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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.36% 0.72% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 2.65% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £383 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.44 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -10.17%
Computer Science
Hampshire

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
68 113 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.82% 27.23% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 81 96
Median daily rate £386 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £270 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +49.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree