The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 April 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 / Dorset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.04% 0.38% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 1.25% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -53.12% +29.03%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 26 80 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 27.08% 30.08% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 18
Median daily rate £425 £419 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +17.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Median hourly rate £10.98 £21.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.71% -34.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £8.75 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £41.20 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Dorset

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Dorset

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bournemouth +9 1 - -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC