The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.01% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 £28.06
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +2.23%
Computer Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.56% 29.63% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 20
Average daily rate £450 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £451 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Opsware
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware