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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 126 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 2.81% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 16
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £280 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
742 998 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.59% 31.27% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 655 538
Median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 52 51
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.53 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +9 7 £425 +47.82% 12
Wiltshire -1 5 £381 -1.61% 5
Gloucestershire 0 3 £350 - 15
Dorset -2 1 £400 - 8
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (88.89%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (22.22%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) Python
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
7 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
8 6 (16.67%) Open Source
8 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) UML
8 6 (16.67%) CSS
8 6 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) ISEB
9 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (13.89%) Data Management
9 5 (13.89%) Spring
9 5 (13.89%) Maven
9 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) BGP
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) IPsec
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
1 1 (2.78%) OSPF
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) GIS
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.78%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) JBehave
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Avionics
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
4 2 (5.56%) DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Information Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) CSS
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) Spring
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) LINQ
3 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.56%) WebSockets
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.78%) Dojo
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Native
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.56%) Statistics
5 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.78%) iPad
6 1 (2.78%) Neural Network
6 1 (2.78%) Ontologies
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (2.78%) Verilog
6 1 (2.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 6 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 3 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (88.89%) Degree
2 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) ISEB
5 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PhD
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PMP
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SDET
2 1 (2.78%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.78%) Altera
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.78%) ESRI
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook
4 1 (2.78%) i2
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Intel
4 1 (2.78%) RedGate
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Xilinx
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