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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 3.26% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £165 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -43.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +17.58%
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
92 92 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.90% 22.83% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 72
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £18.70 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 1 £325 +96.96% 4
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Yocto
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Wind River
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Wind River