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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 1.02% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.88% 3.16% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £225 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +344.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +38.70%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 160 190 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.21% 32.26% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 114 74
Median daily rate £344 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £573 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 22
Median hourly rate £19.38 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.20% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.18 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +10 8 £263 - 53
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (30.77%) C
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Smartphone
5 6 (23.08%) C++
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
6 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
7 4 (15.38%) Office Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) Publishing
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) XML
7 4 (15.38%) Apple
7 4 (15.38%) Remedy
7 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.54%) C#

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 3 (11.54%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) RSpec
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) WebKit
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) GWT
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Struts
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Office Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Android Development
5 2 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (7.69%) Biometrics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 3 (11.54%) R
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) CDISC
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.85%) Aruba
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.85%) SAP