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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Bristol
Rank 59 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 2.57% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 8.91% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 9
Median daily rate £550 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £388 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

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
238 258 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.10% 28.79% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 197 118
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £453 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.09 £37.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.09% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.85 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.50 £86.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Information Management
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Facilities Management
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) ISMS
6 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) BPR
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) BGP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) OSPF
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 4 (25.00%) Information Management
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) BPR
4 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) ISMS
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
1 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Intel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype