The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 66 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% - 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.60% - 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+119.35% -59.21%
Computer Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
250 125 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.43% 22.64% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 68 79
Average daily rate £359 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £216 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.85 £14.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.79% -73.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.51 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.88 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 9 £350 - 10
Mid Wales - - - - 1
West Wales - - - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (30.00%) PMI
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
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