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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.21% 2.35% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £300 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +53.36%

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
161 170 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.24% 26.56% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 101 80
Median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £531 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Median hourly rate £14.60 £17.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% -27.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.19 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.81 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) Electronics
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) UML
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) V-Model
8 3 (20.00%) Waterfall

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) MindAlign
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) 802.11
2 2 (13.33%) ATM
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Frame Relay
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) PPP
2 2 (13.33%) RIP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) Electronics
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) HP Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
3 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Neural Network
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) UML
2 3 (20.00%) V-Model
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCDA
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
1 1 (6.67%) logstash
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) AirMagnet
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Proofpoint
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata