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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 18 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 0.55% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.23% 2.06% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 5
Median daily rate £435 £538 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% +91.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £508 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £568 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
249 194 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.84% 26.58% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 132 120
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 £200 £215 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -54.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.93 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £26.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 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 1 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 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) UML
5 8 (34.78%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL V3
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (26.09%) Artifactory
7 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) Apache CXF
7 6 (26.09%) Toad
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (26.09%) ClearQuest
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) JSP
7 6 (26.09%) Servlets

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 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (26.09%) Ant
2 6 (26.09%) Artifactory
2 6 (26.09%) ClearQuest
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (26.09%) Toad
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) Apache CXF
2 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) JSP
2 6 (26.09%) Servlets
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) Struts
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) UML
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL V3
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (26.09%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) ITSM
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Presales
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.70%) SABSA
8 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 6 (26.09%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) OCPJP
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
5 3 (13.04%) PMP
6 2 (8.70%) CISA
6 2 (8.70%) CISM
6 2 (8.70%) CISSP
6 2 (8.70%) IISP
7 1 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO27005
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
5 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.70%) Qualys
5 2 (8.70%) Sun
5 2 (8.70%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.35%) Zend
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