The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 85 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 4.27% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate £223 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £315 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £435 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 234 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.95% 18.13% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 117 121
Average daily rate £288 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 32
Average hourly rate £13.86 £19.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.54% -44.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -13 4 - - 4
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £178 - 8
Northamptonshire - 2 £265 - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £385 - 3
Derbyshire - - - - 6
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (78.57%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 6 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (42.86%) ISEB
6 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (42.86%) TickIT
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (14.29%) ERP
8 2 (14.29%) EJB
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) International Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) Struts
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 6 (42.86%) TickIT
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss