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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 99 120
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21 +41
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 31 14 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.24% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 3.36% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
10th Percentile £385 £189 £354
25th Percentile £434 £369 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £393
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +26.75% -10.29%
75th Percentile £569 £520 £410
90th Percentile £662 £560 £422
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £48.50 - -
Median hourly rate £49.00 - -
75th Percentile £49.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £44.48 £40.75 £48.50
% change year-on-year +9.14% -15.98% +67.24%

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 698 417 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.83% 23.52% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 208 315
10th Percentile £215 £191 £250
25th Percentile £388 £313 £357
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £440 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%
75th Percentile £575 £522 £548
90th Percentile £675 £595 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 70 34
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £13.57
25th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £19.50 £25.36 £28.75
Median % change year-on-year -23.09% -11.81% +40.24%
75th Percentile £50.43 £43.75 £54.69
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.70 £60.02
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% +36.36% -8.03%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +7 15 £531 +11.84% 14
Cambridgeshire -22 10 £525 +61.54% 13
Essex -2 6 £500 - 3
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 24 (77.42%) Computer Science
3 19 (61.29%) Agile
4 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
5 13 (41.94%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
6 11 (35.48%) WPF
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
7 10 (32.26%) Entity Framework
7 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (32.26%) Microservices
7 10 (32.26%) .NET Core
7 10 (32.26%) Social Skills
8 9 (29.03%) Public Cloud
8 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) AWS
9 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
9 8 (25.81%) React
9 8 (25.81%) User Experience
10 7 (22.58%) GCP
10 7 (22.58%) Scala
10 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared

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 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
1 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
2 7 (22.58%) GCP
3 6 (19.35%) Azure
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Presto
2 2 (6.45%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Social Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Swedish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Web Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Coach
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Scrum Master
8 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) SOC Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
1 11 (35.48%) WPF
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Core
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (32.26%) Entity Framework
2 10 (32.26%) RESTful
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) React
4 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.90%) Kafka
5 4 (12.90%) WCF
6 3 (9.68%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (6.45%) Lucene
7 2 (6.45%) Velocity
8 1 (3.23%) WinForms
8 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Public Cloud
2 8 (25.81%) User Experience
3 7 (22.58%) Biotechnology
4 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.45%) Data Fabric
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Wiki
6 1 (3.23%) CMDB
6 1 (3.23%) Cyberattack
6 1 (3.23%) e-Health
6 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.23%) Life Science
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Computer Science
2 19 (61.29%) Agile
3 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (32.26%) Microservices
4 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) Open Source
7 6 (19.35%) Platform Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) Analytics
8 5 (16.13%) Data Science
8 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Cloud Operations
9 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
9 4 (12.90%) Data Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
10 3 (9.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Scala
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) C
4 5 (16.13%) C++
5 4 (12.90%) Go
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 3 (9.68%) XAML
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) PhD
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.68%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) GPG13
1 1 (3.23%) GxP
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) NIST
1 1 (3.23%) NIST 800
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Juniper
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat