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 22 June 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.13% - 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.08% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -20.93% +39.83%  

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 181 38 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 51.57% 37.62% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 15 15
Median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £81 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.04% -26.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 June 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 - 9 £450 -
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Analytics
5 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Banking
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) LDAP
7 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Equities
7 5 (35.71%) Social Network
7 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
7 5 (35.71%) Artifactory
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (35.71%) Node.js
7 5 (35.71%) Multithreading

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Jetty
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) KDB
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (14.29%) Endeca
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.14%) IDOL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Artifactory
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) Flash
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) STL
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Equities
2 5 (35.71%) Social Network
2 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
3 3 (21.43%) Derivative
3 3 (21.43%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Economics
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) PnL Attribution
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago