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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 55 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.59% 1.91% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 5.79% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Median daily rate £51 £369 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -86.16% +21.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £47.39 £31.44
% change year-on-year -60.43% +50.73%  

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 178 190 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.25% 33.04% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 132 87
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £280 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Median hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +75.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £40.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
Worthing - 2 - - 1
Gatwick -10 1 £51 -86.07%
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Development
3 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) Google Play
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) HNC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) DDNS
1 1 (9.09%) DSL
1 1 (9.09%) FCoE
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) IPv6
1 1 (9.09%) ISDN
1 1 (9.09%) Junos
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) TACACS
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Protractor
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Core Animation
3 1 (9.09%) Core Data
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Development
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds