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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 2.35% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 9.88% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £355 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
251 172 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.67% 23.79% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 113 94
Average daily rate £400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £252 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Average hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.12% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.20 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (26.67%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSDE
1 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Changepoint
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DVB
1 1 (6.67%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) EDRMS
3 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PVCS
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) STB
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.67%) MPEG
4 1 (6.67%) iDTV
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) DTV
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) BPR
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) PHP5
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) VC++
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) HNC
4 2 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) ForgeRock
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com