Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 94 108
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 65 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.34% 1.79% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.51% 6.65% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 21
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% +23.08%
10th Percentile £302 £193 £313
90th Percentile £675 £560 £525
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £34.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £40.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £43.63 £34.08 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.01% -2.63% +16.67%

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 764 857 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.55% 26.98% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 526 555
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £198 £200
90th Percentile £550 £525 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £14.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -8.39% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.93 £52.50 £32.80
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +10.34%

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 September 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 19 September 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 -1 32 £425 +3.03% 28
Northamptonshire -1 14 £550 +205.56% 10
Leicestershire +3 9 £675 +107.69% 13
Derbyshire +20 7 £373 -8.31% 6
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 - 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (72.31%) Degree
2 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.08%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 19 (29.23%) Oracle
5 19 (29.23%) Finance
6 16 (24.62%) TDD
6 16 (24.62%) Scrum
6 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.62%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) HTML
7 14 (21.54%) SQL
7 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
7 14 (21.54%) Docker
7 14 (21.54%) Master's Degree
8 12 (18.46%) SDLC
8 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
8 12 (18.46%) C#
8 12 (18.46%) DB2
9 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.92%) Python
9 11 (16.92%) Microservices
10 10 (15.38%) .NET
10 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.85%) XML
11 9 (13.85%) Node.js
11 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared

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 (9.23%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.08%) BASE24
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) ATM
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.46%) DB2
4 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.77%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.77%) Redis
4 7 (10.77%) Snowflake Schema
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.23%) PowerCenter
6 5 (7.69%) Big Data
6 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.15%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.31%) Selenium
2 7 (10.77%) JDeveloper
2 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.77%) JUnit
2 7 (10.77%) Toad
3 5 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.62%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.08%) Bower
6 2 (3.08%) gulp
6 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.08%) JMeter
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Spock
6 2 (3.08%) TestNG
6 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.08%) webpack
6 2 (3.08%) Yeoman
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Architect
2 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Informatica Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Agile Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Data Scientist
6 6 (9.23%) Lead Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Pega Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Web Services
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 10 (15.38%) .NET
4 9 (13.85%) Node.js
4 9 (13.85%) XML
5 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (10.77%) CSS
6 7 (10.77%) JSP
6 7 (10.77%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (9.23%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (7.69%) CSS3
8 5 (7.69%) HTML5
8 5 (7.69%) REST
9 4 (6.15%) Deeplearning4j
9 4 (6.15%) Kafka
9 4 (6.15%) MXNet
9 4 (6.15%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (3.08%) IVR
2 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 16 (24.62%) Scrum
3 16 (24.62%) TDD
4 12 (18.46%) SDLC
4 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.92%) Microservices
6 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.31%) BDD
8 8 (12.31%) OO
9 7 (10.77%) Data Integration
9 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.77%) Dimensional Modelling
9 7 (10.77%) ERP
9 7 (10.77%) ETL
9 7 (10.77%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (10.77%) MVC
9 7 (10.77%) OWASP
9 7 (10.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) C#
4 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.77%) Groovy
7 6 (9.23%) R
7 6 (9.23%) Scala
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) Jython
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Degree
2 28 (43.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (21.54%) Master's Degree
4 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.08%) CISA
7 2 (3.08%) CISM
7 2 (3.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) COBIT
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) Informatica
3 7 (10.77%) Netezza
3 7 (10.77%) Teradata
4 6 (9.23%) Pega
4 6 (9.23%) Tableau
5 4 (6.15%) Alteryx
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
5 4 (6.15%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) RapidMiner
6 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) Meraki
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
6 2 (3.08%) Synology
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.54%) Splunk