The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.79% 4.19% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 11.19% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 6
Median daily rate £325 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +12.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 147 277 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 29.17% 37.43% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 190 137
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +177.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Sussex

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Gatwick -8 5 £383 +4.79% 1
Crawley -4 4 £325 -12.45% 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
5 5 (35.71%) QMS
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (35.71%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 3 (21.43%) Bourne shell
7 3 (21.43%) CentOS
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) AWK
7 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
7 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Protractor
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C++ Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C++ Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) C++/Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Developer in Test
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) BDD
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (35.71%) Multithreaded Programming
1 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
1 5 (35.71%) QMS
1 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) AWK
3 3 (21.43%) Bourne shell
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Korn
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) HNC
2 3 (21.43%) OCA
2 3 (21.43%) OCP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (21.43%) RHCE
2 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) GlusterFS
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Brocade
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) StorageTek
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint