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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 29 23
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.45% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.33% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
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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
58 75 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.95% 33.78% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 29
Average daily rate £395 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £572 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) HNC
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Android

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) CMMI
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001