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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.10% 0.96% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 3.92% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£413 £191 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.53% -4.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.43% -56.75%
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
113 102 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.96% 24.58% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 54
Average daily rate £350 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.55% +115.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.80 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £45.00 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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
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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 - - 5
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Psychology
2 1 (16.67%) Blog
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft