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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 66 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 0.79% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.84% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £231 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -12.67%
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
162 211 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.16% 27.69% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 126 74
Average daily rate £350 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.18 £21.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Wales +13 1 £450 -
South Wales -12 1 £263 -25.00% 8
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) PostGIS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Graduate
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) PostGIS
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow