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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 1.36% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 5.08% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £570 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +107.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
203 177 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.79% 26.74% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 107 97
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £523 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Median hourly rate £15.35 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.48 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) UML
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
5 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
5 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
5 11 (68.75%) C#
5 11 (68.75%) .NET
5 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (68.75%) V-Model
5 11 (68.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) Servlets
7 2 (12.50%) Struts
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Ant

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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) MindAlign
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) IMAP
1 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (6.25%) S/MIME
1 1 (6.25%) SMTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (68.75%) Software Team Leader
1 11 (68.75%) Team Leader
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) C# Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Lead Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Apache CXF
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 2 (12.50%) Servlets
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Struts
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.25%) Neural Network
1 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) UML
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) V-Model
3 11 (68.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) OCPJP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Proofpoint