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 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 101 168 140
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -28
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 193 112 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.18% 1.17% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.10% 3.72% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 59 62
Median daily rate £385 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £295 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £503 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £46.00 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £49.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -32.63%
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
2719 3011 2674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.69% 31.49% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1569 1656 1417
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 £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 157 149
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.78 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £44.50
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +29 45 £425 +33.85% 25
Berkshire +20 42 £400 -20.00% 21
West Sussex +16 32 £365 +12.30% 5
Hampshire +5 27 £418 +33.60% 24
Kent +21 16 £435 - 5
Oxfordshire +4 16 £450 - 8
East Sussex +20 8 £350 +33.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £383 -1.29% 6
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 276 (77.53%) Degree
2 122 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (25.00%) Linux
4 87 (24.44%) Windows
5 82 (23.03%) SQL
6 79 (22.19%) Web Services
7 73 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 68 (19.10%) Java
9 59 (16.57%) C++
10 55 (15.45%) Project Management
11 53 (14.89%) C#
12 51 (14.33%) Oracle
12 51 (14.33%) SQL Server
13 50 (14.04%) MS Excel
14 49 (13.76%) Scrum
14 49 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (13.48%) .NET
16 46 (12.92%) Finance
16 46 (12.92%) REST
17 45 (12.64%) HTML
17 45 (12.64%) CSS
18 44 (12.36%) JavaScript
18 44 (12.36%) Mathematics
19 43 (12.08%) C
19 43 (12.08%) Unix
19 43 (12.08%) Software Engineering
20 42 (11.80%) XML
21 41 (11.52%) Jenkins
22 40 (11.24%) Telecoms
23 37 (10.39%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (7.30%) Confluence
2 16 (4.49%) IIS
3 13 (3.65%) Apache
4 9 (2.53%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.69%) SAS
6 5 (1.40%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.40%) CMS
6 5 (1.40%) JBoss
6 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.56%) Documentum
9 2 (0.56%) Mule
10 1 (0.28%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.12%) SPSS
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Odoo
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.81%) Google Play
4 7 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.97%) Office 365
4 7 (1.97%) SaaS
5 6 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (1.40%) IaaS
7 4 (1.12%) PaaS
8 3 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.84%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.55%) DNS
2 26 (7.30%) SAN
3 24 (6.74%) HTTP
3 24 (6.74%) VPN
4 22 (6.18%) DHCP
4 22 (6.18%) IPsec
5 21 (5.90%) TCP/IP
6 19 (5.34%) Firewall
6 19 (5.34%) LDAP
7 18 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (4.49%) Internet
8 16 (4.49%) LAN
8 16 (4.49%) WAN
8 16 (4.49%) Wireless
9 14 (3.93%) DVB
9 14 (3.93%) IPv6
10 13 (3.65%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (3.37%) 3G
12 11 (3.09%) SNMP
13 10 (2.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.06%) VLDB
3 16 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.21%) MySQL
4 15 (4.21%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (3.65%) OLTP
7 11 (3.09%) Big Data
7 11 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (11.52%) Jenkins
2 37 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.83%) JIRA
4 34 (9.55%) Maven
5 27 (7.58%) JUnit
6 24 (6.74%) SoapUI
7 19 (5.34%) Gradle
7 19 (5.34%) Selenium
8 18 (5.06%) Ant
9 17 (4.78%) Hudson
10 15 (4.21%) NUnit
10 15 (4.21%) WebDriver
11 14 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (3.09%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.09%) JMeter
12 11 (3.09%) jMock
12 11 (3.09%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (2.81%) Eclipse
13 10 (2.81%) Xcode
14 8 (2.25%) Subversion
General
1 46 (12.92%) Finance
2 40 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.21%) Marketing
4 8 (2.25%) Back Office
4 8 (2.25%) French Language
4 8 (2.25%) German Language
4 8 (2.25%) Spanish Language
5 7 (1.97%) Publishing
6 6 (1.69%) Billing
6 6 (1.69%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.40%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.12%) Banking
8 4 (1.12%) Electronics
8 4 (1.12%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Military
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (30.34%) Developer
2 41 (11.52%) Analyst
3 29 (8.15%) Support Engineer
4 28 (7.87%) Architect
5 23 (6.46%) Administrator
5 23 (6.46%) Network Engineer
6 21 (5.90%) Test Analyst
7 18 (5.06%) Unix Administrator
8 17 (4.78%) Android Developer
8 17 (4.78%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.78%) SQL Developer
9 16 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (3.93%) C++ Developer
12 12 (3.37%) Consultant
13 11 (3.09%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (3.09%) iOS Developer
13 11 (3.09%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.81%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.19%) Web Services
2 48 (13.48%) .NET
3 46 (12.92%) REST
4 45 (12.64%) CSS
4 45 (12.64%) HTML
5 42 (11.80%) XML
6 25 (7.02%) jQuery
7 21 (5.90%) ASP.NET
8 20 (5.62%) Node.js
9 18 (5.06%) HTML5
10 17 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (4.49%) JSON
11 16 (4.49%) OpenGL
11 16 (4.49%) RESTful
11 16 (4.49%) Spring
12 15 (4.21%) Hibernate
13 13 (3.65%) Ajax
14 12 (3.37%) SOAP
14 12 (3.37%) WPF
15 11 (3.09%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.36%) Mathematics
2 37 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.99%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.46%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.90%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.93%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.65%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.65%) STB
8 11 (3.09%) EMC VMAX
8 11 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.81%) iPad
9 10 (2.81%) iPhone
10 9 (2.53%) Digital TV
10 9 (2.53%) MPEG
10 9 (2.53%) PKI
11 8 (2.25%) Replication
11 8 (2.25%) Statistics
12 7 (1.97%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.00%) Linux
2 87 (24.44%) Windows
3 43 (12.08%) Unix
4 26 (7.30%) Android
4 26 (7.30%) Solaris
5 22 (6.18%) Windows Server
6 21 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (5.62%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.81%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.69%) CentOS
10 4 (1.12%) VMS
11 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.56%) AIX
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.45%) Project Management
3 49 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (13.76%) Scrum
4 43 (12.08%) Software Engineering
5 32 (8.99%) SOA
6 31 (8.71%) High Availability
7 30 (8.43%) ITIL
7 30 (8.43%) Process Improvement
7 30 (8.43%) TDD
8 29 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 24 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.46%) Configuration Management
11 23 (6.46%) User Stories
12 22 (6.18%) Mobile Development
12 22 (6.18%) Multithreading
13 21 (5.90%) Memory Management
13 21 (5.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.03%) SQL
2 68 (19.10%) Java
3 59 (16.57%) C++
4 53 (14.89%) C#
5 44 (12.36%) JavaScript
6 43 (12.08%) C
7 30 (8.43%) Python
8 24 (6.74%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.49%) PHP
10 14 (3.93%) Embedded C++
10 14 (3.93%) Perl
11 13 (3.65%) VB
12 12 (3.37%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.37%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.09%) Groovy
14 10 (2.81%) R
14 10 (2.81%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.81%) VBScript
15 9 (2.53%) Bash Shell
16 8 (2.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 276 (77.53%) Degree
2 36 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.87%) MCSE
4 21 (5.90%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.34%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.21%) HND
6 15 (4.21%) MCSD
7 13 (3.65%) CISSP
7 13 (3.65%) MCSA
8 11 (3.09%) ISEB
8 11 (3.09%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.25%) CCNA
9 8 (2.25%) CCNP
10 7 (1.97%) MCTS
11 6 (1.69%) CISM
12 5 (1.40%) CCDA
12 5 (1.40%) CISA
12 5 (1.40%) MCP
12 5 (1.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.99%) QA
2 14 (3.93%) SLA
3 9 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.40%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.12%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (1.12%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.56%) GxP
7 2 (0.56%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) GCP
8 1 (0.28%) HL7
8 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.28%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.09%) GlusterFS
5 10 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (2.53%) Docker
6 9 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.40%) vSphere
8 4 (1.12%) Firmware
9 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.56%) UAG
11 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.28%) XenApp
11 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (5.34%) NetBackup
2 18 (5.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 15 (4.21%) Oracle ZFS
4 12 (3.37%) SCOM
4 12 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (1.97%) Ansible
6 7 (1.97%) Puppet
7 6 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.40%) SCCM
9 4 (1.12%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.12%) QRadar
10 3 (0.84%) Netcool
10 3 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.56%) Nagios
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.33%) Oracle
3 26 (7.30%) Cisco
4 22 (6.18%) Red Hat
5 21 (5.90%) Veritas
6 19 (5.34%) Sun
7 18 (5.06%) Brocade
7 18 (5.06%) StorageTek
7 18 (5.06%) VMware
8 14 (3.93%) Splunk
9 13 (3.65%) EMC
10 11 (3.09%) F5
10 11 (3.09%) Rally
10 11 (3.09%) Talend
11 10 (2.81%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.53%) Citrix
12 9 (2.53%) HP
12 9 (2.53%) IBM
13 8 (2.25%) Google
13 8 (2.25%) Intel Security
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago