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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 76 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 0.90% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£425 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
354 335 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.12% 22.50% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 180 126
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £36.00 £36.50
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 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
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 30 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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £425 - 5
Derbyshire - 2 - - 6
Leicestershire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) jMock
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (9.09%) Symfony
5 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OOP
1 6 (54.55%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (9.09%) Database Theory
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) XAML
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle