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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.61% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 1.72% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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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
77 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.40% 20.14% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 32
Average daily rate £350 £311 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £377 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.80 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) TeamSite
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) DVB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) TeamSite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND