Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 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 Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - +73 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.40% - 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% - 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Somerset median daily rate £500 - £313
10th Percentile £475 - £269
90th Percentile £525 - £366
South West median daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £34.63
South West median hourly rate - - £38.25

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 107 94 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.53% 20.35% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 119
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £160 £234 £310
90th Percentile £525 £475 £468
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 25
Somerset median hourly rate £29.17 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £10.69 £18.35 £38.65
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £39.13
% change year-on-year +1.45% -11.82% +11.79%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Somerset

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Somerset

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Somerset

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Taunton - 2 £500 -
Computer Science Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash