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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 86 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 31 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.03% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 3.80% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £268 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £494 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.07 £31.88 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £30.54 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.37 £33.22 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +53.22%
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
657 684 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.42% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 329 286
Average daily rate £384 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 39
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Warwickshire +4 11 £400 -19.19% 3
Birmingham -2 5 £450 +60.71% 14
Staffordshire - 4 £420 - 4
Coventry - 3 £100 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £180 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (97.96%) Degree
2 22 (44.90%) Finance
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) .NET
7 11 (22.45%) Migration
8 10 (20.41%) Data Migration
8 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
9 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
10 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
10 8 (16.33%) C#
10 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
10 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
10 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.29%) Analytics
11 7 (14.29%) Project Management
11 7 (14.29%) ETL
12 6 (12.24%) IBM
12 6 (12.24%) C++
12 6 (12.24%) Automotive
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
13 5 (10.20%) Information Management
13 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
13 5 (10.20%) IBM InfoSphere

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.12%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) SPSS
4 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) TargetLink
5 1 (2.04%) Simulink
5 1 (2.04%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) DataStage
5 5 (10.20%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.16%) Big Data
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.04%) MySQL
9 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
9 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) CANoe
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Automotive
3 5 (10.20%) Games
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Electronics
6 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (2.04%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (6.12%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (6.12%) Junior
4 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.12%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) WinForms
3 3 (6.12%) Ajax
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) XSLT
4 2 (4.08%) DHTML
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) Cocoa
4 2 (4.08%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.12%) Physics
4 3 (6.12%) Online Games
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) SCADA
5 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.08%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.04%) Animation
6 1 (2.04%) GIS
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (2.04%) Telematics
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.04%) Tizen
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) Data Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
4 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) ETL
5 7 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.20%) Information Management
7 5 (10.20%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.20%) Open Source
8 4 (8.16%) Time Management
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) C++
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.20%) VB
4 5 (10.20%) R
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
5 4 (8.16%) C
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VB6
6 3 (6.12%) VBA
7 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 48 (97.96%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) PhD
2 2 (4.08%) CCIE
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) CCDP
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CISA
2 2 (4.08%) CISM
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Talend
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) BT
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) MathWorks
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) MKS
6 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
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