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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 110 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.73% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 2.69% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 12
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£413 £308 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% +28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +5.42%
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
756 892 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.68% 26.99% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 521 312
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 £250 £246 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 48
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Bristol +9 14 £463 +23.33% 21
Devon 0 5 £150 -50.00% 4
Wiltshire -4 3 £350 +22.80% 10
Gloucestershire -10 2 - - 10
Dorset - 2 £530 - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 6
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (78.95%) Degree
2 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.56%) Java
6 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
7 10 (17.54%) C#
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.79%) Project Management
8 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
9 8 (14.04%) ISO 14001
9 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
9 8 (14.04%) MVC
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) Summit
9 8 (14.04%) .NET
9 8 (14.04%) ISO 9001
10 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.28%) SOA
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) C++
10 7 (12.28%) HTML
10 7 (12.28%) Middleware
11 6 (10.53%) BPR
11 6 (10.53%) Workflow
11 6 (10.53%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) CSS
11 6 (10.53%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) Liferay
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Summit
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) VPN
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
4 2 (3.51%) Multicast
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.75%) LTE
5 1 (1.75%) 4G
5 1 (1.75%) DLNA
5 1 (1.75%) 2G
5 1 (1.75%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) DVB
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) DMZ
5 1 (1.75%) UMTS
5 1 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) EDRMS
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) IntelliJ
2 4 (7.02%) Maven
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Spock
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Toad
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Local Government
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Graduate
6 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Junior
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.28%) Middleware
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) Spring
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (7.02%) RESTful
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.02%) Apache Camel
5 4 (7.02%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (3.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (3.51%) CSS3
7 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.51%) DirectX
7 2 (3.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.53%) RIA
3 6 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.02%) Linked Data
6 2 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (1.75%) Clustering
7 1 (1.75%) CESG
7 1 (1.75%) STB
7 1 (1.75%) MPEG
7 1 (1.75%) iDTV
7 1 (1.75%) DTV
7 1 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (1.75%) iPhone
7 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (15.79%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) MVC
4 7 (12.28%) SOA
5 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) BPR
5 6 (10.53%) Workflow
5 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.53%) Information Management
5 6 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (10.53%) Line Management
6 5 (8.77%) BDD
6 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) Scrum
7 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) Groovy
6 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (78.95%) Degree
2 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) ISEB
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) CISSP
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CISM
8 1 (1.75%) CWNA
8 1 (1.75%) CCSA
8 1 (1.75%) GCIA
8 1 (1.75%) GCIH
8 1 (1.75%) CCSE
8 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) MCITP
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.75%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) PhD
8 1 (1.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) ISO 9001
1 8 (14.04%) ISO 14001
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) ESRI
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) Juniper
4 1 (1.75%) CA
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Mapinfo
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