The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 80 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.06% 0.83% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 3.31% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £280 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +46.15%
Computer Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
461 363 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.79% 25.10% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 195 173
Average daily rate £325 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.00 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Leicestershire +8 7 £400 +77.77%
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £313 -26.47% 15
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 24 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) C++
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) R
7 6 (25.00%) VBA
7 6 (25.00%) MS Office
7 6 (25.00%) UML
7 6 (25.00%) SAS
7 6 (25.00%) SPSS
7 6 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.83%) TickIT
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 5 (20.83%) Adobe
8 5 (20.83%) SMS
8 5 (20.83%) ISO 9001

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (25.00%) SAS
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) SPSS
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SMS
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) jMock
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) HTML5
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) WPF
4 3 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.17%) Swing
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) Physics
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
4 2 (8.33%) CMDB
4 2 (8.33%) Economics
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) UML
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
4 5 (20.83%) V-Model
4 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) VBA
3 6 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (25.00%) R
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO 9001
1 5 (20.83%) TickIT
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe
2 5 (20.83%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) HP