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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 151 137 151
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 112 119 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.29% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.82% 4.45% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £453 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.31% +46.15%
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
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 26 £320 +10.34% 30
Berkshire -33 23 £500 +42.85% 35
Oxfordshire -11 18 £450 +28.57% 21
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £388 +42.20% 7
West Sussex +1 12 £325 -21.21% 5
Surrey -5 11 £318 -0.78% 47
Kent - 3 - - 4
East Sussex -10 2 £263 -34.37% 7
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 207 (84.84%) Degree
2 63 (25.82%) Java
3 62 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 62 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (19.67%) SQL
4 48 (19.67%) Linux
5 45 (18.44%) C++
6 39 (15.98%) HTML
7 36 (14.75%) C
7 36 (14.75%) ITIL
8 35 (14.34%) Software Engineering
9 34 (13.93%) Windows
9 34 (13.93%) Telecoms
10 32 (13.11%) Web Services
10 32 (13.11%) Security Cleared
11 31 (12.70%) XML
12 30 (12.30%) C#
13 29 (11.89%) .NET
13 29 (11.89%) Microsoft
13 29 (11.89%) Project Management
14 28 (11.48%) Finance
14 28 (11.48%) UNIX
14 28 (11.48%) OO
15 27 (11.07%) MS Excel
16 26 (10.66%) REST
17 24 (9.84%) Management Information System
17 24 (9.84%) Visual Studio
18 23 (9.43%) Oracle
18 23 (9.43%) jQuery
19 22 (9.02%) SC Cleared

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.10%) IIS
2 10 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.69%) Apache
3 9 (3.69%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.28%) Commerce Server
5 7 (2.87%) JBoss
6 5 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.64%) Lync
7 4 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.23%) CMS
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.82%) SAS
9 2 (0.82%) Confluence
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.61%) MS Office
3 13 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.41%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.64%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.23%) PaaS
4 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.23%) IaaS
5 2 (0.82%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.41%) Boomi
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) Internet
1 14 (5.74%) IPsec
2 12 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.51%) LTE
4 10 (4.10%) 4G
4 10 (4.10%) Wireless
5 9 (3.69%) Firewall
6 8 (3.28%) 3G
6 8 (3.28%) VPN
6 8 (3.28%) DNS
6 8 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (2.87%) WAN
8 6 (2.46%) DHCP
8 6 (2.46%) LAN
8 6 (2.46%) 3GPP
8 6 (2.46%) SAN
8 6 (2.46%) NAS
9 5 (2.05%) SSH
10 4 (1.64%) MPLS
10 4 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.05%) Big Data
7 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.23%) OLAP
8 3 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (9.84%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.28%) Xcode
3 8 (3.28%) Subversion
4 7 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.46%) Maven
5 6 (2.46%) JIRA
5 6 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.64%) Toad
8 3 (1.23%) Ant
8 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.82%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.82%) NUnit
9 2 (0.82%) RSpec
9 2 (0.82%) Moq
9 2 (0.82%) Hudson
9 2 (0.82%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.41%) GCC
10 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (13.93%) Telecoms
2 28 (11.48%) Finance
3 15 (6.15%) Marketing
4 14 (5.74%) Electronics
5 8 (3.28%) Games
6 7 (2.87%) Retail
7 6 (2.46%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.05%) Automotive
9 4 (1.64%) Legal
9 4 (1.64%) Banking
10 3 (1.23%) Military
10 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.82%) Publishing
11 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.82%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.82%) German Language
12 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (34.84%) Developer
2 27 (11.07%) Software Engineer
3 25 (10.25%) Analyst
4 22 (9.02%) Architect
5 16 (6.56%) Software Developer
6 14 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.33%) Consultant
8 10 (4.10%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.10%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.28%) Programmer
9 8 (3.28%) iOS Developer
10 7 (2.87%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.46%) Administrator
11 6 (2.46%) C++ Developer
