The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Scientist role 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 Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Scientist
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Contract jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Computer Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Scientist in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Computer Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Computer Scientist
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Computer Scientist in their job title 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 with Computer Scientist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Computer Scientist in their job title 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 with Computer Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared