The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.53% 1.63% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 4.88% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £420 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £420 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
Computer Science
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 123 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.72% 33.42% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 81 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £600 £826
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.24 £22.90 £20.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chorley - 5 £300 -
Blackpool -5 3 £430 +2.38%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Firmware
5 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.79%) VME
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) COBOL
7 3 (15.79%) ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Writer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Author
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (15.79%) VME
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) CMMI
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) COBOL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle