The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 3 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 22.73% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
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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 Home Counties region.

Miscellaneous Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 58.62% 45.45% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 11
Average daily rate £438 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties