Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 59 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.68% 0.75% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.58% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Swindon median daily rate £375 £363 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £363 £356 £363
90th Percentile £388 £674 £513
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £381 £406
% change year-on-year +18.03% -6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £39.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 Swindon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 217 194 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 29.60% 28.91% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 139 173
Swindon median daily rate £425 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% -4.71%
10th Percentile £304 £185 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £568
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +19.87% -3.85% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 15
Swindon median hourly rate £18.75 - £17.50
10th Percentile £17.50 - £11.55
90th Percentile £28.23 - £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £11.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +173.04% -47.91% -33.82%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 24 November 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) CQL
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Cassandra DBA
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SDET
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) CQL
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft