The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 32 29
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.56% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.17% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £245 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.44 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -10.17%
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 Ipswich region.

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
47 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.01% 25.99% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 39
Median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Ipswich region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich