Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 182 185
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 21 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 1.44% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 14
South West median daily rate £419 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +15.25% +10.07%
10th Percentile £298 £305 £291
90th Percentile £611 £495 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £32.50
England median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +77.14% -37.50% +47.37%

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,475 1,731 1,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.75% 31.55% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 1,070 1,179
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -
10th Percentile £230 £232 £258
90th Percentile £569 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 135 113
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% - -
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.00 £19.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.44% +8.80% +23.99%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the South West over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the South West

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Devon +10 8 £388 -13.89% 4
Bristol -1 3 £450 +18.42% 29
Dorset -6 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire +5 2 £625 +85.19% 1
Somerset - 2 - - 6
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 South West region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 21 (100.00%) Degree
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Functional Programming
2 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (23.81%) ERP
3 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) OOP
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) XHTML
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Master's Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 3 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (14.29%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Graduate
2 5 (23.81%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SOC Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) XHTML
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) Kafka
2 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) Functional Programming
1 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) OOP
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 3 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
1 5 (23.81%) PHP
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Master's Degree
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
4 2 (9.52%) GCIH
5 1 (4.76%) CISA
5 1 (4.76%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) VMware