Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 99 104
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 45 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.19% 1.79% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.15% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 22
East Midlands median daily rate £490 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £380 £313 £169
90th Percentile £538 £709 £475
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £34.54
% change year-on-year +17.65% +23.05% -1.31%

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 1,707 2,375 2,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.03% 83.36% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,034 1,472 1,651
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £269 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 91 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +6.90% -
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.34 £10.31
90th Percentile £46.47 £45.43 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +1.06%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +18 39 £490 +15.29% 25
Leicestershire +4 4 £408 -39.63% 14
Northamptonshire +9 2 £550 - 10
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (68.89%) Finance
1 31 (68.89%) Git (software)
2 30 (66.67%) Degree
3 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
4 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
5 26 (57.78%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (46.67%) Scrum
8 20 (44.44%) .NET
8 20 (44.44%) Microservices
9 19 (42.22%) Docker
10 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
11 17 (37.78%) Web Services
12 15 (33.33%) Windows
12 15 (33.33%) Linux
13 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
13 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
14 13 (28.89%) Java
14 13 (28.89%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (26.67%) DevOps
15 12 (26.67%) SQL
15 12 (26.67%) TDD
15 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
16 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
16 11 (24.44%) Travis CI
17 10 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
17 10 (22.22%) Kafka
17 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
17 10 (22.22%) Unix

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 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 9 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 26 (57.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (17.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon SageMaker
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.44%) Office 365
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 9 (20.00%) Big Data
2 9 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (20.00%) HBase
2 9 (20.00%) Impala
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.44%) MySQL
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Git (software)
2 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
3 11 (24.44%) Travis CI
4 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 9 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (20.00%) GitLab
5 9 (20.00%) Gradle
6 8 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
7 5 (11.11%) JIRA
8 4 (8.89%) Moq
8 4 (8.89%) webpack
9 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.22%) Bower
10 1 (2.22%) gulp
10 1 (2.22%) Mocha
10 1 (2.22%) PhantomJS
10 1 (2.22%) Selenium
10 1 (2.22%) Subversion
10 1 (2.22%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (68.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.11%) Scala Developer
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) Web Services
3 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.22%) Kafka
4 9 (20.00%) Node.js
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (17.78%) CSS
5 8 (17.78%) HTML
6 7 (15.56%) React
7 4 (8.89%) CSS3
7 4 (8.89%) GraphQL
7 4 (8.89%) HTML5
7 4 (8.89%) J2EE
7 4 (8.89%) OAuth
7 4 (8.89%) SAML
7 4 (8.89%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
9 1 (2.22%) Handlebars
9 1 (2.22%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (4.44%) Blog
5 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Scrum
4 20 (44.44%) Microservices
5 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
7 12 (26.67%) DevOps
7 12 (26.67%) TDD
7 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (20.00%) Functional Programming
9 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
10 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (11.11%) Web Design
11 4 (8.89%) Backends for Frontends
11 4 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.44%) Go
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.67%) AWS Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 9 (20.00%) Oozie
2 9 (20.00%) Puppet
3 8 (17.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Cypress Semiconductor
1 4 (8.89%) ForgeRock
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Veracode
2 2 (4.44%) Tableau
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle