The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £13.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+155.55% -63.51%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Miscellaneous Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 50.00% 15.82% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 14 35
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £317 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £551 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%