The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Lancashire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% 0.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
113 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.80% 24.45% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 24 32
Average daily rate £500 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £350 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 8
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Preston - - - - 4
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 13 (92.86%) PRINCE2
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB Practitioner
1 13 (92.86%) Supplier Management
1 13 (92.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 13 (92.86%) APMP
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Service Management
4 6 (42.86%) ITSM
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) PMI
6 3 (21.43%) PMP
6 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Product Management
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Environment Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Coach
3 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) PRINCE2
1 13 (92.86%) Supplier Management
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITSM
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Product Management
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB Practitioner
1 13 (92.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 13 (92.86%) APMP
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) PMP
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Curam
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