Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 94 159
Rank change year-on-year -18 +65 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 17 12 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 2.84% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
10th Percentile £373 £350 £148
25th Percentile £500 £371 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £521 £393 £450
Median % change year-on-year +32.65% -12.78% +7.78%
75th Percentile £538 £414 £506
90th Percentile £571 £431 £525
England median daily rate £550 £525 £490
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14% +3.16%

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 515 422 805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.53% 25.24% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 265 430
10th Percentile £228 £263 £218
25th Percentile £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £473 £435
Median % change year-on-year -10.05% +8.62% +8.75%
75th Percentile £538 £531 £525
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 21 46
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.75 £12.86
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.88 £15.31
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -60.00% +140.51% +19.70%
75th Percentile £39.13 £57.50 £44.88
90th Percentile £56.50 £61.50 £57.13
England median hourly rate £32.00 £31.61 £33.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% -5.64% +52.27%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -7 5 £525 +36.81% 22
Essex +7 3 - - 1
Norfolk -5 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £520 -
Hertfordshire -35 2 £475 +22.58% 23
Suffolk - 1 - - 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Social Skills
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) MCSE
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
7 3 (17.65%) React
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10

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 (11.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Extranet
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (47.06%) Social Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Business Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) React
2 2 (11.76%) EDI
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Life Science
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Go
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SANS
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) Sophos
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Trend Micro
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco