The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.89% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.30% 2.50% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£315 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 40 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.76% 16.33% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 51
Average daily rate £369 £210 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.59% -47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% -53.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.75 £24.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.76 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester - 4 £315 -
Stroud - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 3
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Delphi
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) Zend
5 2 (33.33%) Drupal
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Delphi Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) RSS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Delphi
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Zend