Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 59 75
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 41 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.45% 2.30% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.57% 8.08% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £443 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.65% -23.21% -17.65%
10th Percentile £355 £163 £325
90th Percentile £603 £428 £375
East of England median daily rate £410 £406 £375
% change year-on-year +0.92% +8.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +344.44%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +330.56%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 388 359 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.66% 28.45% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 186 187
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £435 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.59% -4.60% +4.17%
10th Percentile £271 £190 £156
90th Percentile £586 £500 £530
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 23
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +63.93% -46.49%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.15 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.70 £44.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.42
% change year-on-year -28.00% +22.46% -31.95%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 31 £443 +47.50% 122
Peterborough - 4 - - 2
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 17 (41.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (31.71%) Analytics
3 13 (31.71%) C++
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
5 10 (24.39%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (21.95%) C
6 9 (21.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
7 8 (19.51%) Java
8 7 (17.07%) Perl
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) Unix
9 6 (14.63%) Python
9 6 (14.63%) PhD
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.63%) Data Science
10 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
10 5 (12.20%) Docker
10 5 (12.20%) Biology
10 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
10 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.20%) Law
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.20%) Windows
10 5 (12.20%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.44%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Slack
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) HBase
4 1 (2.44%) Impala
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.44%) Redis
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.88%) GCC
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) GitLab
4 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.44%) Protractor
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (21.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (12.20%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Application Security Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) SIEM Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Web Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Web Applications Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Backend Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support
5 2 (4.88%) Workstream Lead
5 2 (4.88%) Workstream Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) Kafka
2 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) Akka
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.44%) Django
4 1 (2.44%) Flask
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) LESS
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.32%) Life Science
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.44%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Analytics
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (14.63%) Data Science
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Biology
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (9.76%) Physics
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.32%) Information Management
8 3 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Security Management
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C++
2 9 (21.95%) C
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 5 (12.20%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) R
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) ES6
9 1 (2.44%) Fortran
9 1 (2.44%) Go
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 17 (41.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (14.63%) PhD
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (7.32%) CCNP
5 3 (7.32%) CCSP
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) CISSP
5 3 (7.32%) CSSLP
5 3 (7.32%) GCIH
5 3 (7.32%) GCWN
5 3 (7.32%) GIAC
5 3 (7.32%) ISSAP
5 3 (7.32%) ISSEP
5 3 (7.32%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (7.32%) RHCA
5 3 (7.32%) RHCE
5 3 (7.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) PMO
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Mesos
2 1 (2.44%) Rancher
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) MapR
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Talend