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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.93% 12.28% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 43.75% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -17.33%
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
34 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 31.78% 28.07% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 13
Average daily rate £315 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
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