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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.65% 0.85% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 3.08% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £366 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
155 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.41% 27.72% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 82 74
Average daily rate £400 £393 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley - 2 £365 - 2
Gatwick - 1 £366 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) API Development
4 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) VLDB
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) StorageTek

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) VLDB
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) API Development
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) OCMJD
2 1 (9.09%) OCPJP
2 1 (9.09%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) GlusterFS
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) Brocade
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) StorageTek
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft