The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.38% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84 77 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 23.14% 20.00% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 32
Median daily rate £340 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.30% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.86 £25.63 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.91% +52.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Northamptonshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Northampton - 5 £160 - 6
Computer Science
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) WSO2
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) WSO2