The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.29% 1.76% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.66% 7.08% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £381
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 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Computer Science
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 212 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.60% 24.94% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 150 89
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £53.75 £37.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.27% +121.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.75 £47.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Bristol region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Middleware
3 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) BPR
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) Workflow
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Information Management
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Local Government
3 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Liferay
2 1 (5.88%) SugarCRM
2 1 (5.88%) ArcSDE
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DLNA
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) EDRMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) PVCS
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Local Government
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) JNI
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
4 1 (5.88%) iDTV
4 1 (5.88%) MPEG
4 1 (5.88%) STB
4 1 (5.88%) DTV
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) BPR
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Workflow
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Information Management
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) VC++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) ESRI
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