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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.44% 1.41% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.00% 4.08% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £348 £398 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% +39.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

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 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 37.04% 34.51% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 28
Median daily rate £350 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £311 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £536 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) MPEG
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Digital TV
3 5 (71.43%) DVB
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) STB
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) Node.js
3 5 (71.43%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) PhD
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Java

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DVB
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) Mahout
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Cascading
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Digital TV
1 5 (71.43%) MPEG
1 5 (71.43%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Neural Network
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Social Network
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
1 1 (14.29%) VMware