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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 85 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 25 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 2.70% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £33.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
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
625 518 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 23.97% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 287 200
Average daily rate £360 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -12.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 12 £550 - 3
Birmingham -3 4 £275 - 5
Coventry -3 1 £250 -16.66%
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 6
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) HTML
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) Finance
5 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (21.43%) SAP
6 9 (21.43%) XML
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) CSS
7 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 6 (14.29%) IBM
9 6 (14.29%) Banking
9 6 (14.29%) Big Data
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
10 5 (11.90%) Spring
10 5 (11.90%) CITP
10 5 (11.90%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (11.90%) Automotive
10 5 (11.90%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2010
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) S-PLUS
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
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%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (2.38%) 2G
4 1 (2.38%) IMAP
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Big Data
3 4 (9.52%) MarkLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) OLTP
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.76%) SQLite
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Toad
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.38%) ERwin
3 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Automotive
4 4 (9.52%) Publishing
5 2 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
3 4 (9.52%) UI Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Graduate
5 2 (4.76%) Information Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Chief Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 9 (21.43%) XML
3 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 5 (11.90%) Spring
5 4 (9.52%) J2EE
5 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
6 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (4.76%) DHTML
7 2 (4.76%) XSLT
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (4.76%) Middleware
7 2 (4.76%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.38%) REST
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) Vaadin
8 1 (2.38%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (2.38%) UIKit
8 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) Physics
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.38%) SCADA
7 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.38%) Social Media
7 1 (2.38%) Telematics
7 1 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (14.29%) OO
2 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (14.29%) Analytics
3 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
4 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Use Case
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
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%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.38%) PhD
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Informatica
4 4 (9.52%) Google
4 4 (9.52%) Netezza
4 4 (9.52%) Splunk
5 3 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.38%) Pega
7 1 (2.38%) RightScale
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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