Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 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 Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 78 141
Rank change year-on-year -39 +63 +31
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 29 10 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.61% 2.82% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 25
10th Percentile £253 £338 "
25th Percentile £481 £376 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £431 £400
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% +7.81% -
75th Percentile £538 £488 £488
90th Percentile £550 £518 £575
England median daily rate £550 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +14.58% +1.05% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.67% -16.67% +29.50%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 629 355 858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.26% 28.98% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 222 502
10th Percentile £269 £213 £200
25th Percentile £363 £310 £321
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £540 £531 £538
90th Percentile £600 £600 £625
England median daily rate £500 £481 £470
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.29% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 23 51
10th Percentile " £12.98 £15.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.88% -6.98% +22.86%
75th Percentile £40.60 £46.13 £48.75
90th Percentile £56.60 £49.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% -16.25% +73.91%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the East of England

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the East of England

Computer Science Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the East of England

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the East of England

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -16 11 £525 +11.41% 25
Hertfordshire -28 9 £305 -21.29% 18
Suffolk -8 3 £550 +15.79%
Essex -14 3 - - 6
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 East of England region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 29 (100.00%) Degree
1 29 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
3 16 (55.17%) C#
4 13 (44.83%) Social Skills
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
6 11 (37.93%) WPF
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (31.03%) WCF
8 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
8 9 (31.03%) User Experience
8 9 (31.03%) React
9 8 (27.59%) Azure
9 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) Python
10 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
11 6 (20.69%) QA
11 6 (20.69%) AWS
11 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.69%) Scala
11 6 (20.69%) OO
11 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 6 (20.69%) Analytics
12 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Azure
2 6 (20.69%) AWS
3 4 (13.79%) GCP
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (44.83%) Social Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Automotive
5 2 (6.90%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.45%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) DBA
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Development DBA
9 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Development DBA
9 2 (6.90%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) WPF
3 9 (31.03%) React
3 9 (31.03%) WCF
3 9 (31.03%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Core
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) WinForms
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
7 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
8 2 (6.90%) EDI
8 2 (6.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.45%) CSS
9 1 (3.45%) HTML
9 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Biotechnology
3 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.90%) Life Science
4 2 (6.90%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.90%) W3C
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 6 (20.69%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Parallel Programming
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (17.24%) Prototyping
6 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) Microservices
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) MVVM
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) Scala
6 5 (17.24%) C
6 5 (17.24%) C++
7 4 (13.79%) Perl
8 3 (10.34%) Go
8 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 2 (6.90%) XAML
10 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Master's Degree
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) PhD
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.45%) VMware