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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.63% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.27% 2.04% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -17.33%
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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
55 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.36% 19.07% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 24
Average daily rate £375 £399 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) DOM
5 1 (20.00%) XSL
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (20.00%) Perforce
5 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) Kentico
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) WebKit
2 1 (20.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce