The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.63% 0.91% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 5.97% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.52% 15.30% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 33 45
Average daily rate £376 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Grinstead - 4 £475 -
Gatwick - 1 - - 1
Worthing - 1 - - 1
Crawley - - - - 7
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Steyning - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Blog
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft