Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 66 111
Rank change year-on-year -2 +45 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 77 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.88% 2.72% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.55% 9.85% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 59 23
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -6.90%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £313
90th Percentile £538 £563 £505
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £47.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.76% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% +10.75%

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 730 873 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.26% 27.64% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 568 560
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £200 £190
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £14.20 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -24.27% +5.63%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.50 £46.60 £60.00
England median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 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 November 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 +2 46 £450 +7.46% 22
Northamptonshire -11 11 £438 -5.41% 3
Derbyshire +18 10 £360 +14.74% 9
Leicestershire +8 8 £288 - 6
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 - 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 62 (80.52%) Degree
2 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (45.45%) Java
5 26 (33.77%) Docker
6 22 (28.57%) Oracle
6 22 (28.57%) Web Services
7 21 (27.27%) Finance
7 21 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 18 (23.38%) Scrum
9 17 (22.08%) C#
10 16 (20.78%) SQL
10 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
10 16 (20.78%) TDD
10 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
10 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
11 15 (19.48%) DB2
11 15 (19.48%) Python
12 14 (18.18%) HTML
12 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 14 (18.18%) Microservices
12 14 (18.18%) SDLC
13 13 (16.88%) Master's Degree
13 13 (16.88%) Selenium
14 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.29%) Mathematics
15 11 (14.29%) OO
16 10 (12.99%) XML
16 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
16 10 (12.99%) Groovy

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 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Wireless
2 5 (6.49%) HTTP
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.48%) DB2
3 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.39%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.39%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (9.09%) PowerCenter
6 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.49%) Redis
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.88%) Selenium
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) JUnit
4 7 (9.09%) JDeveloper
4 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.09%) Toad
5 5 (6.49%) JIRA
5 5 (6.49%) NetBeans
5 5 (6.49%) Travis CI
6 4 (5.19%) Bower
6 4 (5.19%) Bugzilla
6 4 (5.19%) gulp
6 4 (5.19%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.19%) Yeoman
7 3 (3.90%) Spock
8 2 (2.60%) JMeter
8 2 (2.60%) Maven
8 2 (2.60%) QF-Test
8 2 (2.60%) webpack
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Social Science
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Tester
3 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 11 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 11 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 11 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 11 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Informatica Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.57%) Web Services
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
3 10 (12.99%) XML
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
4 9 (11.69%) CSS3
4 9 (11.69%) HTML5
4 9 (11.69%) Node.js
5 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.09%) JSON
5 7 (9.09%) JSP
5 7 (9.09%) REST
6 6 (7.79%) .NET
6 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.49%) Java RMI
7 5 (6.49%) OSGi
7 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.49%) RESTful
8 4 (5.19%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) iPad
3 5 (6.49%) iPhone
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) HPUX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 18 (23.38%) Scrum
4 16 (20.78%) TDD
4 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.18%) Microservices
5 14 (18.18%) SDLC
6 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 11 (14.29%) OO
8 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.69%) ETL
9 9 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.39%) Data Acquisition
10 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.39%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (10.39%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (10.39%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (10.39%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (10.39%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) Java
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) Python
5 10 (12.99%) Groovy
6 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.49%) Apple Swift
8 5 (6.49%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) Jython
9 2 (2.60%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) R
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (80.52%) Degree
2 36 (46.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (16.88%) Master's Degree
4 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) HNC
6 4 (5.19%) HND
6 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.90%) PhD
8 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) XenApp
2 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.30%) NFS
3 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.19%) Netcool
3 1 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Informatica
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Netezza
2 8 (10.39%) Teradata
3 5 (6.49%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
4 4 (5.19%) Remedy
4 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) NetApp
5 3 (3.90%) Pega
6 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.60%) Meraki
6 2 (2.60%) Synology
6 2 (2.60%) Tableau
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Google
7 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow