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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.74% 1.59% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 5.88% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Median daily rate £320 £324 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £322 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
238 187 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.38% 26.98% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 132 126
Median daily rate £350 £357 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.63 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +5.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £10.83 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.27 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 4 £260 -19.69% 5
West Wales - 1 £400 - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
1 3 (33.33%) ReactiveX
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (22.22%) Informatics
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) HPCC
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) ReactiveX
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
3 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Zend
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