Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 22 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 37 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.49% 2.82% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Northampton median daily rate £365 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +61.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £335 £425 £313
90th Percentile £468 £550 £373
Northamptonshire median daily rate £364 £525 £325
% change year-on-year -30.76% +61.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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 Northampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 448 360 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 83.58% 84.51% 86.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 214 393
Northampton median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -0.93%
10th Percentile £312 £227 £201
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Northampton median hourly rate £13.85 £11.09 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -10.42% -33.18%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.29 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.13 £17.66 £26.19
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.13 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.80% -17.57% -19.40%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Northampton

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Northampton

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Northampton over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
1 5 (62.50%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Kafka
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Pega
3 2 (25.00%) PDM
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) SnapMirror
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Munging
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) HP Superdome
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) PDM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Munging
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) R
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau