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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 67 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.26% 0.84% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.65% 2.30% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £369 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -36.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -12.67%
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
301 217 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 40.03% 36.66% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 156 77
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £266 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Crawley - 9 £371 - 3
Gatwick - 5 £366 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
3 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (33.33%) StorageTek
4 6 (33.33%) Veritas
4 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) VLDB
4 6 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (33.33%) Brocade
4 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (33.33%) GlusterFS
4 6 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (22.22%) Sun
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) IIS

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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
1 6 (33.33%) VLDB
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) jMock
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SSAS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
3 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (5.56%) Core Animation
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JMS
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
2 6 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Animation
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Solaris
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CISA
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) IISP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO27005
2 2 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) GlusterFS
1 6 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 6 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Brocade
1 6 (33.33%) EMC
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 6 (33.33%) StorageTek
1 6 (33.33%) Veritas
2 4 (22.22%) Sun
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Qualys
4 2 (11.11%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Rally
5 1 (5.56%) VMware