Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 80 86
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 44 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.81% 1.20% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.39% 3.55% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
West Sussex median daily rate £330 £325 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -12.46% +22.73%
10th Percentile £314 £234 £340
90th Percentile £475 £381 £468
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +16.28% -
10th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £41.50
90th Percentile £67.25 £56.35 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £50.75 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +45.00% -30.00% +66.67%

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 355 338 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 30.76% 33.80% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 214 320
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £256
90th Percentile £545 £515 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 9
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.78% +128.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £14.99
90th Percentile £67.25 £52.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -30.61% +45.40%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +22 29 £330 +547.06%
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Worthing +4 4 £325 - 1
Burgess Hill - 3 - - 5
Crawley -4 2 - - 12
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
3 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
4 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
5 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.91%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (38.64%) SDLC
7 16 (36.36%) SonarQube
7 16 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
7 16 (36.36%) DevOps
7 16 (36.36%) Code Coverage
7 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) Bitbucket
8 15 (34.09%) REST
9 12 (27.27%) Web Services
10 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 8 (18.18%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) CSS
13 7 (15.91%) Java
13 7 (15.91%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) Spring
13 7 (15.91%) RESTful
13 7 (15.91%) Scrum
13 7 (15.91%) HTML5
14 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
14 6 (13.64%) NoSQL

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 6 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (13.64%) IBM Domino
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle BPEL
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) DB2
1 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) SonarQube
2 15 (34.09%) Bitbucket
3 5 (11.36%) JDeveloper
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.82%) Protractor
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
1 16 (36.36%) Senior DevOps
1 16 (36.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate
6 3 (6.82%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Validation Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test and Validation Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) REST
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
4 8 (18.18%) CSS
4 8 (18.18%) HTML
5 7 (15.91%) HTML5
5 7 (15.91%) RESTful
5 7 (15.91%) Spring
6 6 (13.64%) Java EE
6 6 (13.64%) JDBC
6 6 (13.64%) JPA
6 6 (13.64%) React
6 6 (13.64%) Spring Boot
6 6 (13.64%) Spring Cloud
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (11.36%) SOAP
8 3 (6.82%) .NET
9 1 (2.27%) DOM
9 1 (2.27%) J2EE
9 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.82%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
2 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (38.64%) SDLC
5 16 (36.36%) Code Coverage
5 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 16 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (36.36%) DevOps
5 16 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) Case Management
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) SOA
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
8 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) ERP
8 5 (11.36%) Personalization
8 5 (11.36%) Quality Management
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.27%) AWK
6 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.27%) Korn
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 3 (6.82%) HNC
4 3 (6.82%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.27%) OCA
5 1 (2.27%) OCP
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.27%) RHCE
5 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) GCP
2 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) GlusterFS
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Brocade
4 1 (2.27%) Centrify
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) StorageTek
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Wind River