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 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 124 182 128
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -54
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 145 91 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.42% 3.03% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 53 73
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £259 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £558 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.27% +26.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.37 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-9.35% -16.38%
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
2673 3008 2791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 30.97% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1693 1510
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 174 161
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Surrey +22 33 £425 +28.78% 29
Berkshire +11 29 £388 -5.59% 37
West Sussex +17 28 £358 +8.33% 5
Hampshire +8 19 £378 +11.85% 21
Oxfordshire +6 16 £438 +10.75% 17
Kent +9 6 £435 -13.00% 5
East Sussex +10 5 £344 +37.40% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £325 -15.30% 1
Middlesex - 1 £375 - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 252 (77.06%) Degree
2 120 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (25.99%) Web Services
4 83 (25.38%) Linux
5 81 (24.77%) Windows
6 73 (22.32%) SQL
7 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
8 67 (20.49%) Java
9 60 (18.35%) C++
10 53 (16.21%) MS Excel
11 52 (15.90%) C#
11 52 (15.90%) Project Management
12 48 (14.68%) Mathematics
12 48 (14.68%) REST
13 47 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (14.37%) Scrum
14 46 (14.07%) .NET
14 46 (14.07%) Jenkins
15 45 (13.76%) CSS
15 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
16 44 (13.46%) JavaScript
16 44 (13.46%) Finance
17 43 (13.15%) HTML
18 42 (12.84%) XML
19 38 (11.62%) JIRA
20 37 (11.31%) QA
20 37 (11.31%) Git (software)
20 37 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (11.01%) Unix
21 36 (11.01%) 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 30 (9.17%) Confluence
2 17 (5.20%) IIS
3 15 (4.59%) Apache
4 11 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.45%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.45%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.83%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.83%) JBoss
6 6 (1.83%) SAS
7 5 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.53%) CMS
7 5 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.92%) Drupal
9 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.61%) Documentum
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (16.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.53%) SPSS
4 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) Simulink
6 1 (0.31%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Odoo
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.31%) Primavera
3 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.28%) Office 365
3 10 (3.06%) Google Play
3 10 (3.06%) SaaS
4 8 (2.45%) PaaS
5 6 (1.83%) IaaS
6 5 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.92%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.79%) DNS
2 25 (7.65%) VPN
3 22 (6.73%) HTTP
3 22 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.42%) DHCP
4 21 (6.42%) LDAP
5 17 (5.20%) IPsec
6 16 (4.89%) Firewall
6 16 (4.89%) Internet
6 16 (4.89%) SAN
7 14 (4.28%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (3.98%) IPv6
8 13 (3.98%) LAN
8 13 (3.98%) Software-Defined Networking
8 13 (3.98%) WAN
9 11 (3.36%) DVB
10 9 (2.75%) BGP
10 9 (2.75%) MPLS
10 9 (2.75%) SNMP
10 9 (2.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.28%) VLDB
5 13 (3.98%) MySQL
5 13 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.67%) Big Data
6 12 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.36%) OLTP
8 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.83%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (14.07%) Jenkins
2 38 (11.62%) JIRA
3 37 (11.31%) Git (software)
4 33 (10.09%) Maven
5 27 (8.26%) JUnit
5 27 (8.26%) SoapUI
6 22 (6.73%) Gradle
7 20 (6.12%) Ant
8 19 (5.81%) Selenium
9 18 (5.50%) Hudson
9 18 (5.50%) WebDriver
10 15 (4.59%) Cucumber
11 14 (4.28%) JMeter
11 14 (4.28%) jMock
12 12 (3.67%) NUnit
12 12 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (3.36%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (3.06%) Xcode
15 9 (2.75%) Eclipse
15 9 (2.75%) Subversion
General
1 44 (13.46%) Finance
2 29 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.59%) Marketing
4 12 (3.67%) French Language
4 12 (3.67%) German Language
4 12 (3.67%) Spanish Language
5 10 (3.06%) Italian Language
6 8 (2.45%) Publishing
7 5 (1.53%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.53%) Retail
8 4 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (1.22%) Billing
8 4 (1.22%) Electronics
8 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.92%) Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (31.80%) Developer
2 44 (13.46%) Analyst
3 28 (8.56%) Architect
4 27 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 25 (7.65%) Test Analyst
6 18 (5.50%) Administrator
7 17 (5.20%) Android Developer
7 17 (5.20%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.89%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.59%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (4.59%) SQL Developer
10 14 (4.28%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.28%) Unix Administrator
11 13 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.98%) C++ Developer
11 13 (3.98%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.36%) Consultant
12 11 (3.36%) iOS Developer
13 10 (3.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (25.99%) Web Services
2 48 (14.68%) REST
3 46 (14.07%) .NET
4 45 (13.76%) CSS
5 43 (13.15%) HTML
6 42 (12.84%) XML
7 23 (7.03%) ASP.NET
7 23 (7.03%) jQuery
8 19 (5.81%) Node.js
9 18 (5.50%) JSON
10 16 (4.89%) HTML5
10 16 (4.89%) OpenGL
10 16 (4.89%) RESTful
10 16 (4.89%) Spring
11 15 (4.59%) Ajax
11 15 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (4.59%) Hibernate
11 15 (4.59%) Java EE
12 14 (4.28%) JMS
12 14 (4.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.68%) Mathematics
2 37 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 22 (6.73%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (4.28%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.67%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.36%) STB
8 10 (3.06%) iPad
8 10 (3.06%) iPhone
8 10 (3.06%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.45%) Statistics
10 7 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.14%) Digital TV
10 7 (2.14%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (2.14%) Fintech
10 7 (2.14%) MPEG
10 7 (2.14%) PKI
11 5 (1.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.38%) Linux
2 81 (24.77%) Windows
3 36 (11.01%) Unix
4 26 (7.95%) Android
5 21 (6.42%) Windows Server
6 20 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 15 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.59%) Solaris
8 11 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.83%) CentOS
10 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.61%) VMS
11 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) AIX
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.90%) Project Management
3 47 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (14.37%) Scrum
4 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
5 34 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (9.79%) TDD
7 29 (8.87%) Process Improvement
7 29 (8.87%) SOA
8 25 (7.65%) High Availability
8 25 (7.65%) Performance Testing
9 24 (7.34%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.34%) User Stories
10 23 (7.03%) Memory Management
11 22 (6.73%) Analytics
11 22 (6.73%) Mobile Development
11 22 (6.73%) Multithreading
12 21 (6.42%) BDD
12 21 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (6.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.32%) SQL
2 67 (20.49%) Java
3 60 (18.35%) C++
4 52 (15.90%) C#
5 44 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 35 (10.70%) C
7 29 (8.87%) Python
8 24 (7.34%) PowerShell
9 18 (5.50%) PHP
10 16 (4.89%) Perl
11 14 (4.28%) Groovy
11 14 (4.28%) VBScript
12 13 (3.98%) Embedded C++
13 12 (3.67%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.67%) VB
13 12 (3.67%) VB.NET
14 11 (3.36%) Shell Script
15 10 (3.06%) Bash Shell
16 8 (2.45%) R
16 8 (2.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 252 (77.06%) Degree
2 28 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.42%) MCSE
4 14 (4.28%) ISEB
4 14 (4.28%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.98%) MCSA
5 13 (3.98%) MCSD
5 13 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.67%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.75%) CISSP
8 9 (2.75%) HND
9 8 (2.45%) PhD
10 6 (1.83%) CCNA
10 6 (1.83%) MCTS
11 5 (1.53%) CISM
11 5 (1.53%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.22%) CISA
12 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.31%) QA
2 11 (3.36%) SLA
3 9 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.22%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.61%) GxP
6 2 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.61%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.61%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) HL7
7 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.31%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 14 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.45%) Docker
5 7 (2.14%) GlusterFS
6 5 (1.53%) vSphere
7 3 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.61%) Firmware
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.31%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.28%) NetBackup
1 14 (4.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 12 (3.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (3.36%) Oracle ZFS
3 11 (3.36%) SCOM
4 7 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (1.83%) Ansible
5 6 (1.83%) Puppet
6 4 (1.22%) QRadar
6 4 (1.22%) SCCM
7 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.61%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.61%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.61%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.31%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.40%) Oracle
3 21 (6.42%) Cisco
4 17 (5.20%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.59%) VMware
6 14 (4.28%) Atlassian
6 14 (4.28%) Brocade
6 14 (4.28%) Rally
6 14 (4.28%) StorageTek
6 14 (4.28%) Veritas
7 12 (3.67%) Sun
8 11 (3.36%) Splunk
8 11 (3.36%) Talend
9 9 (2.75%) Google
10 8 (2.45%) EMC
10 8 (2.45%) IBM
11 7 (2.14%) ArcSight
11 7 (2.14%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.83%) F5
12 6 (1.83%) HP
Wokingham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago