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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.08% 0.25% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 1.45% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£413 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.70% 17.38% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 38
Average daily rate £285 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £337 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £448 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £38.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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 1 August 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 - 1 - - 3
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Worthing - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Business Development
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) Workflow
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Blog
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) AppFabric
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) Grails
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blog
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Psychology
3 1 (10.00%) Social Network
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Development
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft