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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.43% 0.82% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 2.80% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £208 £365 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.01% -23.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

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
167 143 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.53% 29.42% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 86
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +8 1 £365 -
Gatwick -8 1 £51 -86.07%
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) User Experience
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (35.71%) Google Play
4 5 (35.71%) Android SDK
4 5 (35.71%) Android Development
4 5 (35.71%) Android
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Xamarin
7 2 (14.29%) Core Data
7 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Core Animation
7 2 (14.29%) Animation
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Finance

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) DDNS
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) DSL
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) IPv6
1 1 (7.14%) ISDN
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TACACS
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Android SDK
2 2 (14.29%) Core Animation
2 2 (14.29%) Core Data
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Velocity
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 5 (35.71%) Android Development
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.14%) Grafana
1 1 (7.14%) Graphite
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds