The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 45 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.55% 0.42% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.45% 1.57% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 127 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.85% 26.91% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 70 39
Median daily rate £355 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -5.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Cheltenham - 1 - - 3
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) RedGate
4 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Altera
2 1 (25.00%) RedGate
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
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