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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
33 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.97% 36.69% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 18
Average daily rate £400 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +21.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £295 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.53 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% -50.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £14.35 £16.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) EAI
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) EDI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) EAI
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM