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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 107 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.04% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 3.80% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Average daily rate £370 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £339 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £30.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
703 606 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.55% 27.43% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 335 315
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £37.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Birmingham -3 4 £550 +100.00% 6
Coventry -5 4 £300 +20.00% 3
Staffordshire -4 3 £370 +17.11% 1
Warwickshire -7 1 - - 6
Solihull - 1 £650 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £416 - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) VB
5 13 (39.39%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 11 (33.33%) Project Management
8 10 (30.30%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) C#
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) SOA
10 8 (24.24%) Web Services
10 8 (24.24%) XML
10 8 (24.24%) CRM
10 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
10 8 (24.24%) Service Management
10 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
10 8 (24.24%) HTML5
10 8 (24.24%) Analytics
11 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
11 7 (21.21%) REST
11 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (21.21%) XPath
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (21.21%) DTS
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL
11 7 (21.21%) SOAP
11 7 (21.21%) EAI

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Simulink
3 1 (3.03%) SPSS
3 1 (3.03%) Stateflow
3 1 (3.03%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) FlexRay
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) DTS
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
1 4 (12.12%) JUnit
1 4 (12.12%) Maven
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Applications Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) IP Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SPSS Modeller
7 1 (3.03%) Statistical Modeller
7 1 (3.03%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) HTML5
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) EDI
4 7 (21.21%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) SOAP
5 6 (18.18%) WinForms
6 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) JSP
7 4 (12.12%) Servlets
7 4 (12.12%) Spring
7 4 (12.12%) Struts
8 2 (6.06%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) JDBC
9 1 (3.03%) Lucene
9 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Online Games
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.06%) FMCG
5 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.03%) Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) Linked Data
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 8 (24.24%) Analytics
3 8 (24.24%) CRM
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) EAI
4 7 (21.21%) ERP
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
8 2 (6.06%) BPR
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) VB
3 9 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) XPath
5 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.18%) VB6
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO26262
1 1 (3.03%) MISRA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Sun
3 3 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) MathWorks
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
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