The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.10% 1.68% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.34% 5.17% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 1
Median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-2.54% -17.36%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
235 174 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.24% 32.46% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 113 69
Median daily rate £400 £333 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £13.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £16.60 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the West Sussex region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the West Sussex region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gatwick - 21 £365 -
Crawley +8 4 £335 - 2
Burgess Hill - 3 £310 - 1
Chichester - 1 £238 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
4 17 (36.17%) Linux
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
5 14 (29.79%) SAN
6 13 (27.66%) Windows
7 12 (25.53%) Solaris
7 12 (25.53%) Unix
7 12 (25.53%) Oracle
7 12 (25.53%) StorageTek
7 12 (25.53%) Veritas
7 12 (25.53%) VLDB
7 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
7 12 (25.53%) Brocade
7 12 (25.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 12 (25.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (25.53%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (25.53%) High Availability
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
9 10 (21.28%) Finance
9 10 (21.28%) SDLC
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle ZFS
10 9 (19.15%) Sun
10 9 (19.15%) OLTP
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (14.89%) LDAP
4 5 (10.64%) SNMP
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) VLDB
3 9 (19.15%) OLTP
4 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (10.64%) MySQL
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) NUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Ant
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) Gradle
4 3 (6.38%) Hudson
4 3 (6.38%) JMeter
4 3 (6.38%) jMock
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Solaris Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) SSAS Developer
4 6 (12.77%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) Ajax
4 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.38%) Java EE
4 3 (6.38%) JMS
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.26%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.13%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.13%) Core Data
6 1 (2.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (10.64%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.38%) User Experience
7 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 2 (4.26%) Fintech
7 2 (4.26%) Smartcard
8 1 (2.13%) Animation
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Solaris
3 12 (25.53%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Android
6 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (25.53%) High Availability
3 10 (21.28%) SDLC
4 7 (14.89%) ETL
4 7 (14.89%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Scrum
4 7 (14.89%) SOA
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.64%) BDD
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
7 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) Groovy
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) CISA
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CISM
4 2 (4.26%) CISSP
4 2 (4.26%) IISP
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) ISO27005
2 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (10.64%) GlusterFS
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
1 12 (25.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (10.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Brocade
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
1 12 (25.53%) StorageTek
1 12 (25.53%) Veritas
2 9 (19.15%) Sun
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) EMC
4 5 (10.64%) IBM
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Cognos
6 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.38%) Rally
7 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.26%) Juniper
7 2 (4.26%) Qualys
7 2 (4.26%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.26%) VMware