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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.72% - 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.03% - 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Median daily rate £425 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.98% +22.00%
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
116 139 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.57% 32.18% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 106
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £615 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 15
Median hourly rate £39.76 £16.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.50% -30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.68 £32.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Lytham St Annes - 3 £425 -
Blackpool - 2 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Firmware
4 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) LDAP
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Web Design
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) TDD

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Author
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
2 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) VME
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) CMMI
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) COBOL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Firmware
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow