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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 117 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 30 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.86% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 3.65% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £221 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.92% -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -40.00%
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
810 520 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.55% 23.56% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 314 338
Average daily rate £390 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 62
Average hourly rate £35.70 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.04% -42.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.75 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 November 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 November 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
Wiltshire -11 10 £400 +81.40% 5
Devon - 10 £424 - 3
Bristol -22 7 £413 +10.00% 23
Dorset - 2 - - 8
Gloucestershire -16 1 - - 7
Somerset - - - - 7
Cornwall - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 50 (86.21%) Degree
2 26 (44.83%) Java
3 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.76%) Mathematics
5 17 (29.31%) SQL
6 16 (27.59%) HTML
7 15 (25.86%) C++
7 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
8 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.69%) C#
10 11 (18.97%) CSS
11 10 (17.24%) Linux
11 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 9 (15.52%) jQuery
12 9 (15.52%) MySQL
13 8 (13.79%) PHP
13 8 (13.79%) .NET
13 8 (13.79%) C
13 8 (13.79%) Project Management
13 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
14 7 (12.07%) HTML5
14 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
15 6 (10.34%) Internet
15 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
15 6 (10.34%) Web Services
15 6 (10.34%) Scrum
15 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
15 6 (10.34%) Bayesian Methods

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (10.34%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.72%) Lync
3 1 (1.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Summit
2 4 (6.90%) Magento
2 4 (6.90%) Shopify
3 1 (1.72%) Changepoint
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) Multicast
3 2 (3.45%) DMZ
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Network Security
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.72%) DLNA
4 1 (1.72%) DVB
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.90%) Hazelcast
4 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) PVCS
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Electronics
2 4 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Military
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Architect
3 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
3 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (6.90%) Programmer
3 4 (6.90%) Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (6.90%) Designer
3 4 (6.90%) Graphics Programmer
4 3 (5.17%) Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) DBA
4 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) CSS
3 9 (15.52%) jQuery
4 8 (13.79%) .NET
5 7 (12.07%) HTML5
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.34%) Web Services
6 6 (10.34%) REST
6 6 (10.34%) RESTful
7 5 (8.62%) Spring
7 5 (8.62%) Ajax
8 4 (6.90%) OpenGL
8 4 (6.90%) DirectX
8 4 (6.90%) Middleware
8 4 (6.90%) XML
8 4 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (5.17%) CSS3
9 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.34%) Physics
4 5 (8.62%) RIA
5 4 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (6.90%) Open Source
6 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
6 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.17%) Biometrics
7 2 (3.45%) STB
7 2 (3.45%) DTV
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.72%) Statistics
8 1 (1.72%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.72%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.17%) CentOS
4 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.34%) Scrum
3 6 (10.34%) Bayesian Methods
4 5 (8.62%) Line Management
5 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Game Development
6 3 (5.17%) Time Management
6 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (5.17%) Validation
6 3 (5.17%) Information Management
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Workflow
6 3 (5.17%) TDD
6 3 (5.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 15 (25.86%) C++
5 12 (20.69%) C#
6 8 (13.79%) PHP
6 8 (13.79%) C
6 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.62%) Python
8 4 (6.90%) PHP5
9 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.45%) Perl
10 2 (3.45%) R
11 1 (1.72%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) VC++
11 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 50 (86.21%) Degree
2 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) ISEB
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) HNC
5 2 (3.45%) HND
5 2 (3.45%) CCSE
5 2 (3.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO 14001
1 5 (8.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
1 4 (6.90%) Zend
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.72%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
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