The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.37% 1.40% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 5.26% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£345 £380 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 95 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.56% 26.54% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 44
Average daily rate £475 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 19
Average hourly rate £18.13 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £22.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £76.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Southampton region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Southampton region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Video Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Drupal
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) WordPress
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) YAML
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
1 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) YAML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Video Processing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft