Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 49 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.78% 2.95% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.01% 10.69% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £426 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.44% -35.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £272 £213 £322
90th Percentile £588 £615 £375
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.13% +344.44%
East of England median hourly rate - £43.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +19.31% +219.24%

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 362 290 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.67% 27.59% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 146 185
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £354 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.14% -8.71% +14.81%
10th Percentile £230 £205 £204
90th Percentile £575 £522 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £26.50 £35.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.82% -6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.52 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £59.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -18.20% +31.58% -24.00%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 £450 +24.14% 116
Peterborough - 3 - - 4
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) PhD
3 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
4 6 (20.69%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Deep Learning
5 5 (17.24%) Docker
5 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
5 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
6 4 (13.79%) Physics
6 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) C
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) MCSE
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 3 (10.34%) GIAC

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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) HBase
1 2 (6.90%) Impala
2 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) SCons
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Development Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Development Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Research Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Application Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SIEM Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Web Applications Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Scientist
5 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.90%) Akka
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Kafka
1 2 (6.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
1 2 (6.90%) TensorFlow
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
1 2 (6.90%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) XHTML
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
1 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.45%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.24%) Deep Learning
3 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Physics
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (10.34%) Data Science
5 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
5 3 (10.34%) Event Correlation
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Information Management
5 3 (10.34%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Reinforcement Learning
5 3 (10.34%) Security Management
5 3 (10.34%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C++
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) C
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) R
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) XAML
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.45%) F#
6 1 (3.45%) Magik
6 1 (3.45%) ML
6 1 (3.45%) OCaml
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) PhD
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) CCSP
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CISSP
4 3 (10.34%) CSSLP
4 3 (10.34%) GCIH
4 3 (10.34%) GCWN
4 3 (10.34%) GIAC
4 3 (10.34%) ISSAP
4 3 (10.34%) ISSEP
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) RHCA
4 3 (10.34%) RHCE
4 3 (10.34%) SANS
4 3 (10.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
2 2 (6.90%) MapR
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian