The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.62% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 83 168 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 39.52% 38.98% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 104 62
Median daily rate £440 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £242 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 24
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +176.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Lancashire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Lancashire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Lancashire

Computer Science
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis

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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis