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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.33% 2.36% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 7.03% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £361 £610 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.77% -15.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £36.73 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +6.44%
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
100 185 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.22% 33.58% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 124 83
Median daily rate £350 £428 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +23.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £222 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.18 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £13.68 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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
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 1 October 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 - 2 £300 -
Blackpool +9 1 £440 -27.86%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £423 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) COBOL
5 3 (23.08%) VME
5 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Typography
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Process Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

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:

General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Writer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Author
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Author
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Process Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu