The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Merseyside region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% - 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% - 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£450 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.72% 17.24% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 23
Average daily rate £425 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £11.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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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
Liverpool - 1 £450 - 4
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree