Period
to 17 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.60% 0.47% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.66% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £550 £600 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +66.67% +32.11%
10th Percentile £475 £555 £355
90th Percentile £625 £645 £365
East of England median daily rate £365 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -11.52% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.70% -19.33%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 246 181 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.77% 28.33% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 117 102
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £201
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 18
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £28.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.92% +24.02% +31.43%
10th Percentile £10.61 £15.01 £11.55
90th Percentile £31.80 £41.74 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £25.60
% change year-on-year +6.38% -8.19% +4.47%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 3 £550 - 1
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) PhD
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Data Scientist
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cloudera