The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 19 17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.98% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.13% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
Computer Science
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 38.55% 31.37% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 28
Average daily rate £175 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £279 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Assistant Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree