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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 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 27 June 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 (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 82 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 59 34 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.35% 1.76% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.06% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 18
10th Percentile £385 £309 £313
25th Percentile £500 £429 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £396
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +26.18% -16.58%
75th Percentile £697 £532 £414
90th Percentile £738 £625 £465
England median daily rate £600 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
10th Percentile £42.50 - £59.26
25th Percentile £48.50 - £59.28
Median hourly rate £49.00 - £59.63
75th Percentile £49.50 - £60.04
90th Percentile - - £60.10
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.81 £52.50
% change year-on-year +10.96% -18.46% +18.39%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,098 1,648 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.69% 85.21% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,267 923 1,040
10th Percentile £212 £158 £250
25th Percentile £363 £296 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £588 £526 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 202 86
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.44 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year +30.17% -19.20% +30.40%
75th Percentile £53.75 £35.00 £48.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.45 £59.38
England median hourly rate £27.73 £24.29 £22.61
% change year-on-year +14.19% +7.41% -1.70%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Computer Science in the East of England

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend 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 27 June 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 +24 36 £563 +18.42% 19
Cambridgeshire -17 19 £525 +5.00% 87
Norfolk -2 2 £325 - 2
Bedfordshire -14 2 - - 5
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 41 (69.49%) Software Engineering
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 36 (61.02%) Agile
3 28 (47.46%) Python
3 28 (47.46%) Azure
4 26 (44.07%) Data Science
5 25 (42.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (42.37%) Kubernetes
5 25 (42.37%) PhD
6 24 (40.68%) C++
6 24 (40.68%) Apache Spark
6 24 (40.68%) Scala
7 23 (38.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (37.29%) DevOps
8 22 (37.29%) Data Engineering
9 21 (35.59%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (35.59%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (35.59%) Go
9 21 (35.59%) Kafka
10 20 (33.90%) Open Source
10 20 (33.90%) MLOps
11 19 (32.20%) GCP
12 18 (30.51%) C#
13 17 (28.81%) DataOps
14 15 (25.42%) Data Ingestion
14 15 (25.42%) Data Architecture
15 14 (23.73%) Cloud Operations
16 13 (22.03%) Cloud Native
16 13 (22.03%) Azure DevOps
16 13 (22.03%) CircleCI

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 24 (40.68%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 28 (47.46%) Azure
2 19 (32.20%) GCP
3 13 (22.03%) AWS
3 13 (22.03%) Azure DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) Slack
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
1 2 (3.39%) SSH
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (13.56%) Parquet
2 8 (13.56%) Presto
3 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 5 (8.47%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Delta Lake
5 1 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.69%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.69%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) CircleCI
1 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
1 13 (22.03%) JIRA
2 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Automake
4 1 (1.69%) CMake
General
1 23 (38.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (22.03%) Publishing
3 10 (16.95%) Social Skills
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.39%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.69%) Finance
7 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) French Language
7 1 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.69%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.69%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Data Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) DataOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Data Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Web Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Research Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) SAS Statistical Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Statistical Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) Kafka
2 12 (20.34%) WPF
3 11 (18.64%) Web Services
4 10 (16.95%) .NET
5 9 (15.25%) .NET Core
5 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
5 9 (15.25%) RESTful
6 8 (13.56%) React
7 7 (11.86%) JWT
7 7 (11.86%) OAuth
7 7 (11.86%) OAuth2
8 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.78%) Lucene
10 3 (5.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (5.08%) WCF
11 2 (3.39%) XML
12 1 (1.69%) CSS
12 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Cloud Native
2 10 (16.95%) User Experience
3 9 (15.25%) Biotechnology
4 8 (13.56%) Public Cloud
5 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
5 5 (8.47%) Life Science
6 4 (6.78%) Data Fabric
6 4 (6.78%) Wiki
7 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.08%) IoT
7 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.39%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (3.39%) FPGA
8 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.69%) e-Health
9 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Debian
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Software Engineering
2 36 (61.02%) Agile
3 26 (44.07%) Data Science
4 22 (37.29%) Data Engineering
4 22 (37.29%) DevOps
5 21 (35.59%) Infrastructure as Code
6 20 (33.90%) MLOps
6 20 (33.90%) Open Source
7 17 (28.81%) DataOps
8 15 (25.42%) Data Architecture
8 15 (25.42%) Data Ingestion
9 14 (23.73%) Cloud Operations
10 13 (22.03%) Data Governance
11 10 (16.95%) Microservices
11 10 (16.95%) Use Case
12 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (15.25%) Mathematics
12 9 (15.25%) Platform Engineering
12 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
13 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) C++
2 24 (40.68%) Scala
3 21 (35.59%) Go
4 18 (30.51%) C#
5 11 (18.64%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) C
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) R
6 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.08%) XAML
7 2 (3.39%) AWK
7 2 (3.39%) Bash
7 2 (3.39%) sed
8 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 25 (42.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (42.37%) PhD
3 5 (8.47%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.78%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) CDISC
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) Firmware
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (42.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.39%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) Grafana
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) Siemens