Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 67 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 23 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.35% 1.77% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.01% 5.42% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
West Sussex median daily rate £330 £365 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +3.55% -25.79%
10th Percentile £314 £316 £301
90th Percentile £409 £469 £374
South East median daily rate £400 £371 £350
% change year-on-year +7.93% +5.89% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £48.23
% change year-on-year +28.57% -27.43% +153.84%

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 287 369 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.29% 32.74% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 195 305
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £273 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% +125.81% -21.52%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.10 £12.61
90th Percentile £62.25 £41.60 £36.00
South East median hourly rate £25.35 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.73% -11.11% +36.36%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +8 18 £330 -7.69% 2
Crawley -11 2 £334 -23.71%
Worthing - 2 £325 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 22 (95.65%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
3 11 (47.83%) Static Code Analysis
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Code Coverage
3 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (47.83%) DevOps
3 11 (47.83%) SDLC
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (43.48%) SonarQube
4 10 (43.48%) Bitbucket
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) REST
6 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
7 7 (30.43%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (30.43%) Docker
7 7 (30.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (30.43%) React
7 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
7 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
7 7 (30.43%) Spring Cloud
7 7 (30.43%) Case Management
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) MongoDB

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 7 (30.43%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (30.43%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (30.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) DB2
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Bitbucket
1 10 (43.48%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.35%) Protractor
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) Senior DevOps
1 11 (47.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Test and Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
1 8 (34.78%) REST
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) Java EE
2 7 (30.43%) JDBC
2 7 (30.43%) JPA
2 7 (30.43%) React
2 7 (30.43%) RESTful
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
2 7 (30.43%) Spring Cloud
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 11 (47.83%) Code Coverage
2 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) SDLC
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Static Code Analysis
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Case Management
4 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) QMS
4 7 (30.43%) Quality Management
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft