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 22 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 / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.20% 6.44% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 23.44% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -20.93% +39.83%  

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 83 64 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 25.00% 27.47% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 23
Median daily rate £365 £363 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +34.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.42% +53.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 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
Exeter -12 4 £400 -5.88% 2
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Devon region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (30.00%) CMMI
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Dojo
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) JRuby
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Asset and Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) Dojo
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) JRuby
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) JPA
2 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CMMI
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) EAI
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Mapbox
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
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