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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.11% 0.88% 4.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 2.94% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +46.15%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.78% 29.82% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 30
Average daily rate £263 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £288 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) LAN

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft