Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 127 104
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23 +29
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 61 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.05% 0.64% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.92% 2.33% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 38
East Midlands median daily rate £453 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.02% +9.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £294 £273 £300
90th Percentile £686 £452 £475
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.15 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.07% +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £45.42 £33.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £51.23 £39.75 £33.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +30.71%

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 882 858 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.61% 27.63% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 522 605
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £250 £190 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £19.50 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.77% +21.46% +12.67%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.26 £11.80
90th Percentile £45.43 £59.88 £34.13
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +12 26 £380 -15.56% 19
Northamptonshire +14 17 £525 +40.00% 6
Derbyshire +11 6 £375 - 1
Leicestershire +5 4 £675 +100.00% 4
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 41 (67.21%) Degree
2 24 (39.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) DevOps
5 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (21.31%) PaaS
8 12 (19.67%) Java
8 12 (19.67%) SQL
9 11 (18.03%) Windows
9 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
10 10 (16.39%) Banking
11 9 (14.75%) PDM
11 9 (14.75%) Linux
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
11 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (14.75%) Pega
11 9 (14.75%) Big Data
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
12 8 (13.11%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
12 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
12 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
12 8 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.48%) Subversion
13 7 (11.48%) VMware

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 (4.92%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (3.28%) BASE24
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) PaaS
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.64%) GitHub
6 1 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) VPN
2 2 (3.28%) ATM
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Big Data
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.48%) Apache Hive
4 6 (9.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.56%) Sqoop
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) JIRA
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
3 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.20%) VersionOne
4 4 (6.56%) Burp Suite
5 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.92%) FishEye
5 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.64%) TestNG
General
1 10 (16.39%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Pega Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Azure Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.92%) Hadoop Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) CSS
2 3 (4.92%) Deeplearning4j
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) MXNet
2 3 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (4.92%) TensorFlow
2 3 (4.92%) Theano
3 1 (1.64%) CSS3
3 1 (1.64%) DOM
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Life Science
4 3 (4.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) VMS
4 3 (4.92%) CentOS
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) DevOps
3 14 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.75%) PDM
6 8 (13.11%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.84%) Network Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (9.84%) Software Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
9 5 (8.20%) Project Management
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Java
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) R
4 3 (4.92%) Scala
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (67.21%) Degree
2 24 (39.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) Master's Degree
6 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.92%) PMP
7 2 (3.28%) CISA
7 2 (3.28%) CISM
7 2 (3.28%) CISSP
8 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) QA
3 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.28%) COBIT
4 2 (3.28%) GDPR
4 2 (3.28%) HIPAA
4 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.64%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.56%) HDFS
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.56%) Oozie
3 3 (4.92%) Ansible
4 2 (3.28%) Salt
4 2 (3.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
1 9 (14.75%) Pega
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.56%) Black Duck
3 4 (6.56%) Qualys
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) Veracode
4 3 (4.92%) Alteryx
4 3 (4.92%) hybris
4 3 (4.92%) RapidMiner
4 3 (4.92%) Splunk
4 3 (4.92%) Tableau
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) New Relic
6 1 (1.64%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat