Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 36 53
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.64% 2.00% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 8.41% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Northampton median daily rate £637 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.87% +15.38% +96.97%
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% +96.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

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 171 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 27.54% 23.83% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 81 100
Northampton median daily rate £360 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £173 £190
90th Percentile £525 £538 £581
Northamptonshire median daily rate £380 £366 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% -13.82% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £10.59 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.53% -30.02% -18.33%
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £11.50
% change year-on-year - -2.87% -37.90%

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (75.00%) PDM
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Chatbot
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO

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 1 (25.00%) Chatbot
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Pega Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PDM
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Pega