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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 119 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 3.39% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 23
Median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-2.54% -17.36%
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
869 915 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.56% 27.33% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 580 468
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 51
Median hourly rate £26.94 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Devon +17 8 £425 - 5
Bristol -2 6 £383 +2.00% 14
Gloucestershire +6 5 £380 +1.33% 11
Wiltshire -1 2 £541 +13.94% 7
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 25 (40.98%) Finance
4 24 (39.34%) Java
5 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (31.15%) Python
7 16 (26.23%) C++
7 16 (26.23%) Data Mining
8 15 (24.59%) R
8 15 (24.59%) MATLAB
9 14 (22.95%) Analytics
9 14 (22.95%) Machine Learning
10 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
11 12 (19.67%) Data Analytics
11 12 (19.67%) PhD
12 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
12 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.39%) HTML
13 10 (16.39%) CSS
14 9 (14.75%) ITIL
14 9 (14.75%) Project Management
15 8 (13.11%) Linux
16 7 (11.48%) SPSS
17 6 (9.84%) Scrum
17 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
17 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
17 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
17 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
18 5 (8.20%) Statistics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SPSS
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
1 5 (8.20%) Network Security
1 5 (8.20%) SSH
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) BGP
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (6.56%) EIGRP
2 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (6.56%) PuTTY
2 4 (6.56%) Telnet
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) FTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) IPsec
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Data Mining
2 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.20%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) GIS
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JUnit
2 2 (3.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) JBehave
3 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Avionics
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Data Scientist
2 15 (24.59%) Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Financial Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Principal Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) CSS
1 10 (16.39%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) Spring
3 4 (6.56%) HTML5
3 4 (6.56%) OCX
4 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.92%) CSS3
4 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 3 (4.92%) LINQ
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.28%) Django
5 2 (3.28%) Dojo
5 2 (3.28%) JSON
5 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) GWT
6 1 (1.64%) JavaFX
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.20%) Statistics
4 4 (6.56%) Life Science
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.64%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.64%) iPad
7 1 (1.64%) iPhone
7 1 (1.64%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.64%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.64%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (1.64%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Analytics
1 14 (22.95%) Machine Learning
2 12 (19.67%) Data Analytics
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) ITIL
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.84%) Scrum
6 5 (8.20%) Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) IT Governance
6 5 (8.20%) Open Source
6 5 (8.20%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) ITSM
7 4 (6.56%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) Time Management
7 4 (6.56%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) Java
3 19 (31.15%) Python
4 16 (26.23%) C++
5 15 (24.59%) MATLAB
5 15 (24.59%) R
6 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Lua
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (19.67%) PhD
4 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) CCNP
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.92%) CCIE
6 3 (4.92%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) CCSA
8 1 (1.64%) CCSE
8 1 (1.64%) HND
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB
8 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.64%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.64%) ECSS
1 1 (1.64%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.64%) MISRA
1 1 (1.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Firmware
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Samba
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) Kibana
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) F5
5 1 (1.64%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) i2
5 1 (1.64%) IFS
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
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