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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 84 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 23 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.67% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 2.78% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
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£275 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £346 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 15
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
567 503 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 24.14% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 289 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 61
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Warwickshire - 10 £550 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £275 - 16
Staffordshire +7 1 - -
Coventry +1 1 £250 -16.66%
Herefordshire - 1 £390 -
Shropshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 3
Walsall - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (95.24%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
4 10 (23.81%) XML
4 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (21.43%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) SAP
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.29%) IBM
8 6 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) Internet
8 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (14.29%) Spring
8 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (11.90%) Big Data
9 5 (11.90%) CITP
9 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
9 5 (11.90%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Informatica
9 5 (11.90%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) 2G
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) Packet Switching
4 1 (2.38%) SMS
4 1 (2.38%) UMTS
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
3 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.52%) MarkLogic
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQLite
6 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.38%) OLTP
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.38%) ERwin
3 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Toad
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Publishing
2 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (9.52%) UI Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Graduate
5 2 (4.76%) Chief Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Information Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Chief Technical Architect
6 1 (2.38%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.38%) ETL Architect
6 1 (2.38%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
5 4 (9.52%) J2EE
5 4 (9.52%) XSLT
5 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (7.14%) DHTML
7 2 (4.76%) Middleware
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (2.38%) JFreeChart
8 1 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.38%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.38%) OSGi
8 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.52%) Physics
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.14%) Open Source
4 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.76%) Telematics
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) Mechatronics
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) Analytics
4 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Workflow
5 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) MVC
6 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
5 3 (7.14%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (95.24%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) CITP
2 5 (11.90%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) PhD
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (14.29%) IBM
5 5 (11.90%) Informatica
6 4 (9.52%) Apple
6 4 (9.52%) Google
6 4 (9.52%) Netezza
6 4 (9.52%) Splunk
7 2 (4.76%) CA
8 1 (2.38%) RightScale
8 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.38%) Talend
8 1 (2.38%) Pega
8 1 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Adobe
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
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