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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.17% 0.36% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.10% 1.96% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£375 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
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
196 153 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.95% 18.32% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 99 54
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.65% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 June 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 (68.18%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) Data Structures
3 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Middleware
5 6 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) Workflow
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) BPR
5 6 (27.27%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Information Management
5 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Local Government
6 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
6 5 (22.73%) ISEB
7 4 (18.18%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (9.09%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) ArcSDE
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) GSM
1 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) MSTest
1 3 (13.64%) NUnit
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Structures
1 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
2 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 6 (27.27%) BPR
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Information Management
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) GCIA
4 1 (4.55%) GCIH
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) HNC
4 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) ESRI
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo