The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 6 5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - 6.25% 7.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.44 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -10.17%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 14.29% 56.25% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £165 £363 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% -24.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.25 £9.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Walsall