The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.83% 1.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.99% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £385 - -
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
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
91 39 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 34.87% 25.32% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 54
Average daily rate £355 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.06 £8.75 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.48% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.19 £8.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £8.75 £17.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -2 7 £375 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £475 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 15 (83.33%) HP
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (66.67%) Software Packaging
4 12 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (66.67%) Veritas File System
4 12 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (66.67%) Sun
4 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 12 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 12 (66.67%) High Availability
4 12 (66.67%) SAN
4 12 (66.67%) Veritas
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 12 (66.67%) Perl
4 12 (66.67%) Unix
4 12 (66.67%) Solaris
4 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) Korn
5 11 (61.11%) Opsware
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (5.56%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (66.67%) Solaris
1 12 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 12 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
2 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 12 (66.67%) Korn
1 12 (66.67%) Perl
1 12 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 12 (66.67%) Veritas File System
1 12 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) HP
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) Sun
2 12 (66.67%) Veritas
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Opsware
4 1 (5.56%) IBM