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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.86% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 3.01% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £423 £325 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +26.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £303 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 358 465 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.30% 28.65% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 322 239
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 26
Median hourly rate £16.15 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £450 - 7
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) UML
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (20.00%) Logistics
9 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (20.00%) WCF
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) HNC
9 5 (20.00%) HND
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (20.00%) MSTest
9 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (20.00%) High Availability
10 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
10 4 (16.00%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.00%) Extranet
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Mahout
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MSTest
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) jMock
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (20.00%) WCF
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) JPA
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) XSD
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) D3.js
8 1 (4.00%) NumPy
8 1 (4.00%) scikit-learn
8 1 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) UML
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) High Availability
4 5 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) V-Model
7 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) HNC
2 5 (20.00%) HND
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat