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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.68% - 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.21% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £406 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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 76 49 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.12% 17.63% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 89
Median daily rate £431 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £495 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.88 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £10.58 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £15.18 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Southampton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) ESRI
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mesos
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Marathon
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction

Computer Science
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Dutch Language
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Architect
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Marathon
1 1 (14.29%) Mesos
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ESRI
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com