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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 42 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.90% 2.65% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 11
Median daily rate £313 £348 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +26.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £30.07
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 - £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +74.27%

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
609 642 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.39% 24.78% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 382 318
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -49.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £31.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +12 15 £313 -43.18% 4
Warwickshire +11 15 £375 - 2
Coventry -10 5 £515 +64.80% 1
Shropshire - 2 £350 -
Worcestershire - 2 £225 - 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 59 (92.19%) Degree
2 20 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 19 (29.69%) Electronics
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.44%) Migration
5 15 (23.44%) Network Security
6 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
7 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
7 13 (20.31%) Oracle
7 13 (20.31%) ITIL
8 10 (15.63%) Linux
8 10 (15.63%) Java
8 10 (15.63%) Project Management
8 10 (15.63%) Finance
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.06%) HTML
10 8 (12.50%) Unix
10 8 (12.50%) Windows
10 8 (12.50%) CSS
10 8 (12.50%) Python
10 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.50%) IBM
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
11 7 (10.94%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (10.94%) HP
11 7 (10.94%) Change Management
11 7 (10.94%) XML

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 4 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) JBoss
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) ArchestrA
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) MindAlign
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) Network Security
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) WLAN
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) 802.11
5 2 (3.13%) ATM
5 2 (3.13%) BGP
5 2 (3.13%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.13%) Frame Relay
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) MPLS
5 2 (3.13%) OSPF
5 2 (3.13%) PPP
5 2 (3.13%) RIP
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Big Data
1 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) DB2
3 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) Power BI
4 2 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.69%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 19 (29.69%) Electronics
3 10 (15.63%) Finance
4 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.38%) Marketing
5 5 (7.81%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Advertising
7 2 (3.13%) Automotive
7 2 (3.13%) Legal
8 1 (1.56%) Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Storage Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
3 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.94%) XML
4 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.81%) Java EE
5 5 (7.81%) jQuery
6 4 (6.25%) React
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.69%) JPA
7 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.69%) LINQ
7 3 (4.69%) Polymer
8 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.13%) Spring
8 2 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
3 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.69%) CLARiiON
5 3 (4.69%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) PMI
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Unix
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Debian
3 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Migration
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) Project Management
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) Change Management
6 7 (10.94%) Escalation Management
6 7 (10.94%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 6 (9.38%) Presales
7 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.81%) OO
8 5 (7.81%) Service Management
8 5 (7.81%) SOA
8 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) Java
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) R
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (92.19%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) CCDA
5 2 (3.13%) CCDP
5 2 (3.13%) CCIE
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
5 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PhD
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.56%) Basel II
4 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.69%) SRDF
2 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Kibana
2 1 (1.56%) logstash
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 7 (10.94%) HP
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 6 (9.38%) VMware
6 5 (7.81%) Dell
6 5 (7.81%) Veritas
7 4 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.69%) Informatica
8 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
8 3 (4.69%) Teradata
9 2 (3.13%) Ab Initio
9 2 (3.13%) AirMagnet
9 2 (3.13%) Brocade
9 2 (3.13%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) Citrix
9 2 (3.13%) Tableau
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago