The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.56% 2.54% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.14% 7.69% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £381 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -53.12% +29.03%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69 117 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 25.27% 33.05% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 75 49
Median daily rate £350 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in East Sussex

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in East Sussex

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 5 £381 +27.08% 2
Hove -3 2 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com