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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 109 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 23 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.98% 2.11% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £325 £418 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £590 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
771 712 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.19% 27.66% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 409 377
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 60
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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
Shropshire - 6 £330 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £250 -40.47% 6
Coventry -11 3 £318 +217.50% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £260 - 2
Birmingham -19 1 - - 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 60 (95.24%) Degree
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
5 24 (38.10%) .NET
5 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 23 (36.51%) C#
7 17 (26.98%) UML
8 16 (25.40%) HTML
8 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
9 15 (23.81%) V-Model
9 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
11 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.46%) CSS
12 11 (17.46%) Python
13 9 (14.29%) Windows
13 9 (14.29%) XML
13 9 (14.29%) Java
14 8 (12.70%) Oracle
15 7 (11.11%) C++
15 7 (11.11%) Scrum
15 7 (11.11%) Marketing
15 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
15 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
16 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
16 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
16 6 (9.52%) MVC
16 6 (9.52%) Finance

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) MindAlign
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) IMAP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.59%) Profibus
2 1 (1.59%) S/MIME
2 1 (1.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) QlikView
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Ant
5 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.17%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.17%) JUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Toad
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.11%) Marketing
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Automotive
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Local Government
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
2 14 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 11 (17.46%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (15.87%) .NET Software Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Service Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Lead C# Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
2 16 (25.40%) HTML
3 11 (17.46%) CSS
4 9 (14.29%) XML
5 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.94%) Java EE
7 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 4 (6.35%) JSP
7 4 (6.35%) React
7 4 (6.35%) Servlets
7 4 (6.35%) Spring
7 4 (6.35%) Web Services
8 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.76%) HTML5
8 3 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.76%) Polymer
9 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.35%) Statistics
4 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Physics
5 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 2 (3.17%) Telematics
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 3 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.76%) Debian
4 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.98%) UML
4 15 (23.81%) V-Model
5 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.52%) MVC
8 5 (7.94%) Analytics
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) OO
8 5 (7.94%) Service Management
9 4 (6.35%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) Product Management
9 4 (6.35%) Web Analytics
10 3 (4.76%) ETL
10 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) SQL
2 23 (36.51%) C#
3 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) Java
6 7 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) R
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 60 (95.24%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.17%) MCTS
3 2 (3.17%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PhD
3 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Tableau
4 2 (3.17%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) Coverity
5 1 (1.59%) Proofpoint
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