Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 91 66
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 0.47% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.48% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Croydon median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +6.90%
South London median daily rate £363 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -12.12% +8.55% +68.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 321 270 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 27.99% 31.88% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 186 112
Croydon median daily rate £540 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +23.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £419 £233 £258
90th Percentile £638 £675 £583
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Croydon median hourly rate - £89.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +230.56% -2.81%
South London median hourly rate £35.26 £46.25 £49.19
% change year-on-year -23.77% -5.98% +181.09%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Croydon

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Croydon