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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 48 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.84% 0.64% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.08% 2.59% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +74.27%

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
59 116 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.53% 24.73% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 53
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £251 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 28 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
Gloucester -2 2 £425 +240.00% 1
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Altera
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Research Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Verilog
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Altera
2 1 (16.67%) RedGate
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
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