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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 1.16% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.73% 4.78% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
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£463 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -3.07%
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
227 209 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.51% 24.30% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 146 94
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £11.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 31 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 31 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 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) BPR
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (33.33%) Information Management
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Local Government
3 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) Data Structures

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.11%) Liferay
2 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) ArcSDE
2 1 (5.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) UMTS
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) DVB
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
1 1 (5.56%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) EDRMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) WinForms
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) JNI
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) STB
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) MPEG
4 1 (5.56%) iDTV
4 1 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) BPR
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Information Management
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) GCIA
4 1 (5.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
3 1 (5.56%) ESRI
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