11 6 (2.46%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.46%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.46%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.05%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (2.05%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.98%) HTML
2 32 (13.11%) Web Services
3 31 (12.70%) XML
4 29 (11.89%) .NET
5 26 (10.66%) REST
6 23 (9.43%) jQuery
7 22 (9.02%) CSS
8 19 (7.79%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.97%) JSON
10 15 (6.15%) Ajax
10 15 (6.15%) .NET Framework
10 15 (6.15%) J2EE
11 11 (4.51%) OpenGL
11 11 (4.51%) HTML5
12 10 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.69%) Middleware
13 9 (3.69%) SOAP
14 8 (3.28%) Cocoa
14 8 (3.28%) JSP
14 8 (3.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.56%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.69%) PKI
7 8 (3.28%) iPhone
8 7 (2.87%) iPad
8 7 (2.87%) Physics
9 6 (2.46%) Economics
9 6 (2.46%) Clustering
9 6 (2.46%) Xbox
10 5 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.05%) GIS
10 5 (2.05%) Informatics
11 4 (1.64%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.64%) PMI
11 4 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.67%) Linux
2 34 (13.93%) Windows
3 28 (11.48%) UNIX
4 9 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.69%) Solaris
5 8 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.46%) Android
7 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.23%) SUSE
9 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.82%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) Fedora
11 1 (0.41%) VMS
11 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.75%) ITIL
3 35 (14.34%) Software Engineering
4 29 (11.89%) Project Management
5 28 (11.48%) OO
6 21 (8.61%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.79%) UML
8 16 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 15 (6.15%) MVC
9 15 (6.15%) Analytics
10 14 (5.74%) Unit Testing
10 14 (5.74%) Workflow
11 13 (5.33%) Service Management
11 13 (5.33%) OOD
11 13 (5.33%) Web Development
11 13 (5.33%) Scrum
11 13 (5.33%) Multithreading
12 12 (4.92%) Migration
12 12 (4.92%) Change Management
13 11 (4.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.82%) Java
2 62 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 48 (19.67%) SQL
4 45 (18.44%) C++
5 36 (14.75%) C
6 30 (12.30%) C#
7 17 (6.97%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.92%) Python
9 10 (4.10%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.28%) VBScript
11 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.46%) Perl
11 6 (2.46%) PHP
12 5 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.05%) Ruby
13 4 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (1.23%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.82%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 207 (84.84%) Degree
2 32 (13.11%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.02%) SC Cleared
4 17 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.69%) MCSE
7 8 (3.28%) HND
8 7 (2.87%) PMP
8 7 (2.87%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.46%) MCP
10 5 (2.05%) MCSD
10 5 (2.05%) CCNP
11 4 (1.64%) CCNA
11 4 (1.64%) CCIE
11 4 (1.64%) MCSA
11 4 (1.64%) CISSP
11 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.64%) OCPJWCD
11 4 (1.64%) OCPJP
11 4 (1.64%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.87%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.05%) SLA
4 3 (1.23%) HL7
5 2 (0.82%) TickIT
5 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.82%) QA
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) WAI
6 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.82%) NFS
5 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) Samba
6 1 (0.41%) XenServer
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (2.46%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.46%) Puppet
3 5 (2.05%) Netcool
4 4 (1.64%) SCCM
5 3 (1.23%) SCOM
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.82%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.41%) Control-M
7 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.43%) Oracle
3 18 (7.38%) HP
4 15 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.33%) VMware
6 12 (4.92%) Cisco
7 9 (3.69%) SAP
8 8 (3.28%) Citrix
8 8 (3.28%) Remedy
9 7 (2.87%) Adobe
10 6 (2.46%) Sun
10 6 (2.46%) Veritas
11 5 (2.05%) Google
12 3 (1.23%) Aprimo
12 3 (1.23%) AppSense
12 3 (1.23%) Altiris
12 3 (1.23%) Informatica
12 3 (1.23%) Genesys
12 3 (1.23%) Tableau
12 3 (1.23%) Eloqua
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McLaren Racing
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £201 per annum + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 24 days ago