Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 118 92
Rank change year-on-year +49 -26 +30
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 79 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.64% 1.01% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.01% 3.73% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 17 25
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -7.53% -14.12%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £300
90th Percentile £566 £435 £478
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.15 - -
England median hourly rate £41.15 £35.00 £34.20
% change year-on-year +17.57% +2.34% +19.21%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 789 859 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.34% 27.10% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 549 519
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £213
90th Percentile £550 £553 £513
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 54
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +24.57% -0.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.36 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.75 £60.00 £36.80
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.23% +4.10% +14.29%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in the East Midlands

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire +39 48 £463 +2.78% 16
Northamptonshire +25 13 £525 +61.54% 8
Derbyshire +10 10 £313 -16.67% 11
Leicestershire -11 3 - - 9
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 62 (78.48%) Degree
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.18%) DevOps
4 26 (32.91%) Windows
4 26 (32.91%) Linux
5 25 (31.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (31.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (25.32%) Configuration Management
7 19 (24.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
7 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
7 19 (24.05%) Information Security
7 19 (24.05%) HIPAA
7 19 (24.05%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (21.52%) Actionable Recommendations
9 16 (20.25%) Life Science
9 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (18.99%) Java
11 14 (17.72%) Finance
12 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (13.92%) PaaS
14 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
14 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.66%) Scrum
14 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.39%) Project Management
15 9 (11.39%) C#
15 9 (11.39%) SQL
15 9 (11.39%) TDD
15 9 (11.39%) Subversion

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.92%) PaaS
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.33%) IaaS
4 5 (6.33%) SaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.80%) Big Data
3 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.80%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Subversion
3 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.33%) Burp Suite
5 5 (6.33%) Selenium
5 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.80%) FishEye
6 3 (3.80%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.80%) VersionOne
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Bower
7 2 (2.53%) gulp
7 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.53%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.53%) webpack
7 2 (2.53%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.86%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Automotive
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Architect
2 22 (27.85%) Azure Architect
3 17 (21.52%) Senior Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Pega Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (2.53%) EDI Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) EDI Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) HTML
1 7 (8.86%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.80%) CSS3
4 3 (3.80%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.53%) EDI
5 2 (2.53%) EDIFACT
5 2 (2.53%) Handlebars
5 2 (2.53%) jQuery
5 2 (2.53%) Node.js
5 2 (2.53%) RESTful
5 2 (2.53%) Sass
6 1 (1.27%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
6 1 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (20.25%) Life Science
2 5 (6.33%) PMI
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) Linux
1 26 (32.91%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) CentOS
2 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) VMS
4 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) DevOps
3 20 (25.32%) Configuration Management
4 19 (24.05%) Information Security
4 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.66%) Scrum
6 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.39%) Project Management
6 9 (11.39%) SDLC
6 9 (11.39%) TDD
7 7 (8.86%) Migration
7 7 (8.86%) Software Delivery
7 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 6 (7.59%) Change Management
8 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.59%) IT Strategy
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.59%) PDM
8 6 (7.59%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) Java
2 9 (11.39%) C#
2 9 (11.39%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.80%) Ruby
5 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (78.48%) Degree
2 25 (31.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Master's Degree
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.33%) PMP
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) HIPAA
1 19 (24.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (21.52%) Actionable Recommendations
3 8 (10.13%) QA
4 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.53%) SLA
6 1 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.27%) CDISC
6 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.27%) GxP
6 1 (1.27%) HL7
6 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
1 19 (24.05%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Docker
4 3 (3.80%) HDFS
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) VMware
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Pega
5 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.33%) Black Duck
5 5 (6.33%) Qualys
5 5 (6.33%) Veracode
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Adobe
7 2 (2.53%) Capita
7 2 (2.53%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) hybris
7 2 (2.53%) Progress
7 2 (2.53%) QAD
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) Infor
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.27%) Tableau