The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 1.50% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 8.25% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £386 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 97 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.93% 18.23% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 91
Average daily rate £375 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +123.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £35.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £42.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Computer Science
South West

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
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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Hazelcast
4 3 (37.50%) Shopify
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Magento
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Fedora
4 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Zend
4 3 (37.50%) PHP5
4 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
1 3 (37.50%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Hazelcast
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Fedora
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PHP5
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Zend
3 1 (12.50%) VMware