The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.39% 1.37% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.15% 6.19% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £261 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -39.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
Computer Science
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
194 113 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.98% 22.07% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 78 113
Average daily rate £438 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.39% -48.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.81 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Wiltshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Wiltshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Salisbury -5 5 £400 +81.81%
Swindon - 1 - - 5
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 3
Corsham - - - -
Devizes - - - -
Marlborough - - - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
3 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (40.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) GlassFish
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) ArcGIS
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Validation
8 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
8 2 (13.33%) Military
8 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Ajax
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (13.33%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XHTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (40.00%) Physics
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (6.67%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Markov Chain
3 2 (13.33%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) R
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco