The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 23 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.70% 1.06% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 4.08% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £381 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.08% +6.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 40 49 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 29.63% 25.93% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 41
Median daily rate £313 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Brighton

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Brighton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) JMeter
6 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) EAI
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Coverity
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Veracode