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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 31 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.18% 1.83% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.99% 4.61% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 2
Median daily rate £365 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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
282 217 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.06% 39.82% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 144 65
Median daily rate £395 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.91 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £16.90 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gatwick - 17 £365 - 1
Crawley +4 8 £371 - 3
Burgess Hill - 4 £310 - 3
Chichester - 1 £238 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 31 (73.81%) Degree
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 17 (40.48%) SAN
4 15 (35.71%) StorageTek
4 15 (35.71%) Veritas
4 15 (35.71%) Solaris
4 15 (35.71%) VLDB
4 15 (35.71%) Unix
4 15 (35.71%) Oracle
4 15 (35.71%) Brocade
4 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (35.71%) NetBackup
4 15 (35.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 15 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (35.71%) High Availability
5 14 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 12 (28.57%) Sun
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (23.81%) Web Services
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.43%) OLTP
9 8 (19.05%) EMC
9 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
9 8 (19.05%) MySQL
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) EMC VMAX

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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) SAN
2 15 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) SNMP
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) VLDB
2 9 (21.43%) OLTP
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
1 5 (11.90%) NUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Ant
2 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.52%) Gradle
2 4 (9.52%) Hudson
2 4 (9.52%) JMeter
2 4 (9.52%) jMock
2 4 (9.52%) JUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Administrator
1 15 (35.71%) Unix Administrator
2 14 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.90%) QA Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (11.90%) jQuery
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) Ajax
4 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) Java EE
4 4 (9.52%) JMS
4 4 (9.52%) REST
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.76%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.38%) Core Animation
6 1 (2.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (19.05%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (7.14%) User Experience
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.76%) Fintech
6 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.38%) Animation
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Solaris
2 15 (35.71%) Unix
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (35.71%) High Availability
3 7 (16.67%) SDLC
3 7 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) BDD
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
5 5 (11.90%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) C++
4 4 (9.52%) Groovy
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CISA
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
5 2 (4.76%) IISP
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) ISO27005
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (19.05%) GlusterFS
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) NetBackup
1 15 (35.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Brocade
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
1 15 (35.71%) StorageTek
1 15 (35.71%) Veritas
2 12 (28.57%) Sun
3 8 (19.05%) EMC
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Rally
6 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) Qualys
7 2 (4.76%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) Apple