The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.55% 1.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.08% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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 Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
59 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.41% 24.66% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 33
Average daily rate £360 £248 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £213 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £398 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 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
Bournemouth +3 1 - - 1
Weymouth - 1 - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Signal Processing
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) COSO
4 1 (14.29%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Audit Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
1 1 (14.29%) COSO
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft