Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 51 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.37% 2.35% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.08% 7.88% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £434 £338 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.52% +82.43% -46.18%
10th Percentile £357 £163 £168
90th Percentile £713 £454 £203
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +1.20% -
10th Percentile £47.50 £39.75 £39.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.20% +62.75%

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 390 419 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.39% 29.86% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 221 168
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.64% +0.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £191 £103
90th Percentile £588 £513 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 24
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.90% -9.38% +70.21%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.25 £14.63
90th Percentile £51.65 £49.25 £46.98
East of England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -3.42% -40.63% +44.23%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +2 37 £425 +25.93% 157
Peterborough - 2 £375 - 7
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 26 (50.98%) Degree
2 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 16 (31.37%) C++
6 14 (27.45%) Linux
7 13 (25.49%) SQL
7 13 (25.49%) Analytics
8 12 (23.53%) C
8 12 (23.53%) Java
9 11 (21.57%) Python
9 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (19.61%) Unix
10 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
11 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
11 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (15.69%) MySQL
13 7 (13.73%) Perl
13 7 (13.73%) C#
13 7 (13.73%) Docker
13 7 (13.73%) Information Architecture
13 7 (13.73%) JIRA
13 7 (13.73%) Mathematics
14 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
14 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

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 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) nginx
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Simulink
2 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.96%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.88%) GitHub
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.92%) Office 365
5 2 (3.92%) Slack
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.96%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) BGP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) IPsec
2 2 (3.92%) L2TP
2 2 (3.92%) OpenVPN
2 2 (3.92%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Hive
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.92%) OLAP
6 2 (3.92%) OLTP
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) Flink
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.96%) Scylla
7 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) GitLab
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.88%) Protractor
6 2 (3.92%) GCC
6 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (11.76%) Publishing
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 3 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Coach
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Data Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Data Scientist
5 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Support
5 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Software Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) REST
2 5 (9.80%) SOAP
3 4 (7.84%) .NET
3 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) HTML5
4 3 (5.88%) LESS
4 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.88%) Sass
4 3 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) Kafka
5 2 (3.92%) OpenLayers
6 1 (1.96%) Flask
6 1 (1.96%) React
6 1 (1.96%) Sphinx
6 1 (1.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.84%) Life Science
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.49%) Analytics
4 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Information Architecture
6 7 (13.73%) Mathematics
7 6 (11.76%) Data Science
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
7 6 (11.76%) Informatics
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Microservices
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Release Management
8 5 (9.80%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C++
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) C
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) Python
5 7 (13.73%) C#
5 7 (13.73%) Perl
6 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.92%) R
9 1 (1.96%) ES6
9 1 (1.96%) Fortran
9 1 (1.96%) Go
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) Degree
2 19 (37.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.80%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (9.80%) PhD
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.96%) Mesos
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Packer
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
1 5 (9.80%) Talend
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) VMware