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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 21 11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.88% 9.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.66% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £28.06
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +2.23%
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
30 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.78% 50.96% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 9
Average daily rate £288 £145 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.27% -51.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £83 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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