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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.03% 1.82% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 6.56% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
Computer Science
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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
52 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.67% 27.73% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 25
Average daily rate £350 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Electronics
3 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) DTV
5 3 (42.86%) DVB
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Android
5 3 (42.86%) IPTV
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Physics
6 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) Android Development
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) WebKit
6 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
6 2 (28.57%) C
6 2 (28.57%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (14.29%) Kentico
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) WebKit
2 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) DOM
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) DTV
3 3 (42.86%) IPTV
3 3 (42.86%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce