Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.51% 0.56% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.96% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Wales median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £319 £184 £311
90th Percentile £426 £414 £400
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +11.11% +25.90% -28.51%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 319 409 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.85% 28.84% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 308 274
Wales median daily rate £351 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £141 £161 £185
90th Percentile £475 £538 £479
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 21
Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.02% +28.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £13.95 £16.88 £10.38
90th Percentile £39.63 £40.00 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 4 £388 +93.75% 6
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) R
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Nintex
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) R
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Kotlin
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau