The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.38% 1.11% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 7.41% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £13.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+160.37% -64.18%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 27 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 26.32% 15.00% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 24
Average daily rate £236 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +134.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Brighton region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Computer Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Kanban
1 5 (83.33%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) OOP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Coach
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Kanban
1 5 (83.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree