Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 113 100
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +33
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 54 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.85% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.38% 4.63% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 31
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.94% +3.08%
10th Percentile £310 £169 £318
90th Percentile £698 £473 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +38.10% -19.23% +35.94%

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 847 863 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.05% 27.22% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 522 602
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £388 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.27% +3.21%
10th Percentile £225 £201 £213
90th Percentile £538 £523 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -5.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.55 £11.55
90th Percentile £45.26 £52.50 £23.15
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.51% -2.50% +11.11%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +5 28 £425 +6.25% 18
Northamptonshire +6 15 £490 +206.25% 12
Leicestershire +11 8 £675 +107.69% 6
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (59.26%) Degree
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (33.33%) Java
4 18 (33.33%) Finance
5 16 (29.63%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) TDD
7 12 (22.22%) Scrum
7 12 (22.22%) Oracle
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (22.22%) HTML
8 11 (20.37%) .NET
8 11 (20.37%) Microservices
9 10 (18.52%) C#
9 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
10 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) Node.js
10 9 (16.67%) Docker
11 8 (14.81%) PaaS
11 8 (14.81%) SDLC
11 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
11 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
12 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
12 7 (12.96%) OWASP

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 6 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.70%) BASE24
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) PaaS
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 2 (3.70%) ATM
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 7 (12.96%) Redis
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Hive
4 5 (9.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) JDeveloper
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Toad
3 3 (5.56%) JUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) Bower
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) gulp
4 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.70%) TestNG
4 2 (3.70%) VersionOne
4 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) webpack
4 2 (3.70%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) Spock
5 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Data Scientist
6 6 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Pega Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) .NET
3 9 (16.67%) Node.js
4 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (12.96%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (9.26%) CSS
7 5 (9.26%) JSP
8 4 (7.41%) Deeplearning4j
8 4 (7.41%) MXNet
8 4 (7.41%) TensorFlow
8 4 (7.41%) Theano
8 4 (7.41%) Web Services
9 2 (3.70%) CSS3
9 2 (3.70%) Handlebars
9 2 (3.70%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) IVR
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) VMS
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 12 (22.22%) Scrum
4 11 (20.37%) Microservices
5 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
6 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.81%) SDLC
8 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.96%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (12.96%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (12.96%) DevOps
8 7 (12.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (12.96%) MVC
8 7 (12.96%) OWASP
8 7 (12.96%) SOA
8 7 (12.96%) SOLID
8 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.11%) ERP
9 6 (11.11%) PDM
9 6 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) C#
5 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.96%) Python
7 6 (11.11%) R
7 6 (11.11%) Scala
8 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.70%) Perl
11 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) Degree
2 21 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.70%) CISA
4 2 (3.70%) CISM
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) GDPR
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Salt
2 2 (3.70%) Terraform
3 1 (1.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Pega
4 4 (7.41%) Alteryx
4 4 (7.41%) RapidMiner
4 4 (7.41%) Tableau
5 3 (5.56%) Splunk
6 2 (3.70%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) New Relic
7 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.85%) hybris
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) SAP