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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.01% 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £888 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
132 126 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.33% 29.65% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 43
Average daily rate £425 £378 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +54.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £538 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 6
Average hourly rate £32.08 £22.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.79% +50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.35 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £32.53 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Blackpool - 4 £888 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Data Management
5 6 (33.33%) HTTP
5 6 (33.33%) Web Design
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) BitLocker
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) Django
6 5 (27.78%) LAMP
6 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (27.78%) SQLite
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) CAML
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) IIS
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) ATM
2 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) ISDN
2 5 (27.78%) SMTP
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
1 5 (27.78%) NUnit
1 5 (27.78%) PHPUnit
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Head of Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Head of Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Head of Technical Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Head of DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Service Operations
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) CAML
2 5 (27.78%) Django
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) LAMP
2 5 (27.78%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Economics
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
2 5 (27.78%) MVS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Data Management
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (33.33%) Web Design
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) DSDM
3 5 (27.78%) RAD
3 5 (27.78%) SSADM
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) FQL
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 5 (27.78%) VBA
3 5 (27.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Curam
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow