The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.97% 0.58% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.64% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £520 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.25 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-21.01% +16.98%
Computer Science
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 86 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.14% 50.29% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 13
Median daily rate £425 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 12
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Chester region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (83.33%) MS Project
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITSM
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (16.67%) RIA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Project
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Design Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITSM
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) F5