Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 July 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)
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 81 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 2.75% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 6.52% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 6
Essex median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £195 £265 £200
90th Percentile £525 £460 £475
East of England median daily rate £408 £330 £335
% change year-on-year +23.56% -1.49% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £27.38
East of England median hourly rate £26.75 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.76% +9.33% +230.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 299 368 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.42% 42.15% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 242 158
Essex median daily rate £525 £443 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +31.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £263 £207
90th Percentile £600 £575 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 84
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +84.21% -23.53%
10th Percentile £14.60 £12.93 £15.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £41.00
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £19.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.00% -36.67%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Essex over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
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 in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Essex

Computer Science
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 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Saffron Walden +3 1 - - 1
Chelmsford -10 1 - - 2
Braintree - 1 £175 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Ada 83
2 1 (25.00%) Ada 95
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse

Computer Science
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 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) Ada 83
2 1 (25.00%) Ada 95
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree