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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.84% 0.41% 2.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.36% 1.63% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 6
Median daily rate £445 £575 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.60% +101.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £575 £350
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 £42.50 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
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
235 184 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.32% 24.93% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 124 129
Median daily rate £350 £339 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £94.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -84.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.93 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) UML
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
6 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 11 (37.93%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) C#
7 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
8 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
9 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
9 8 (27.59%) Java
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 8 (27.59%) V-Model
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
10 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
10 7 (24.14%) Eclipse
10 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 7 (24.14%) Web Services
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) JSP
11 6 (20.69%) Servlets
11 6 (20.69%) Struts
11 6 (20.69%) OOP
11 6 (20.69%) OO

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 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (24.14%) Eclipse
3 6 (20.69%) Ant
3 6 (20.69%) Artifactory
3 6 (20.69%) ClearQuest
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) JUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Maven
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (20.69%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Software Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) Apache CXF
4 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.69%) J2EE
4 6 (20.69%) JSP
4 6 (20.69%) Servlets
4 6 (20.69%) Spring
4 6 (20.69%) Struts
4 6 (20.69%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) UML
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
5 8 (27.59%) V-Model
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) OOP
7 6 (20.69%) Service Management
8 5 (17.24%) ITSM
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Presales
10 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (6.90%) SABSA
11 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 6 (20.69%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) OCPJP
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
5 3 (10.34%) PMP
6 2 (6.90%) CISA
6 2 (6.90%) CISM
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP
6 2 (6.90%) IISP
7 1 (3.45%) MCTS
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) ISO27005
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.90%) Qualys
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
5 2 (6.90%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.45%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) Zend