Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 243 275
Rank change year-on-year -14 +32 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 108 119 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 2.82% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 74
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +17.42% -5.17%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £285
90th Percentile £540 £588 £500
England median daily rate £470 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £17.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.09% -57.58% +221.76%
10th Percentile £24.47 £14.65 £40.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.75 £43.38
England median hourly rate £33.54 £16.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +100.24% -55.33% +135.70%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,712 4,227 5,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.15% 27.13% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,063 2,595 3,054
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £255 £256
90th Percentile £570 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 242 264
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £26.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% -25.71% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.63 £59.74
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the South East

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Thames Valley +19 72 £400 +1.59% 55
Berkshire +13 46 £378 +2.37% 23
Surrey -13 16 £488 -11.36% 17
Buckinghamshire -14 14 £425 +11.48% 8
Oxfordshire +3 12 £400 -13.51% 24
Hampshire -28 11 £500 +35.14% 23
West Sussex -12 4 £325 -31.58% 20
East Sussex -7 2 £375 +9.17% 16
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 108 (100.00%) Degree
2 107 (99.07%) Computer Science
3 53 (49.07%) JavaScript
4 50 (46.30%) HTML
5 48 (44.44%) CSS
6 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (41.67%) HTML5
8 42 (38.89%) AngularJS
9 39 (36.11%) TDD
9 39 (36.11%) Scrum
10 37 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (34.26%) Test Automation
11 31 (28.70%) Sass
11 31 (28.70%) webpack
11 31 (28.70%) gulp
12 30 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (25.93%) BDD
13 28 (25.93%) Open Source
13 28 (25.93%) SQL
14 27 (25.00%) CRM
14 27 (25.00%) Twitter
14 27 (25.00%) Jasmine
14 27 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
14 27 (25.00%) ES6
14 27 (25.00%) Protractor
14 27 (25.00%) npm
14 27 (25.00%) ES7
15 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (17.59%) Front End Development
16 19 (17.59%) Java

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.78%) Confluence
2 2 (1.85%) SAS
2 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.00%) npm
2 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.63%) Office 365
4 5 (4.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.85%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Serverless
6 1 (0.93%) Heroku
6 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.93%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) DNS
2 5 (4.63%) DHCP
2 5 (4.63%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (3.70%) Firewall
3 4 (3.70%) Network Security
4 3 (2.78%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) BGP
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.85%) VoIP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.93%) HSRP
6 1 (0.93%) IPsec
6 1 (0.93%) MPLS
6 1 (0.93%) OSPF
6 1 (0.93%) VRRP
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.56%) Power BI
4 5 (4.63%) Big Data
5 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.78%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.85%) Redis
7 2 (1.85%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) gulp
1 31 (28.70%) webpack
2 27 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 27 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 27 (25.00%) Protractor
3 9 (8.33%) JIRA
4 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.48%) Selenium
6 5 (4.63%) Xcode
7 4 (3.70%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.70%) JSUnit
7 4 (3.70%) JUnit
8 3 (2.78%) GitLab
8 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.78%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.85%) FishEye
9 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Electronics
2 3 (2.78%) German Language
2 3 (2.78%) Marketing
2 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Automotive
3 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.85%) Japanese Language
3 2 (1.85%) Korean Language
3 2 (1.85%) Publishing
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) Developer
2 21 (19.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (8.33%) Architect
4 9 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) ArcSight Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) iOS Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Data Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Salesforce Software Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) SIEM Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.30%) HTML
2 48 (44.44%) CSS
3 45 (41.67%) HTML5
4 42 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 31 (28.70%) Sass
6 30 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (15.74%) Web Services
8 14 (12.96%) CSS3
9 12 (11.11%) .NET
9 12 (11.11%) jQuery
10 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 9 (8.33%) REST
11 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.41%) Entity Framework
11 8 (7.41%) React
12 6 (5.56%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.63%) Ajax
13 5 (4.63%) JSON
13 5 (4.63%) LDAP
13 5 (4.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (99.07%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Replication
4 7 (6.48%) User Experience
5 6 (5.56%) Clustering
6 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.85%) W3C
10 1 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.93%) Fintech
10 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Unix
3 9 (8.33%) Linux
4 8 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.63%) Android
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) Scrum
2 39 (36.11%) TDD
3 37 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (34.26%) Test Automation
4 28 (25.93%) BDD
4 28 (25.93%) Open Source
5 27 (25.00%) CRM
6 19 (17.59%) Front End Development
7 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.19%) DevOps
9 10 (9.26%) Project Management
10 8 (7.41%) Change Management
10 8 (7.41%) High Availability
10 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
10 8 (7.41%) MVC
10 8 (7.41%) OO
11 7 (6.48%) ITIL
11 7 (6.48%) Logistics
11 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.07%) JavaScript
2 28 (25.93%) SQL
3 27 (25.00%) ES6
3 27 (25.00%) ES7
4 19 (17.59%) Java
5 18 (16.67%) C#
6 11 (10.19%) C++
7 10 (9.26%) Python
8 7 (6.48%) Ruby
9 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.70%) Apex Code
10 4 (3.70%) C
11 3 (2.78%) PHP
11 3 (2.78%) R
12 2 (1.85%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.70%) CISSP
3 4 (3.70%) GIAC
3 4 (3.70%) SANS
4 3 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) APMG
5 2 (1.85%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.85%) HND
5 2 (1.85%) OSCP
6 1 (0.93%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.85%) Firmware
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCOM
2 5 (4.63%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (4.63%) SCCM
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (25.00%) Twitter
2 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) VMware
6 5 (4.63%) McAfee
7 4 (3.70%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.78%) Tableau
9 2 (1.85%) Adobe
9 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.85%) Cisco
9 2 (1.85%) Cognos
9 2 (1.85%) Google
9 2 (1.85%) IBM
9 2 (1.85%) Juniper
9 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.85%) SAP
9 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.93%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) NetApp