Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 38 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.28% 0.58% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.87% 2.20% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Dorset median daily rate £200 £364 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.02% - -
South West median daily rate £310 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -24.39% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 - £37.50
10th Percentile £39.23 - £33.75
90th Percentile £48.75 - £41.25
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £45.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year -8.56% +15.02% +0.97%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 101 91 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 33.22% 26.61% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 47
Dorset median daily rate £388 £339 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +7.54% -7.01%
10th Percentile £180 £258 £168
90th Percentile £519 £450 £543
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 26
Dorset median hourly rate £32.75 £22.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.86% -41.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.70 £17.10 £19.60
90th Percentile £48.75 £27.62 £44.00
South West median hourly rate £32.25 £28.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +15.18% -25.33% +44.23%

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 21 January 2018. 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 - 5 - -
Bournemouth -5 1 £200 -38.93% 6
Wimborne - 1 - -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) OO
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) NetBeans
4 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
4 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
6 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) UML
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Acoustics
8 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
8 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
8 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
8 2 (15.38%) Line Management
8 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
8 2 (15.38%) PCoIP
8 2 (15.38%) Packer
8 2 (15.38%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) PCoIP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
1 7 (53.85%) NetBeans
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C++/Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Acoustics
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OO
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
3 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 5 (38.46%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Physics
4 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Packer
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLink