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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.80% 0.88% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 2.64% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £285 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £291 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £318 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +53.36%

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
213 265 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.51% 33.33% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 213 137
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +30.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £17.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £37.50 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 January 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 January 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 (78.57%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Facilities Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Primavera
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio 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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
1 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
1 1 (7.14%) ESRI
1 1 (7.14%) Intel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Sonatype