Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 46 37
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.72% 0.20% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.25% 0.64% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Dorset median daily rate £325 - £530
10th Percentile £313 - £515
90th Percentile £418 - £545
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Dorset median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.24
South West median hourly rate £17.75 £37.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year -52.67% -9.07% -76.43%

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 83 156 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 35.62% 31.01% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 100 58
Dorset median daily rate £421 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £266 £185 £120
90th Percentile £486 £539 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 18
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% +11.43% +118.75%
10th Percentile £10.64 £9.31 £24.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.55 £41.24
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +4.17% +108.70%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 6 £325 - 1
Bournemouth +15 3 - -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) Data Extraction
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) NetBeans
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) React
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
5 3 (27.27%) Fintech
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) W3C
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Ada

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) NetBeans
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
3 3 (27.27%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 1 (9.09%) Firmware Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) CSS3
1 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) React
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fintech
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
1 3 (27.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) VMS
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Extraction
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
3 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Ada
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Packer