Period
to 17 July 2018

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 6 months to 17 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 87 65
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 46 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.69% 1.29% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% 3.77% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 36
West Sussex median daily rate £398 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.31% -10.96% +12.31%
10th Percentile £380 £313 £305
90th Percentile £538 £383 £440
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +16.28% -
10th Percentile £48.38 £47.50 £41.50
90th Percentile £67.25 £58.00 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.09% +55.83%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 391 371 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.33% 34.26% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 249 333
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £306 £284 £250
90th Percentile £542 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +177.42%
10th Percentile £19.17 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £58.00 £52.85
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +51.52%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Gatwick +24 33 £383 - 1
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Burgess Hill - 3 - - 1
Crawley +6 2 - - 5
Worthing -3 2 - - 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 44 (95.65%) Degree
2 28 (60.87%) Linux
3 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
4 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (32.61%) Scrum
5 15 (32.61%) Oracle
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) Mathematics
7 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
8 12 (26.09%) DevOps
8 12 (26.09%) SonarQube
9 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (21.74%) SDLC
10 10 (21.74%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (21.74%) SQL
11 9 (19.57%) Code Coverage
11 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
11 9 (19.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (17.39%) REST
12 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 8 (17.39%) C++
12 8 (17.39%) ITIL
13 7 (15.22%) Web Services
13 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
13 7 (15.22%) Information Security
13 7 (15.22%) Finance
13 7 (15.22%) Quality Management
13 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
13 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle BPEL
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (8.70%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) NFC
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) SonarQube
2 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
3 5 (10.87%) JDeveloper
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Gradle
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Liquibase
5 2 (4.35%) Protractor
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (19.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) REST
2 7 (15.22%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.35%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) JPA
6 2 (4.35%) Kafka
7 1 (2.17%) DOM
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.17%) RESTful
7 1 (2.17%) XHTML
7 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Graphic Design
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.17%) Contactless
6 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Solaris
3 6 (13.04%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) CentOS
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Mathematics
4 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
5 12 (26.09%) DevOps
6 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (21.74%) SDLC
7 10 (21.74%) Static Code Analysis
8 9 (19.57%) Code Coverage
8 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) Information Security
10 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (15.22%) Quality Management
11 6 (13.04%) SOA
12 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) C++
3 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) AWK
5 4 (8.70%) Bourne shell
5 4 (8.70%) C
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 4 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) Korn
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.35%) Java 8
7 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (95.65%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (8.70%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.70%) OCA
3 4 (8.70%) OCP
3 4 (8.70%) RHCE
3 4 (8.70%) RHCSA
4 3 (6.52%) CISA
4 3 (6.52%) CISM
4 3 (6.52%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) CREST Certified
4 3 (6.52%) IISP
4 3 (6.52%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (4.35%) HNC
6 1 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.17%) CCSP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CLAS
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) GDPR
2 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.52%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 22301
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 31000
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) GlusterFS
1 4 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (8.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (6.52%) Nessus
2 3 (6.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Centrify
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Sun
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) Brocade
5 4 (8.70%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) StorageTek
5 4 (8.70%) Veritas
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Imperva
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Qualys
6 3 (6.52%) Splunk
6 3 (6.52%) Trend Micro
6 3 (6.52%) Tripwire