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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.61% 2.59% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 7.94% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £364 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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
34 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.42% 32.64% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 18
Median daily rate £338 £276 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £176 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £405 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 10
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +6 1 £328 - 2
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft