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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% 1.32% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £298 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.22 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+36.13% +4.06%
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
245 228 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.74% 28.08% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 164 116
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 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 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Presales
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis

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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) DTS
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) EDI
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) EAI
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) XPath
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 3 (17.65%) PMP
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) ISO27005
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
4 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.76%) Qualys
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.88%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Zend