Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 138 138
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 -28
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 86 77 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 1.50% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 4.59% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 21
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £253 £263
90th Percentile £649 £580 £638
England median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.20% +62.75%
10th Percentile £25.25 £37.05 £38.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% +10.75%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,607 1,678 1,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.01% 32.79% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 964 909
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £205 £190 £181
90th Percentile £600 £571 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 114 126
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -39.08% +40.78%
10th Percentile £13.06 £10.93 £13.45
90th Percentile £49.30 £49.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cambridgeshire +27 49 £425 +25.93% 167
Hertfordshire -14 14 £338 +12.50% 41
Bedfordshire +14 8 £410 -25.45% 13
Suffolk -1 6 £350 -22.22% 4
Essex -21 6 £500 +11.11% 30
Norfolk - 3 £335 - 11
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East of England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 57 (66.28%) Degree
2 41 (47.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.05%) Software Engineering
5 22 (25.58%) SQL
6 18 (20.93%) C++
6 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (19.77%) Analytics
7 17 (19.77%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (19.77%) Java
8 15 (17.44%) Linux
8 15 (17.44%) Finance
9 14 (16.28%) C
10 13 (15.12%) C#
10 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.12%) Mathematics
11 12 (13.95%) HTML
11 12 (13.95%) Python
12 11 (12.79%) OO
12 11 (12.79%) Unix
12 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (11.63%) Windows
13 10 (11.63%) Web Services
13 10 (11.63%) .NET
13 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
13 10 (11.63%) Hadoop

Computer Science
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 (2.33%) Apache
1 2 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.16%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) nginx
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.33%) Simulink
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.16%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Office 365
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.65%) GitHub
4 4 (4.65%) SaaS
5 3 (3.49%) npm
5 3 (3.49%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.33%) Serverless
6 2 (2.33%) Slack
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
4 2 (2.33%) BGP
4 2 (2.33%) IPsec
4 2 (2.33%) L2TP
4 2 (2.33%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 2 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.16%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) Hadoop
2 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.30%) MySQL
3 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.81%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (5.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.33%) OLAP
8 2 (2.33%) OLTP
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.16%) Parquet
9 1 (1.16%) Redis
9 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.30%) JIRA
3 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (5.81%) GitLab
5 5 (5.81%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.81%) Selenium
6 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.49%) Bower
7 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.49%) gulp
7 3 (3.49%) PhantomJS
7 3 (3.49%) Protractor
8 2 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (2.33%) GCC
8 2 (2.33%) JUnit
8 2 (2.33%) NUnit
8 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.98%) Publishing
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 3 (3.49%) Law
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Avionics
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) French Language
7 1 (1.16%) German Language
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Software Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Transition Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Agile Coach
6 3 (3.49%) Angular Developer
6 3 (3.49%) ETL Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (2.33%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) Web Services
3 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
3 9 (10.47%) CSS
4 8 (9.30%) REST
4 8 (9.30%) XML
5 7 (8.14%) Sass
6 6 (6.98%) Node.js
6 6 (6.98%) SOAP
7 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.65%) jQuery
8 4 (4.65%) React
9 3 (3.49%) Ajax
9 3 (3.49%) HTML5
9 3 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.49%) LESS
9 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.49%) RESTful
10 2 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.65%) Life Science
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) FMCG
7 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Unix
3 10 (11.63%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Software Engineering
3 17 (19.77%) Analytics
3 17 (19.77%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (15.12%) Mathematics
5 11 (12.79%) OO
6 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.47%) Project Management
8 8 (9.30%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.30%) ITIL
8 8 (9.30%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.14%) Data Science
9 7 (8.14%) ETL
9 7 (8.14%) Information Architecture
9 7 (8.14%) Release Management
10 6 (6.98%) DevOps
10 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (6.98%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) SQL
2 18 (20.93%) C++
3 17 (19.77%) Java
4 14 (16.28%) C
5 13 (15.12%) C#
5 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.95%) Python
7 8 (9.30%) Perl
8 7 (8.14%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.65%) ES6
9 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.49%) R
11 2 (2.33%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.16%) Fortran
12 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (66.28%) Degree
2 41 (47.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.81%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (5.81%) PhD
4 4 (4.65%) MCSA
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) CISA
6 1 (1.16%) CISM
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) CDISC
4 1 (1.16%) ECSS
4 1 (1.16%) GCP
4 1 (1.16%) MIL-STD-1553
4 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.16%) HDFS
4 1 (1.16%) KVM
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.49%) SCCM
3 2 (2.33%) Mesos
3 2 (2.33%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.16%) Kibana
4 1 (1.16%) logstash
4 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Packer
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Talend
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Citrix
4 3 (3.49%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) F5
6 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Informatica
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau