The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 42 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.85% 2.39% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 5.96% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +22.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 151 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.46% 40.16% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 86
Median daily rate £434 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £257 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) JBehave
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) SDET
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Ant
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) JBehave
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
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