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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 14 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.55% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 2.17% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £575 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +116.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £575 £364
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 £36.00 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-9.35% -16.38%
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
211 184 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.55% 25.38% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 116 114
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.88 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +6.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

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
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 29 August 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 29 (93.55%) Degree
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) UML
4 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
6 13 (41.94%) C#
6 13 (41.94%) .NET
6 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
7 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
8 11 (35.48%) V-Model
8 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
9 10 (32.26%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
10 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
11 8 (25.81%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
12 7 (22.58%) HTML
12 7 (22.58%) Java
12 7 (22.58%) Web Services
12 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
13 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
13 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (19.35%) Apache CXF
13 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
13 6 (19.35%) Artifactory
13 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database

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 (19.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
3 6 (19.35%) Ant
3 6 (19.35%) Artifactory
3 6 (19.35%) ClearQuest
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (19.35%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
1 11 (35.48%) Software Team Leader
1 11 (35.48%) Team Leader
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) C# Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Lead Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) Apache CXF
4 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE
4 6 (19.35%) JSP
4 6 (19.35%) Servlets
4 6 (19.35%) Spring
4 6 (19.35%) Struts
4 6 (19.35%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (3.23%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) UML
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
4 11 (35.48%) V-Model
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
6 6 (19.35%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) OOP
6 6 (19.35%) Service Management
7 5 (16.13%) ITSM
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) Presales
9 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.45%) SABSA
10 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 6 (19.35%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) OCPJP
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
5 3 (9.68%) PMP
6 2 (6.45%) CISA
6 2 (6.45%) CISM
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) IISP
7 1 (3.23%) MCTS
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.45%) ISO27005
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.45%) Qualys
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 2 (6.45%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.23%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) Zend