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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 30 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.40% - 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.06% - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.27%

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
79 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.62% 20.12% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 67
Median daily rate £425 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £418 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £11.33 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.82% +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £318 - 3
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) BPR
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BPR
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree