Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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 East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 56
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 2.99% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.71% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Kent median daily rate - £405 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.00% +100.00%
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £353
% change year-on-year +3.90% +9.22% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £9.67
% change year-on-year +2.59% +344.90% -56.07%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 220 140 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.35% 27.94% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 98 98
Kent median daily rate £350 £343 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +0.37% +7.48%
10th Percentile £120 £152 £193
90th Percentile £525 £541 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +19.12% -43.33%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.59 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.22% +22.45% +18.88%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Kent

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Kent

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Kent