The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 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.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.45% 2.17% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.43% 6.80% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £350
% change year-on-year +1.01% +6.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -54.54% +46.66%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 92 103 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 26.74% 31.89% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 61
Median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +189.47% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Swindon

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) JBehave
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) OO

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Ant
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) JBehave
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle