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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 1.40% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 5.43% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £590 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +47.50%
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 £28.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +17.58%
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
232 184 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.21% 25.84% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 123 112
Median daily rate £375 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.43 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -5.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 28 (93.33%) Degree
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) UML
5 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 13 (43.33%) Waterfall
8 12 (40.00%) .NET
8 12 (40.00%) C#
9 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
9 11 (36.67%) V-Model
9 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
10 10 (33.33%) ITIL
11 9 (30.00%) Oracle
11 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (26.67%) Windows
13 7 (23.33%) HTML
13 7 (23.33%) Java
13 7 (23.33%) VB
13 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
13 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
14 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 6 (20.00%) Artifactory
14 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
14 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
14 6 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (20.00%) Toad

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 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (20.00%) Ant
3 6 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 6 (20.00%) ClearQuest
3 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) JUnit
3 6 (20.00%) Maven
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (36.67%) Software Team Leader
1 11 (36.67%) Team Leader
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.00%) J2EE
4 6 (20.00%) JSP
4 6 (20.00%) Servlets
4 6 (20.00%) Spring
4 6 (20.00%) Struts
4 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Neural Network
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) UML
2 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Waterfall
5 11 (36.67%) V-Model
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (16.67%) ITSM
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Presales
10 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (6.67%) SABSA
11 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) VB
4 6 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) R
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) OCPJP
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (10.00%) PMP
6 2 (6.67%) CISA
6 2 (6.67%) CISM
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) IISP
7 1 (3.33%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO27005
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.67%) Qualys
5 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 2 (6.67%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
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