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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 119 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 1.12% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 3.91% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 18
Median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £41.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.25 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-21.01% +16.98%
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
828 946 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.72% 28.57% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 571 504
Median daily rate £350 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 59 48
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +97.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 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
Bristol 0 8 £433 +15.33% 11
Gloucestershire -5 5 £380 +1.33% 7
Wiltshire +10 3 £363 -14.70% 6
Devon +7 3 £432 - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 48 (90.57%) Degree
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) Java
4 22 (41.51%) Finance
5 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (35.85%) Python
7 16 (30.19%) C++
8 15 (28.30%) Analytics
8 15 (28.30%) R
8 15 (28.30%) MATLAB
9 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
10 13 (24.53%) Machine Learning
10 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (22.64%) Data Mining
11 12 (22.64%) PhD
11 12 (22.64%) Data Analytics
12 11 (20.75%) CSS
12 11 (20.75%) HTML
12 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
14 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
14 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
14 7 (13.21%) Linux
14 7 (13.21%) UML
14 7 (13.21%) SPSS
14 7 (13.21%) Spring
15 6 (11.32%) Scrum
15 6 (11.32%) Open Source
16 5 (9.43%) Big Data
16 5 (9.43%) Jenkins

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 (7.55%) SAS
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) SPSS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.77%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) BGP
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) SSH
2 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 3 (5.66%) PuTTY
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) Telnet
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) IPsec
3 1 (1.89%) OSPF
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.43%) Maven
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.66%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Ant
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.77%) JBehave
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Avionics
3 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Data Scientist
2 15 (28.30%) Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) CSS
1 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 5 (9.43%) HTML5
4 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.55%) LINQ
5 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
5 3 (5.66%) jQuery
5 3 (5.66%) OCX
5 3 (5.66%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.77%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (3.77%) Dojo
6 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.77%) WebSockets
6 2 (3.77%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.43%) Statistics
4 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.66%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Economics
6 1 (1.89%) iPad
6 1 (1.89%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.89%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.89%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Analytics
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Machine Learning
3 12 (22.64%) Data Analytics
4 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.21%) UML
5 6 (11.32%) Open Source
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) Data Management
6 5 (9.43%) OO
6 5 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Time Management
7 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
8 3 (5.66%) Monte Carlo Method
8 3 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) Java
3 19 (35.85%) Python
4 16 (30.19%) C++
5 15 (28.30%) MATLAB
5 15 (28.30%) R
6 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) C#
7 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.66%) Lua
9 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.89%) C
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (90.57%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) PhD
4 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.66%) CCIE
6 3 (5.66%) CCNP
6 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) ISEB
7 2 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCSA
8 1 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SDET
2 1 (1.89%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.89%) ESRI
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) i2
4 1 (1.89%) IFS
4 1 (1.89%) RedGate
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
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