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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 40 43
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.31% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.94% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.29%
Computer Science
Hampshire

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
76 106 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.86% 32.92% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 49
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +169.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.20 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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