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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.69% 1.67% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 3.13% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £200 - £103
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 £28.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +17.58%
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
46 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.94% 53.33% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 33
Median daily rate £363 £268 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £85 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 1 £200 - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of ICT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree