The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wiltshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.90% 0.52% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% 2.04% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£305 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £430 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
113 147 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.04% 25.30% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 61
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -58.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Computer Science
South West

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 22 July 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
(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
Swindon +2 1 - - 6
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (87.50%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) Python
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) Visualisation
4 10 (62.50%) REST
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Web 2.0
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
6 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Big Data
7 4 (25.00%) GIS
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) IBM
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (6.25%) DTV
9 1 (6.25%) Linux
9 1 (6.25%) OOP
9 1 (6.25%) OO
9 1 (6.25%) Perl
9 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) VBScript
9 1 (6.25%) VB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Scientist
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) iPad Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
1 10 (62.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (31.25%) Web 2.0
3 4 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
1 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
2 1 (6.25%) OOP
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP