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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.79% 2.75% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 10.87% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£263 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +46.15%
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
80 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 31.62% 25.27% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 19
Average daily rate £420 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.28% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) MSF
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Java

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (42.86%) VoIP
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) TestNG
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) MSF
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago