The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 0.89% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.44% +3.03%
Computer Science
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 26.79% 11.22% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Average daily rate £315 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +46.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Pembrokeshire - - - - 1
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) VXML
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) VXML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya