The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.62% 28.02% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 48
Median daily rate £463 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £171 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £13.92 £33.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.92% +150.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.20 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.43 £44.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton