The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.92% 1.05% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 3.03% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.31% +46.15%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 27.52% 34.74% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 8
Average daily rate £400 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £180 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 - £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 - £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Redditch - 1 - -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) MKS
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CANoe

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) CANoe
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) MKS
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu