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 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)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.41% 1.70% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 6.86% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £441 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -15.69% +38.70%  

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 71 102 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 29.22% 24.76% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 46
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £30.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Coventry

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

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Wonderware
6 1 (16.67%) SCADA
6 1 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Rockwell
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) ArchestrA
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) ERP
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) ArchestrA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Rockwell
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Wonderware