OpenGL
12 8 (3.49%) RESTful
12 8 (3.49%) XSLT
13 7 (3.06%) Java EE
13 7 (3.06%) jQuery
14 6 (2.62%) J2EE
15 5 (2.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.61%) Management Information System
2 22 (9.61%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.80%) User Experience
4 8 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.62%) Digital TV
5 6 (2.62%) MPEG
5 6 (2.62%) STB
6 5 (2.18%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.18%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.75%) BYOD
7 4 (1.75%) Clustering
7 4 (1.75%) PKI
7 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.31%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.34%) Windows
2 22 (9.61%) Linux
3 20 (8.73%) Android
4 18 (7.86%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.80%) Unix
5 11 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.75%) Solaris
9 3 (1.31%) CentOS
9 3 (1.31%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.31%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.35%) ITIL
2 26 (11.35%) Scrum
3 25 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (10.92%) Software Engineering
4 23 (10.04%) TDD
5 21 (9.17%) Mathematics
6 18 (7.86%) Network Design
7 16 (6.99%) Analytics
7 16 (6.99%) Android Development
8 15 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.55%) Mobile Development
9 14 (6.11%) SOA
9 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.68%) BDD
10 13 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.68%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.68%) Service Management
10 13 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.58%) Java
2 38 (16.59%) SQL
3 22 (9.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.99%) C
4 16 (6.99%) C#
5 15 (6.55%) C++
6 12 (5.24%) PHP
7 11 (4.80%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.80%) Python
8 9 (3.93%) Perl
9 5 (2.18%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.18%) R
9 5 (2.18%) XPath
10 3 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.31%) Groovy
10 3 (1.31%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.31%) VBScript
11 2 (0.87%) ABAP
11 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (79.91%) Degree
2 24 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.99%) CCNP
4 16 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.99%) JNCIA
5 15 (6.55%) PhD
6 13 (5.68%) CCDP
6 13 (5.68%) CCIE
6 13 (5.68%) CCIP
6 13 (5.68%) CCSA
6 13 (5.68%) CCSE
6 13 (5.68%) HP ASE
6 13 (5.68%) HP MASE
6 13 (5.68%) JNCIE
7 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.49%) CISSP
9 7 (3.06%) MBA
10 5 (2.18%) CISA
10 5 (2.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.68%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.49%) PA-DSS
4 7 (3.06%) QA
5 6 (2.62%) HIPAA
6 5 (2.18%) SLA
7 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.87%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.37%) Docker
3 5 (2.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.75%) Firmware
4 4 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.75%) vSphere
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.87%) XenApp
5 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.44%) HDFS
6 1 (0.44%) NDS
6 1 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.68%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.06%) SCCM
3 6 (2.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.18%) SCOM
5 3 (1.31%) Marathon
5 3 (1.31%) Mesos
5 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.31%) Netcool
5 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.87%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.87%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.87%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.87%) Puppet
7 1 (0.44%) Ambari
7 1 (0.44%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.44%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.44%) Oozie
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (13.10%) Cisco
1 30 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.23%) Oracle
3 25 (10.92%) F5
4 18 (7.86%) HP
4 18 (7.86%) Juniper
5 13 (5.68%) Aruba
5 13 (5.68%) CheckPoint
5 13 (5.68%) Fortinet
5 13 (5.68%) Riverbed
6 12 (5.24%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.93%) NetApp
7 9 (3.93%) SAP
8 8 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.06%) VMware
10 6 (2.62%) Citrix
10 6 (2.62%) ESRI
10 6 (2.62%) Gemalto
10 6 (2.62%) Kaspersky
10 6 (2.62%) Tripwire
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago