The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% 0.26% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 1.06% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £600 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -32.63%
Computer Science
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 94 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.11% 24.29% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 78
Median daily rate £425 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £190 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedfordshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedfordshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (33.33%) SEPA
3 1 (33.33%) Presales

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MBA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com