The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% 0.46% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 51 59 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.50% 27.06% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 44
Median daily rate £505 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.82% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.70 £15.70 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% -46.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.70 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £15.70 £37.75
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Southampton

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) ESRI
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (12.50%) Marathon
5 1 (12.50%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (12.50%) Mesos
5 1 (12.50%) WFM
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Architect
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Planner
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) Sensu
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) MPEG
2 1 (12.50%) STB
2 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) EAI
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Marathon
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk