The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.50% - 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.28%
Computer Science
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 59 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.57% 22.96% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 17
Average daily rate £400 £323 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +49.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £18.10 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £26.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM