Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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, Comp Sci)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 41 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 47 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.97% 3.83% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 4.38% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £600 £450 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +67.44% -
10th Percentile £400 £358 £163
90th Percentile £676 £600 £428
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £365
% change year-on-year +9.76% +12.33% -11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £46.00 - £42.00
10th Percentile £43.00 - £40.00
90th Percentile £49.00 - £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.12% +1.19% +20.00%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,025 1,051 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.57% 87.44% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 556 570
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £439 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £213
90th Percentile £625 £583 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 114
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.25 £18.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% -49.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year - -44.44% +16.67%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 42 £600 +33.33% 112
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 28 (59.57%) Python
2 21 (44.68%) Mathematics
3 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
3 19 (40.43%) Analytics
4 16 (34.04%) Algorithms
4 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) AWS
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (29.79%) Hadoop
7 13 (27.66%) PhD
7 13 (27.66%) Data Science
7 13 (27.66%) R
8 12 (25.53%) Docker
8 12 (25.53%) Linux
8 12 (25.53%) Statistics
9 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
9 11 (23.40%) Visualisation
10 10 (21.28%) Machine Learning
10 10 (21.28%) Flask
10 10 (21.28%) DevOps
10 10 (21.28%) Pandas
10 10 (21.28%) Jupyter
10 10 (21.28%) Microservices
10 10 (21.28%) Operations Research
11 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (19.15%) C#
11 9 (19.15%) Unix
11 9 (19.15%) Workflow

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 10 (21.28%) Jupyter
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.38%) Force.com
3 3 (6.38%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) Veeva
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) Power BI
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.13%) Buildbot
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (10.64%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Data Scientist
4 6 (12.77%) Python Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Data Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) WPF Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Flask
1 10 (21.28%) Pandas
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) CSS3
3 5 (10.64%) HTML5
4 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
4 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
4 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 3 (6.38%) WPF
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (4.26%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (4.26%) Kendo UI
5 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.51%) Life Science
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Mathematics
2 19 (40.43%) Analytics
2 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) Data Science
5 12 (25.53%) Statistics
6 11 (23.40%) Visualisation
7 10 (21.28%) DevOps
7 10 (21.28%) Machine Learning
7 10 (21.28%) Microservices
7 10 (21.28%) Operations Research
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.15%) Deep Learning
8 9 (19.15%) Workflow
9 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Business Process Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) Physics
9 7 (14.89%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Python
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) R
4 9 (19.15%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) C
6 6 (12.77%) C++
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.51%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) XAML
9 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) Fortran
10 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 15 (31.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (27.66%) PhD
4 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) GxP
2 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (6.38%) Tableau
2 2 (4.26%) Teradata
2 2 (4.26%) VMware