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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.83% 0.42% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 1.57% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £381 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +205.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £365 £371
% change year-on-year +8.21% -1.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -53.12% +29.03%  

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 93 127 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.62% 26.91% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 61
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £133 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -3.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £12.00 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £46.20 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.66%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 2 £425 +240.00% 2
Cirencester - 1 £338 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
4 1 (20.00%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Altera
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Research Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Verilog
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altera
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Xilinx