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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.19% 2.66% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Median daily rate £325 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £331 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 424 414 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 27.57% 26.76% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 263 241
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 26
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.10% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +2 9 £400 -11.11% 4
Leicestershire -1 7 £325 -2.98% 2
Northamptonshire +6 5 £160 - 8
Derbyshire -14 1 - -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (81.48%) Degree
2 16 (59.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Android SDK
8 4 (14.81%) Android Development
8 4 (14.81%) DevOps
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.81%) Android
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) B2C
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (11.11%) Linux

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 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) MSTest
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
2 4 (14.81%) Android SDK
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) JPA
3 3 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Cocoa
4 2 (7.41%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.41%) iOS SDK
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) XSD
4 2 (7.41%) XSLT
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) Android Development
3 4 (14.81%) B2C
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 4 (14.81%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (11.11%) SOLID
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Degree
2 16 (59.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCDST
5 2 (7.41%) ISEB
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.70%) HNC
6 1 (3.70%) HND
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.70%) MCP
6 1 (3.70%) MCSD
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (3.70%) OCP
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.11%) TickIT
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Workday
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) WSO2
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