The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.52% 0.60% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.38% 2.56% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£323 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -53.84%
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 Devon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 28.18% 23.35% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 26 17
Average daily rate £375 £349 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.57% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.48 £10.30 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Devon region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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
Exeter - 1 £323 - 2
Plymouth - - - - 1
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Flex Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle