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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.40% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
41 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.16% 33.88% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 22
Average daily rate £244 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £100 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £465 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £27.51 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.68 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 2015. 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
Bournemouth - 1 £213 - 3
Dorchester - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 4
Weymouth - - - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (85.71%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) OpenGL
2 6 (85.71%) DirectX
2 6 (85.71%) Game Development
2 6 (85.71%) Multicast
2 6 (85.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
General
1 6 (85.71%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Programmer
1 6 (85.71%) Graphics Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) OpenGL
1 6 (85.71%) DirectX
1 6 (85.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Game Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PhD