Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 47 73
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.62% 3.31% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.38% 10.40% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 12
West Sussex median daily rate £330 £365 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +8.55% -18.48%
10th Percentile £315 £304 £313
90th Percentile £383 £414 £385
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £47.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% - -
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £9.67
% change year-on-year +2.59% +344.90% -56.07%

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 316 404 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 30.12% 31.89% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 219 327
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £200 £260 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 10
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +125.81% -3.88%
10th Percentile £24.02 £13.25 £12.61
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £36.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%

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 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 0 14 £330 -9.59%
Crawley -12 2 £334 -16.04% 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Quality Management
3 8 (47.06%) QMS
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Code Coverage
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Static Code Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Case Management
6 5 (29.41%) Spring Cloud
6 5 (29.41%) React
6 5 (29.41%) SonarQube
6 5 (29.41%) Public Cloud
6 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
6 5 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (29.41%) Docker
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
6 5 (29.41%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful

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 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
1 5 (29.41%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) HTML5
1 5 (29.41%) Java EE
1 5 (29.41%) JDBC
1 5 (29.41%) JPA
1 5 (29.41%) React
1 5 (29.41%) REST
1 5 (29.41%) RESTful
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
1 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
1 5 (29.41%) Spring Cloud
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) QMS
1 8 (47.06%) Quality Management
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Code Coverage
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Static Code Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Case Management
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) AWK
3 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) OCA
2 2 (11.76%) OCP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCE
2 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) GlusterFS
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Brocade
1 2 (11.76%) EMC
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.76%) StorageTek
1 2 (11.76%) Sun
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas
1 2 (11.76%) VMware