The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 20 22
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.12% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.94% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.59% -32.63%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.08% 38.20% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 19
Median daily rate £400 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £112 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree