Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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, Comp Sci)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 67 115
Rank change year-on-year -5 +48 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 66 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.68% 2.67% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.18% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 17
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +29.63% -7.53%
10th Percentile £280 £306 £307
90th Percentile £500 £566 £435
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £49.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.38% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.36% +17.57% +13.58%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,054 2,485 2,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.39% 84.01% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 1,594 1,649
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £213
90th Percentile £556 £560 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 95 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -9.69%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.10 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.75 £47.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -3 31 £450 +5.88% 16
Northamptonshire -6 14 £364 -30.76% 2
Derbyshire +9 13 £360 +14.74% 3
Leicestershire +19 6 £375 - 9
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 - 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 55 (83.33%) Degree
2 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (39.39%) Java
5 20 (30.30%) Docker
6 19 (28.79%) Web Services
7 18 (27.27%) Oracle
8 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
9 16 (24.24%) Finance
10 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
11 13 (19.70%) Mathematics
11 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
11 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.70%) DB2
11 13 (19.70%) Python
12 12 (18.18%) Selenium
12 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 11 (16.67%) XML
13 11 (16.67%) C#
14 10 (15.15%) SQL
14 10 (15.15%) OO
14 10 (15.15%) ETL
14 10 (15.15%) Scrum
14 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (15.15%) Microservices
15 9 (13.64%) SDLC
15 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
15 9 (13.64%) Relational Database

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 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
1 6 (9.09%) Wireless
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.52%) Skype
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) DB2
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.12%) DB2 UDB
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (12.12%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.12%) Snowflake Schema
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.61%) PowerCenter
5 5 (7.58%) Big Data
5 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.18%) Selenium
3 7 (10.61%) JIRA
3 7 (10.61%) JUnit
3 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.58%) NetBeans
5 4 (6.06%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.06%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.03%) Bower
6 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.03%) gulp
6 2 (3.03%) JDeveloper
6 2 (3.03%) JMeter
6 2 (3.03%) Mocha
6 2 (3.03%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.03%) QF-Test
6 2 (3.03%) Spock
6 2 (3.03%) Toad
6 2 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Automation Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Developer in Test
3 10 (15.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Selenium Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Test Automation Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Informatica Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Android Developer
6 5 (7.58%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (7.58%) iOS Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) Web Services
2 11 (16.67%) XML
3 7 (10.61%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) CSS3
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) HTML5
3 7 (10.61%) JSON
3 7 (10.61%) Kafka
3 7 (10.61%) REST
4 5 (7.58%) Java RMI
4 5 (7.58%) OSGi
4 5 (7.58%) RESTful
5 3 (4.55%) Android SDK
5 3 (4.55%) Cocoa
5 3 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (4.55%) iOS SDK
6 2 (3.03%) Express
6 2 (3.03%) Handlebars
6 2 (3.03%) Swagger
6 2 (3.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) iPad
3 5 (7.58%) iPhone
3 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Android
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) HPUX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
3 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 13 (19.70%) Mathematics
5 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 10 (15.15%) ETL
7 10 (15.15%) Microservices
7 10 (15.15%) OO
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
8 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.64%) SDLC
9 8 (12.12%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
9 8 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (12.12%) Physical Data Model
9 8 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) Java
2 13 (19.70%) Python
3 11 (16.67%) C#
4 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Groovy
6 5 (7.58%) Apple Swift
6 5 (7.58%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.03%) Jython
8 2 (3.03%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) R
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (83.33%) Degree
2 30 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (12.12%) Master's Degree
4 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) HNC
6 4 (6.06%) HND
6 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.03%) PhD
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
3 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.52%) NFS
4 1 (1.52%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.52%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.06%) Netcool
3 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.52%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Informatica
2 8 (12.12%) Netezza
2 8 (12.12%) Teradata
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.06%) AppDynamics
4 4 (6.06%) Remedy
4 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.06%) Splunk
4 4 (6.06%) Tableau
5 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 3 (4.55%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) NetApp
5 3 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Meraki
6 2 (3.03%) Pega
6 2 (3.03%) Synology
7 1 (1.52%) SaltStack