The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Computer Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Scientist
Rank - 632 623
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Computer Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Computer Scientist in the job title.

Computer Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Scientist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Scientist within the UK.

Computer Scientist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Computer Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Computer Scientist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD