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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 0.62% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.98% 3.21% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
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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 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
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
226 156 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.77% 19.35% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 107 55
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 July 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 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Data Structures
2 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (26.09%) Middleware
6 6 (26.09%) BPR
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Workflow
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (26.09%) Information Management
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Local Government
7 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.70%) Liferay
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) GSM
1 1 (4.35%) UMTS
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) DVB
1 1 (4.35%) 2G
1 1 (4.35%) LTE
1 1 (4.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
1 3 (13.04%) MSTest
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) REST
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Structures
1 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) IPTV
4 1 (4.35%) MPEG
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) BPR
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Workflow
3 6 (26.09%) Information Management
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Financial Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) GCIA
4 1 (4.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Mapinfo