Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 88 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 -22 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.29% 0.98% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 6.02% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +80.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £465 £275 £230
90th Percentile £555 £475 £330
East of England median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £26.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.20% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 -
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 272 133 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.10% 16.24% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 71 133
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £239 £150 £225
90th Percentile £613 £563 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 32
Essex median hourly rate £13.50 £32.75 £34.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.79% -6.03% -13.95%
10th Percentile £12.32 £20.10 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.84 £41.50 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -28.00% +17.63%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Essex

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Essex

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Essex

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Harlow - 1 - - 1
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared