The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Devon
Rank 31 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.28% 3.06% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.52% 13.64% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £433 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +232.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 Devon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 63 44 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 23.95% 22.45% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 38
Median daily rate £388 £336 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.24% +47.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +63.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Devon

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Devon

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Plymouth - 3 - - 3
Exeter -14 2 - - 3
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Devon region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (50.00%) CMMI
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) ISO19770
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
4 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
4 1 (16.67%) Dojo
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) QGIS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Asset and Configuration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) Dojo
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CMMI
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) ISO19770
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mapbox
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com