The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 106 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 20 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 2.44% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate
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£316 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £295 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £488 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.07 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.49% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.19 £32.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -21.87%
Computer Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
688 615 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 26.62% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 288 184
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Staffordshire -1 6 £379 +2.36%
Warwickshire +3 5 £425 - 6
Birmingham -8 3 £388 +31.35% 15
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Worcestershire +4 1 - - 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) .NET
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
8 8 (18.60%) Java
8 8 (18.60%) Open Source
9 7 (16.28%) Resource Management
9 7 (16.28%) SDLC
9 7 (16.28%) HTML
9 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
9 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.28%) Automotive
10 6 (13.95%) Electronics
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) CSS
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle
10 6 (13.95%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (11.63%) Time Management
11 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
11 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
11 5 (11.63%) C#
11 5 (11.63%) XSLT

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
4 1 (2.33%) Simulink
4 1 (2.33%) Stateflow
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.65%) Big Data
6 2 (4.65%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.33%) DataStage
7 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.33%) ERwin
4 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.33%) CANoe
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Automotive
3 6 (13.95%) Electronics
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Banking
6 2 (4.65%) Billing
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (2.33%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
2 5 (11.63%) Development Team Leader
2 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Software Development Team Leader
2 5 (11.63%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
4 3 (6.98%) UI Programmer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Scientist
4 3 (6.98%) Server Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) XML
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) XSLT
5 4 (9.30%) DHTML
5 4 (9.30%) Spring
5 4 (9.30%) Ajax
5 4 (9.30%) jQuery
6 3 (6.98%) WinForms
6 3 (6.98%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) SOAP
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Graphic Design
3 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.98%) Telematics
5 2 (4.65%) Health Informatics
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Informatics
6 1 (2.33%) Mechatronics
6 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Tizen
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
2 8 (18.60%) Open Source
3 7 (16.28%) SDLC
3 7 (16.28%) Resource Management
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Time Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.30%) ETL
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) VBScript
5 4 (9.30%) C
5 4 (9.30%) R
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCITP
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Terminal Server
1 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Google
4 3 (6.98%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) Cerner
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Talend
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.33%) Pega
6 1 (2.33%) MathWorks
6 1 (2.33%) MKS
6 1 (2.33%) Perforce
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