Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 72 64
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.60% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.38% 1.00% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £463 £325 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% +96.97% -41.07%
10th Percentile £140 £313 £158
90th Percentile £555 £373 £173
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +22.22% -6.90% +29.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.08 - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 149 201 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.72% 21.59% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 144 91
Northamptonshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £190 £225
90th Percentile £525 £596 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.13 £12.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% -35.21% +17.22%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.58 £13.35
90th Percentile £11.84 £17.34 £18.84
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.56% +10.29% +13.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +15 11 £463 +42.31% 1
Computer Science
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) MCDST
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Capita
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Google
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) NUnit
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) JMeter
6 2 (18.18%) SEO
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Automotive
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 2 (18.18%) TestNG
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCDST
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) Capita
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) hybris
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Infor
2 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Pega
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau