The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -40.00%
Computer Science
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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 Sheffield region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.86% 29.73% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 32
Average daily rate £325 £180 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield