The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 112 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 28 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.03% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 5.45% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 16
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£410 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £335 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
634 422 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.08% 18.84% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 255 319
Average daily rate £376 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £170 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Bristol -18 11 £450 -5.26% 18
Devon -6 7 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -7 5 £550 +37.50% 7
Dorset - 2 - - 4
Somerset -18 1 £450 +20.00% 7
Avon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 51 (94.44%) Degree
2 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
5 18 (33.33%) Java
6 15 (27.78%) Web Services
6 15 (27.78%) REST
7 14 (25.93%) PHP
8 13 (24.07%) C#
8 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) HTML
9 11 (20.37%) Python
9 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.52%) CSS
10 10 (18.52%) SQL
10 10 (18.52%) jQuery
10 10 (18.52%) Visualisation
11 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.67%) Scrum
12 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) .NET
12 7 (12.96%) Linux
12 7 (12.96%) OO
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 6 (11.11%) C++
13 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 6 (11.11%) Management Information System

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.56%) IIS
1 3 (5.56%) Node.js
1 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
2 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Magento
1 4 (7.41%) Shopify
2 2 (3.70%) Summit
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Multicast
3 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) Hazelcast
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.85%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Programmer
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (7.41%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Scientist
5 3 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 3 (5.56%) DBA
6 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Web Services
1 15 (27.78%) REST
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) jQuery
4 7 (12.96%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) RESTful
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
7 4 (7.41%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
7 4 (7.41%) Ajax
8 3 (5.56%) JSON
8 3 (5.56%) Dojo
8 3 (5.56%) SOAP
8 3 (5.56%) XML
8 3 (5.56%) MSMQ
8 3 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.41%) GIS
5 3 (5.56%) RIA
6 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.85%) STB
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) CentOS
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Fedora
3 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Scrum
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
3 7 (12.96%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) OOP
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.26%) Image Processing
5 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) TDD
6 3 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.70%) Information Management
7 2 (3.70%) BPR
7 2 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) PHP
4 13 (24.07%) C#
5 11 (20.37%) Python
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
7 6 (11.11%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) C
8 4 (7.41%) PHP5
9 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.56%) Delphi
10 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.85%) Perl
11 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.85%) VBScript
11 1 (1.85%) VB
11 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (94.44%) Degree
2 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
4 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) HNC
5 2 (3.70%) HND
5 2 (3.70%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Zend
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) HP
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