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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 20 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.27% 1.24% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 5.53% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Average daily rate £375 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £31.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.28%
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
260 199 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.51% 22.49% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 149 126
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £30.73 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 2016, 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 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Python
4 12 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) TDD
6 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
8 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
9 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
9 7 (23.33%) Firmware
9 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Web Development
9 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) LDAP
11 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) Broadband
11 5 (16.67%) MPEG
11 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.67%) DTV
11 5 (16.67%) Project Management
11 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) HbbTV

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Broadband
1 5 (16.67%) HbbTV
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) DTV Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Django Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Data Governance Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) Django
2 2 (6.67%) Flask
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) DTV
1 5 (16.67%) MPEG
2 4 (13.33%) Economics
2 4 (13.33%) IPTV
2 4 (13.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
5 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
5 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (23.33%) Web Development
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (13.33%) CMMI
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
10 1 (3.33%) Network Management
10 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) OIPF
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Firmware
3 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) BMC
2 4 (13.33%) NetApp
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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