The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 29 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.48% 1.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 3.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +53.36%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 92 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.54% 35.66% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 24
Median daily rate £405 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Computer Science
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft