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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 65 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.47% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 1.80% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 211 222 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.77% 26.15% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 175 168
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Median hourly rate £28.07 £32.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.61 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 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 27 June 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 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Facilities Management
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Alfresco
4 3 (21.43%) ISMS
4 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Puppet
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Alfresco
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) NuGet
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) COM+
3 1 (7.14%) DCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) Animation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Facilities Management
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) BPR
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) ISMS
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
1 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) arcserve
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft