Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 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)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +30
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.16% 0.75% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £408
% change year-on-year +6.06% -19.14% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £15.00 £30.07
% change year-on-year +108.33% -50.11% -5.68%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 34.88% 40.30% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 27
Worcestershire median daily rate £228 £306 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -23.44% +32.23%
10th Percentile £160 £103 £228
90th Percentile £326 £381 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £398 £363
% change year-on-year -2.52% +9.66% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.81% -37.44%
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.05
% change year-on-year +16.13% -9.09% -14.75%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Worcester +4 1 £425 +54.55% 1
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Pega Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Pega