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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 107 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 36 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.20% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 4.63% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £300 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £93.88 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +97.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
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
799 734 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.33% 25.81% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 420 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 63
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.57% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Devon +6 13 £150 -42.85% 3
Bristol -16 11 £463 +23.33% 23
Gloucestershire -8 5 - - 5
Dorset - 3 £225 - 6
Wiltshire -4 2 £400 +33.33% 8
Somerset - - - - 9
Cornwall - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 52 (77.61%) Degree
2 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.85%) Mathematics
5 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
7 14 (20.90%) C++
8 13 (19.40%) HTML
8 13 (19.40%) SQL
8 13 (19.40%) Project Management
9 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.93%) C#
11 9 (13.43%) CSS
11 9 (13.43%) Finance
12 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
12 8 (11.94%) Summit
12 8 (11.94%) Middleware
12 8 (11.94%) ISO 14001
12 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
12 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (11.94%) SOA
12 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
12 8 (11.94%) ISEB
12 8 (11.94%) HTML5
13 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
13 7 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (10.45%) Information Management
13 7 (10.45%) Spring
13 7 (10.45%) Local Government

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (8.96%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.97%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.48%) Liferay
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Summit
2 1 (1.49%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) Multicast
4 3 (4.48%) Network Security
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
5 2 (2.99%) DMZ
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.49%) DLNA
6 1 (1.49%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) DVB
6 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Subversion
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.97%) Spock
2 4 (5.97%) Maven
2 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.99%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.49%) PVCS
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Local Government
3 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Military
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Graphics Programmer
6 4 (5.97%) Programmer
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Graduate
7 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Junior
8 2 (2.99%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 9 (13.43%) CSS
3 8 (11.94%) Middleware
3 8 (11.94%) HTML5
4 7 (10.45%) Spring
4 7 (10.45%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.97%) OpenGL
6 4 (5.97%) DirectX
6 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 4 (5.97%) CSS3
6 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.97%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (5.97%) RESTful
6 4 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.48%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.99%) WCF
8 2 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.45%) Physics
3 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.96%) RIA
5 4 (5.97%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (5.97%) Linked Data
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.48%) Biometrics
7 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.49%) DTV
8 1 (1.49%) GIS
8 1 (1.49%) MPEG
8 1 (1.49%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) UNIX
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
4 8 (11.94%) SOA
5 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.45%) BPR
5 7 (10.45%) CRM
5 7 (10.45%) Workflow
5 7 (10.45%) Information Management
5 7 (10.45%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) MVC
6 6 (8.96%) Bayesian Methods
6 6 (8.96%) Line Management
7 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) Validation
8 4 (5.97%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.97%) BDD
8 4 (5.97%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) C++
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 10 (14.93%) C#
6 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.96%) C
8 5 (7.46%) Python
9 4 (5.97%) Groovy
9 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) R
11 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.49%) Ruby
11 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.49%) VC++
11 1 (1.49%) Perl
11 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (77.61%) Degree
2 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) ISEB
5 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
7 2 (2.99%) CCNP
7 2 (2.99%) CISM
7 2 (2.99%) CCSA
7 2 (2.99%) CCSE
8 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) CWNA
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) PhD
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
1 8 (11.94%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco
2 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) ESRI
4 1 (1.49%) Sun
4 1 (1.49%) Dell
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) CA
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