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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / East Midlands
Rank 83 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% 1.06% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 3.59% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Median daily rate £395 £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -17.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +69.91%

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
369 473 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.75% 29.43% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 306 219
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 28
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.60 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £450 - 3
Leicestershire +3 1 £165 -56.00% 7
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 21 (77.78%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 10 (37.04%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) UML
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (22.22%) HNC
9 6 (22.22%) HND
9 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 6 (22.22%) WCF
9 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (22.22%) MSTest
9 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
10 5 (18.52%) High Availability
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Logistics
11 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
11 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP MDM
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) Extranet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) Mahout
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MSTest
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) jMock
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
1 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 6 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (14.81%) Java EE
5 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) JPA
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) XSD
6 2 (7.41%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) D3.js
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) SAML
7 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) UML
5 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 5 (18.52%) Logistics
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) V-Model
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) HNC
2 6 (22.22%) HND
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat