Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 35 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.46% 1.96% 2.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.45% 6.81% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 16
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £319 £185 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.30% -46.18% -14.06%
10th Percentile £163 £168 £250
90th Percentile £452 £203 £544
East of England median daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.20% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +1.20% +62.75% -32.00%

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 414 323 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.13% 28.74% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 158 206
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £359 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £192 £103 £209
90th Percentile £520 £491 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 31
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +42.98% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.63 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.40 £22.44
% change year-on-year -40.19% +44.40% -7.70%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +8 31 £338 +82.43% 75
Huntingdon - 1 £175 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 16 (45.71%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) C
3 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 14 (40.00%) C++
5 13 (37.14%) Electronics
6 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (34.29%) Embedded C++
7 11 (31.43%) Embedded C
7 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (28.57%) Python
8 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.71%) Wireless
9 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
9 9 (25.71%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (25.71%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
9 9 (25.71%) Device Driver Development
10 7 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) R
12 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 5 (14.29%) Physics
12 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
13 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
13 4 (11.43%) CSS
13 4 (11.43%) Java
13 4 (11.43%) 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 2 (5.71%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) Wireless
4 4 (11.43%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.86%) 802.11
5 1 (2.86%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) NFC
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) X.509
5 1 (2.86%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.71%) Buildbot
2 2 (5.71%) CMake
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) RSpec
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (37.14%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Development Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) NumPy
4 2 (5.71%) SciPy
5 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.86%) gevent
5 1 (2.86%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.86%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) LESS
5 1 (2.86%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (2.86%) pytest
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.86%) React
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.57%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) iSeries
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Device Driver Development
4 6 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 5 (14.29%) Physics
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Statistics
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (8.57%) Machine Learning
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Biology
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C
2 14 (40.00%) C++
3 12 (34.29%) Embedded C++
4 11 (31.43%) Embedded C
5 10 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) R
7 4 (11.43%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) RPG
9 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 10 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (11.43%) PhD
4 2 (5.71%) CBAP
4 2 (5.71%) IIBA
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) IBM
1 2 (5.71%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Huawei
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) webMethods