The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 6.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +56.84%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.91% 30.85% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 29
Median daily rate £300 £192 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -47.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £323 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.33 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.04% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough