The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 51 50
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.27% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
167 132 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.36% 23.53% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 73 61
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.75 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £16.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Computer Science
UK

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 31 July 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
North Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
Mid Wales - - - - 4
West Wales - - - - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CEH