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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.19% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.65% 1.85% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£475 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +3.03%
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
129 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.54% 32.53% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 66
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +108.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
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 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
East Grinstead +2 3 £475 -2.56%
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £275 - 4
Worthing - - - -
Arundel - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (37.50%) Blog
5 3 (37.50%) Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Business Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Coach
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) STL
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco