Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 109 95
Rank change year-on-year +45 -14 +30
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 86 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.72% 1.37% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.17% 5.18% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 22
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.90% +29.46%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £301
90th Percentile £563 £505 £468
England median daily rate £475 £438 £435
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.57% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.08 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year +23.08% +10.75% -19.05%

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 846 869 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.80% 26.51% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 541 508
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +7.74% +6.07%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £538 £575 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 64
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £18.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £50.38 £60.00 £40.33
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 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
Nottinghamshire +39 56 £419 +28.85% 6
Northamptonshire +19 11 £463 +42.31% 1
Derbyshire -4 10 £314 -28.29% 2
Leicestershire -12 8 - - 4
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 64 (74.42%) Degree
2 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (37.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (31.40%) DevOps
5 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (26.74%) Finance
6 23 (26.74%) Linux
7 22 (25.58%) Windows
7 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
8 21 (24.42%) Scrum
8 21 (24.42%) Java
9 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
9 20 (23.26%) TDD
10 19 (22.09%) HIPAA
10 19 (22.09%) Information Security
10 19 (22.09%) Risk Management
10 19 (22.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
10 19 (22.09%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (19.77%) Actionable Recommendations
11 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (19.77%) Web Services
12 16 (18.60%) Mathematics
13 15 (17.44%) Test Automation
13 15 (17.44%) QA
13 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
14 14 (16.28%) Docker
14 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
15 13 (15.12%) Life Science

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 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) nginx
3 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.14%) PaaS
4 5 (5.81%) IaaS
4 5 (5.81%) SaaS
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) AMQP
1 1 (1.16%) DNS
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.16%) Intranet
1 1 (1.16%) MQTT
1 1 (1.16%) SSL
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.16%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.16%) Redis
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.81%) Selenium
4 5 (5.81%) Subversion
4 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.65%) Bower
5 4 (4.65%) gulp
5 4 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.65%) webpack
5 4 (4.65%) Yeoman
6 3 (3.49%) Burp Suite
7 2 (2.33%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.33%) JMeter
7 2 (2.33%) JUnit
7 2 (2.33%) NUnit
7 2 (2.33%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.33%) TestNG
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.81%) Automotive
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Architect
2 21 (24.42%) Azure Architect
3 17 (19.77%) Senior Architect
4 13 (15.12%) Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.49%) EDI Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) Web Services
2 11 (12.79%) HTML
3 10 (11.63%) .NET
4 8 (9.30%) CSS
5 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.81%) Node.js
7 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.65%) CSS3
7 4 (4.65%) Handlebars
7 4 (4.65%) HTML5
7 4 (4.65%) jQuery
7 4 (4.65%) RESTful
7 4 (4.65%) Sass
8 3 (3.49%) EDI
8 3 (3.49%) EDIFACT
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.33%) Middleware
9 2 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.16%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.12%) Life Science
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) PMI
4 2 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Linux
2 22 (25.58%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) DevOps
3 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
3 21 (24.42%) Scrum
4 20 (23.26%) TDD
5 19 (22.09%) Information Security
5 19 (22.09%) Risk Management
6 16 (18.60%) Mathematics
7 15 (17.44%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.63%) Microservices
8 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.47%) QA Automation
10 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.30%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Analytics
11 7 (8.14%) Migration
11 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.14%) Workflow
12 6 (6.98%) IT Strategy
12 6 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) C#
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.14%) SQL
5 3 (3.49%) Progress 4GL
5 3 (3.49%) Python
5 3 (3.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) R
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (74.42%) Degree
2 32 (37.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.49%) MCDST
6 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MCSD
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.16%) OCP
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) HIPAA
1 19 (22.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (19.77%) Actionable Recommendations
3 15 (17.44%) QA
4 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.16%) CDISC
5 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.16%) GxP
5 1 (1.16%) HL7
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.16%) SLA
5 1 (1.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
1 19 (22.09%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (16.28%) Docker
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Ansible
1 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe
3 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.49%) Black Duck
3 3 (3.49%) Progress
3 3 (3.49%) QAD
3 3 (3.49%) Qualys
3 3 (3.49%) Veracode
3 3 (3.49%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Capita
4 2 (2.33%) Google
4 2 (2.33%) hybris
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Tableau
4 2 (2.33%) Workday
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
5 1 (1.16%) Remedy