Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +28
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 34 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.70% 3.11% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.29% 10.71% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £331 £418 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.66% +24.63% -16.25%
10th Percentile £234 £213 £250
90th Percentile £471 £628 £438
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +34.92% +129.76%

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 410 308 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.57% 29.00% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 138 188
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £103 £205
90th Percentile £561 £513 £575
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.32 £15.46
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £33.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +55.81% +4.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -4 28 £378 -9.58% 139
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 19 (55.88%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) C++
2 11 (32.35%) C
2 11 (32.35%) PhD
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 10 (29.41%) Electronics
4 9 (26.47%) Python
4 9 (26.47%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
5 8 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (20.59%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (20.59%) Deep Learning
6 7 (20.59%) Docker
6 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
6 7 (20.59%) Embedded C++
6 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (17.65%) Physics
7 6 (17.65%) Kubernetes
8 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 4 (11.76%) Java
9 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) OO

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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
1 1 (2.94%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.94%) 802.11
4 1 (2.94%) Broadband
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) NFC
4 1 (2.94%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.94%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) HBase
2 1 (2.94%) Impala
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
3 1 (2.94%) SCons
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (29.41%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Development Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Software Development Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Research Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
3 2 (5.88%) WCF
3 2 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) Akka
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.94%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) iSeries
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
3 7 (20.59%) Deep Learning
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 6 (17.65%) Physics
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Data Science
6 4 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Reinforcement Learning
6 4 (11.76%) Statistics
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C
1 11 (32.35%) C++
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
3 7 (20.59%) Embedded C++
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) R
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) RPG
6 2 (5.88%) XAML
7 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) F#
7 1 (2.94%) Magik
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) OCaml
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) PhD
3 8 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CBAP
5 2 (5.88%) IIBA
5 2 (5.88%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Rancher
2 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.94%) MapR
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) webMethods