Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 41 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.91% 1.27% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.91% 5.13% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Northampton median daily rate £555 £160 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +246.88% -50.77% +96.97%
10th Percentile £466 £140 £313
90th Percentile £614 £290 £338
Northamptonshire median daily rate £550 £160 £325
% change year-on-year +243.75% -50.77% +96.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £32.50

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 203 117 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 32.38% 24.79% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 87 83
Northampton median daily rate £379 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £159 £151
90th Percentile £525 £525 £581
Northamptonshire median daily rate £396 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -0.94% - +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 - £18.75
10th Percentile £10.64 - £12.73
90th Percentile £13.05 - £33.78
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £13.86 £25.63
% change year-on-year -19.41% -45.91% +38.36%

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Pega
2 6 (50.00%) PDM
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Conflict Management
5 2 (16.67%) Chatbot
5 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) BASE24
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) TestNG

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) TestNG
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Pega Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) PDM
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Conflict Management
4 2 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Pega