Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 48 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.33% 0.77% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 2.80% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Southampton median daily rate £500 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £487 £365 £349
% change year-on-year +33.42% +4.58% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £48.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -11.88% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.56 £22.50 £48.23
% change year-on-year +98.03% -53.35% +20.58%

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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 115 143 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 25.56% 27.61% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 102
Southampton median daily rate £393 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +25.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £117 £185 £214
90th Percentile £569 £678 £573
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 16
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £13.85 £33.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.52% -59.11% +146.36%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.39 £13.13
90th Percentile £52.75 £17.00 £47.87
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +120.59% -54.67% +128.24%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (33.33%) FishEye
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) Data Science
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) FishEye
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Salesforce Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Science
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com