The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 1.91% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 6.95% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£575 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
175 187 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.37% 27.50% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 118 63
Average daily rate £348 £303 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £125 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.10 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -50.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £8.80 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Cerner
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) R
3 2 (33.33%) Health Informatics
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (33.33%) Informatics
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Informatics
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) SABSA
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cerner
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP
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Lawrence Harvey
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago