The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 36 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.37% 1.99% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 Coventry with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 114 80 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 31.32% 22.73% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 39
Median daily rate £445 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.65% +31.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £286 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.01 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Coventry

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Coventry

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Rockwell
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Wonderware
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (11.11%) ArchestrA
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Support
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Express
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Rockwell
2 1 (11.11%) Wonderware