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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 108 85 113
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 31 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.45% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 6.20% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 7
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£375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £271 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
814 581 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.90% 23.33% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 357 338
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 68
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -45.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.98 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 13 £450 -
Bristol -22 7 £413 +10.00% 21
Gloucestershire -12 4 - - 10
Dorset - 3 £225 - 11
Wiltshire -10 2 £500 +106.61% 5
Somerset - - - - 4
Cornwall - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 53 (79.10%) Degree
2 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
3 25 (37.31%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 24 (35.82%) Mathematics
5 19 (28.36%) C++
6 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.39%) C#
9 14 (20.90%) HTML
9 14 (20.90%) SQL
10 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
11 10 (14.93%) .NET
11 10 (14.93%) CSS
12 9 (13.43%) Project Management
13 8 (11.94%) ISO 14001
13 8 (11.94%) Summit
13 8 (11.94%) C
13 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
13 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
14 7 (10.45%) ISEB
14 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
14 7 (10.45%) Subversion
14 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
14 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
14 7 (10.45%) Physics
14 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
14 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (8.96%) Bayesian Methods
15 6 (8.96%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (2.99%) Liferay
4 1 (1.49%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.49%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Summit
2 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.49%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Multicast
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.99%) DMZ
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) DVB
5 1 (1.49%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) Maven
3 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) Spock
4 2 (2.99%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.49%) PVCS
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
1 6 (8.96%) Games
2 4 (5.97%) Local Government
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Graphics Programmer
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Programmer
4 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) HTML
2 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) CSS
3 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (8.96%) HTML5
4 6 (8.96%) jQuery
4 6 (8.96%) Spring
4 6 (8.96%) OpenGL
4 6 (8.96%) DirectX
5 5 (7.46%) Middleware
5 5 (7.46%) Ajax
5 5 (7.46%) RESTful
6 4 (5.97%) REST
6 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 3 (4.48%) SOAP
7 3 (4.48%) XML
7 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Physics
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) RIA
3 6 (8.96%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (5.97%) Open Source
4 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.48%) Biometrics
5 3 (4.48%) Linked Data
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.99%) STB
7 1 (1.49%) MPEG
7 1 (1.49%) iDTV
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) CESG
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Android
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.43%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.96%) Bayesian Methods
5 6 (8.96%) Line Management
5 6 (8.96%) Game Development
5 6 (8.96%) CRM
6 5 (7.46%) SOA
7 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Information Management
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) MVC
7 4 (5.97%) Workflow
7 4 (5.97%) BPR
7 4 (5.97%) Validation
7 4 (5.97%) Scrum
7 4 (5.97%) TDD
7 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Java
1 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.36%) C++
3 15 (22.39%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 8 (11.94%) C
6 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.97%) Python
7 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.48%) Groovy
9 2 (2.99%) R
9 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (1.49%) VC++
10 1 (1.49%) PHP5
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (79.10%) Degree
2 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CISM
7 2 (2.99%) CCSA
7 2 (2.99%) CCSE
7 2 (2.99%) HNC
7 2 (2.99%) HND
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
7 2 (2.99%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) PhD
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.49%) CWNA
8 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO 14001
1 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) Juniper
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.49%) ESRI
5 1 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
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