The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£290 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+119.35% -59.21%
Computer Science
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.25% 22.04% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 44
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £186 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £523 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.69 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £29.45 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 2 £290 - 6
Daventry - - - - 1
Kettering - - - - 1
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
2 5 (83.33%) Sun Certification
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 5 (83.33%) Servlets
2 5 (83.33%) Struts
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (16.67%) Android SDK

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
1 5 (83.33%) Servlets
1 5 (83.33%) Struts
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Sun Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sun
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle