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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 70 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 1.26% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 5.61% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
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£375 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.72 £47.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +49.60%
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
267 196 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.80% 22.40% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 137 110
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 8
Average hourly rate £20.13 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.83% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 £26.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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
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 3 September 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 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Data Structures
2 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) MSTest
7 3 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) NUnit
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSDE
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
1 1 (6.67%) UMTS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) 3G
1 1 (6.67%) DVB
1 1 (6.67%) 2G
1 1 (6.67%) LTE
1 1 (6.67%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (20.00%) MSTest
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Structures
1 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) DTV
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) IPTV
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) GCIA
2 1 (6.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
1 1 (6.67%) ESRI
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