Period
to 29 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 29 July 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 69 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.87% 1.04% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 3.89% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate £338 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - -
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £15.25 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.12% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £15.03 £41.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £15.68 £43.75 £33.75
South West median hourly rate £17.75 £37.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year -52.67% -9.07% -76.43%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 184 257 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.63% 26.83% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 126 132
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £207 £233 £241
90th Percentile £446 £575 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 9
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.12% -2.30% +52.63%
10th Percentile £19.23 £12.74 £26.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.20 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +84.21%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 29 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. 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
Gloucester -9 2 £425 +240.00%
Cirencester - 1 £338 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (16.67%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior C++ Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Research Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP