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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.25% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
115 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.40% 20.90% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 19 24
Average daily rate £333 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) TestNG
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Coach
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) MSF
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Avaya