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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.27% 1.72% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 4.55% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +69.91%

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
69 88 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.11% 37.93% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 37
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 0
Median hourly rate £11.17 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

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%) Customer Requirements
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