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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 100 135 160
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +25
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 191 137 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 1.45% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.62% 4.55% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 61 46
Median daily rate £380 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Median hourly rate £47.75 £30.06 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.84% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £14.80 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £39.29 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
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
2886 3008 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.01% 31.85% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1600 1398
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 £255 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 131 176
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +10 62 £380 -5.00% 37
Hampshire -2 32 £383 +9.99% 27
Surrey +7 27 £388 +14.81% 40
West Sussex -10 19 £371 +23.75% 13
Oxfordshire +7 16 £450 -10.00% 13
East Sussex +19 14 £350 +27.27% 7
Kent -9 14 £425 - 9
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £440 +46.66% 6
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 284 (77.17%) Degree
2 108 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (23.10%) Linux
4 74 (20.11%) Web Services
5 71 (19.29%) SQL
5 71 (19.29%) Microsoft
6 69 (18.75%) Java
6 69 (18.75%) Oracle
7 56 (15.22%) Windows
8 51 (13.86%) Unix
8 51 (13.86%) JavaScript
9 48 (13.04%) HTML
9 48 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 47 (12.77%) .NET
10 47 (12.77%) CSS
10 47 (12.77%) Git (software)
11 46 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 46 (12.50%) C#
11 46 (12.50%) C++
11 46 (12.50%) DNS
12 45 (12.23%) Mathematics
13 43 (11.68%) C
13 43 (11.68%) MS Excel
13 43 (11.68%) Project Management
13 43 (11.68%) Finance
14 41 (11.14%) Jenkins
15 40 (10.87%) Data Centre
15 40 (10.87%) REST
16 38 (10.33%) Software Engineering
17 37 (10.05%) Python

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 24 (6.52%) Node.js
2 16 (4.35%) IIS
2 16 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 16 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.53%) Confluence
5 11 (2.99%) Apache
5 11 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.45%) JBoss
7 8 (2.17%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.90%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.90%) nginx
9 6 (1.63%) CMS
10 5 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.36%) SAS
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.54%) Documentum
12 2 (0.54%) Mule
12 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.35%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) SPSS
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.27%) Odoo
4 1 (0.27%) Primavera
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (2.72%) Google Play
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (1.63%) Office 365
5 5 (1.36%) SaaS
6 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.82%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.50%) DNS
2 30 (8.15%) HTTP
2 30 (8.15%) SAN
3 29 (7.88%) DHCP
4 23 (6.25%) Wireless
5 22 (5.98%) IPsec
5 22 (5.98%) LDAP
5 22 (5.98%) VPN
6 19 (5.16%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (4.89%) Firewall
7 18 (4.89%) Internet
7 18 (4.89%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.62%) 3G
9 16 (4.35%) WAN
10 15 (4.08%) DVB
10 15 (4.08%) LAN
11 14 (3.80%) IPv6
12 13 (3.53%) 4G
12 13 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (3.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.98%) MySQL
4 21 (5.71%) Big Data
4 21 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 19 (5.16%) VLDB
6 13 (3.53%) OLTP
6 13 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.90%) Riak
10 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 41 (11.14%) Jenkins
3 33 (8.97%) Maven
4 23 (6.25%) Ant
5 22 (5.98%) JIRA
6 19 (5.16%) Selenium
7 18 (4.89%) JUnit
8 16 (4.35%) Gradle
8 16 (4.35%) Hudson
9 12 (3.26%) SoapUI
9 12 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.26%) WebDriver
10 11 (2.99%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.45%) NUnit
11 9 (2.45%) RSpec
11 9 (2.45%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.17%) JMeter
12 8 (2.17%) jMock
12 8 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 48 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 43 (11.68%) Finance
3 15 (4.08%) Marketing
3 15 (4.08%) Retail
4 10 (2.72%) Back Office
5 9 (2.45%) French Language
5 9 (2.45%) German Language
5 9 (2.45%) Spanish Language
6 7 (1.90%) Billing
6 7 (1.90%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.36%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.09%) Electronics
8 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (29.62%) Developer
2 34 (9.24%) Administrator
3 31 (8.42%) Support Engineer
4 30 (8.15%) Analyst
4 30 (8.15%) Architect
5 27 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 24 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 19 (5.16%) Linux Administrator
7 19 (5.16%) Unix Administrator
8 17 (4.62%) Android Developer
9 14 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (3.26%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.26%) C++ Developer
11 11 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (2.99%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.99%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.72%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.72%) Consultant
12 10 (2.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (20.11%) Web Services
2 48 (13.04%) HTML
3 47 (12.77%) .NET
3 47 (12.77%) CSS
4 40 (10.87%) REST
5 36 (9.78%) XML
6 27 (7.34%) RESTful
7 26 (7.07%) jQuery
8 25 (6.79%) HTML5
9 18 (4.89%) Hibernate
9 18 (4.89%) Spring
10 17 (4.62%) ASP.NET
10 17 (4.62%) Middleware
11 15 (4.08%) JSON
12 13 (3.53%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.26%) OpenGL
14 11 (2.99%) Android SDK
14 11 (2.99%) J2EE
15 10 (2.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.23%) Mathematics
2 40 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 31 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.43%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.80%) EMC VMAX
6 14 (3.80%) STB
7 13 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (3.26%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.99%) PKI
10 10 (2.72%) DTV
10 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.72%) MPEG
11 9 (2.45%) Replication
12 8 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (2.17%) Physics
13 7 (1.90%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.90%) Smartcard
13 7 (1.90%) Statistics
13 7 (1.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (23.10%) Linux
2 56 (15.22%) Windows
3 51 (13.86%) Unix
4 33 (8.97%) Android
5 27 (7.34%) Solaris
6 24 (6.52%) Apple iOS
7 22 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (5.16%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.17%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.90%) VMS
11 2 (0.54%) AIX
11 2 (0.54%) CentOS
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) NetWare
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (11.68%) Project Management
3 38 (10.33%) Software Engineering
4 37 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (9.78%) Scrum
6 35 (9.51%) High Availability
6 35 (9.51%) ITIL
7 33 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (8.97%) TDD
7 33 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 29 (7.88%) Configuration Management
9 27 (7.34%) DevOps
9 27 (7.34%) SOA
10 24 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.25%) Open Source
11 23 (6.25%) User Stories
12 20 (5.43%) Workflow
13 19 (5.16%) Process Improvement
13 19 (5.16%) SDLC
14 18 (4.89%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.29%) SQL
2 69 (18.75%) Java
3 51 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 46 (12.50%) C#
4 46 (12.50%) C++
5 43 (11.68%) C
6 37 (10.05%) Python
7 29 (7.88%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.43%) Ruby
9 14 (3.80%) PHP
9 14 (3.80%) VB
10 13 (3.53%) Perl
11 10 (2.72%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.45%) R
12 9 (2.45%) VBScript
13 8 (2.17%) Groovy
13 8 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.90%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.63%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 284 (77.17%) Degree
2 36 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (8.42%) MCSE
4 26 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (6.25%) HND
6 20 (5.43%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.08%) CCNP
7 15 (4.08%) MCSD
8 13 (3.53%) CISSP
9 12 (3.26%) MCSA
9 12 (3.26%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.72%) ISEB
11 9 (2.45%) CISM
11 9 (2.45%) PhD
12 8 (2.17%) CISA
12 8 (2.17%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.90%) CCNA
13 7 (1.90%) HNC
13 7 (1.90%) IISP
13 7 (1.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) QA
2 13 (3.53%) SLA
3 11 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.72%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.90%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (1.90%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.90%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.09%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.82%) GxP
9 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.27%) GCP
9 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 16 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.80%) GlusterFS
5 9 (2.45%) Docker
5 9 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.63%) qmail
6 6 (1.63%) Squid
7 4 (1.09%) Firmware
8 3 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.54%) UAG
9 2 (0.54%) vSphere
10 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (6.79%) Puppet
2 20 (5.43%) NetBackup
3 19 (5.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 16 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
5 14 (3.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (3.53%) SCOM
7 11 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.17%) Ansible
9 8 (2.17%) Nagios
9 8 (2.17%) SCCM
10 6 (1.63%) Cacti
10 6 (1.63%) collectd
10 6 (1.63%) Ganglia
10 6 (1.63%) Graphite
10 6 (1.63%) logstash
10 6 (1.63%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.09%) Data Guard
11 4 (1.09%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 71 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 69 (18.75%) Oracle
3 30 (8.15%) Red Hat
4 25 (6.79%) Sun
5 24 (6.52%) Cisco
6 23 (6.25%) VMware
7 22 (5.98%) Veritas
8 19 (5.16%) Brocade
8 19 (5.16%) StorageTek
9 17 (4.62%) EMC
10 16 (4.35%) Splunk
11 14 (3.80%) F5
12 11 (2.99%) IBM
13 10 (2.72%) Google
14 9 (2.45%) Barracuda Networks
14 9 (2.45%) Dell
15 8 (2.17%) HP
15 8 (2.17%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.17%) Rally
16 7 (1.90%) Tripwire
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