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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.78% - 4.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £200 - £103
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £36.73 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +6.44%
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
44 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.38% 51.85% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 32
Median daily rate £368 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -26.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £85 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of ICT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree