The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank - 34 29
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 1.59% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.19% 1.45%
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 £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £47.39 £31.44
% change year-on-year -60.43% +50.73%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 81 77 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 31.64% 30.56% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 42
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £485 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.67 £16.50 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.30% -68.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Liverpool

Computer Science
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 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 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