The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 23 25
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.22% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
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 Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.78% 26.79% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands