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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% - 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.59% -32.63%
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
76 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.21% 14.33% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 54
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £175 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.63 £16.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Validation
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Servlets
4 4 (50.00%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Wind River
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Military

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Wind River