The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 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)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 1.04% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.86% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6 35 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 17.65% 36.46% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 10
Median daily rate £115 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.83% -10.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Worcestershire