The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 7.25% 6.67% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.78% 27.27% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £36.88
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -43.05%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 26.09% 24.44% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 14
Average daily rate £425 £220 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -23.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Physics
3 3 (60.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
5 1 (20.00%) Military
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (20.00%) R
5 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
5 1 (20.00%) Markov Chain

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 1 (20.00%) Markov Chain
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared