The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 39 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.32% 0.83% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.63% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £717 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.61% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 109 38 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 47.81% 31.67% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 18 28
Median daily rate £405 £275 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.27% +83.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £81 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £350 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -15 3 £717 +120.61% 3
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Equities
1 3 (100.00%) Economics
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) KDB
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) PnL Attribution

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) KDB
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Equities
1 3 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Economics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) PnL Attribution
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Belfast, County Antrim
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Rate: £717.00 per day
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