The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% 0.54% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 2.13% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £405 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.78% 25.27% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 32
Average daily rate £388 £405 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £572 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
3 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) HttpUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) GWT
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) ICEfaces
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDO
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) JTA
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) RichFaces
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Struts2
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle