Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 95 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.97% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 2.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Bristol median daily rate £158 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.72% +12.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £103 £299 £321
90th Percentile £445 £552 £413
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £11.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.50 £41.12
% change year-on-year -3.18% +3.36% +6.12%

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 519 540 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.49% 31.97% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 418 372
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £201 £237 £213
90th Percentile £538 £564 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 16
Bristol median hourly rate £16.25 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.67% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £57.63 £46.70 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +20.00%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Bristol

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Bristol

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Bristol

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Bristol

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Facilities Management
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security Management
6 5 (26.32%) Security Management
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (26.32%) System Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ISMS
7 4 (21.05%) Blue Prism
7 4 (21.05%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) VBA
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.53%) NAS
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) NuGet
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
2 6 (31.58%) Facilities Management
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) ISMS
3 5 (26.32%) Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Physics
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Blue Prism
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com