The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 74 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.44% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 2.29% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
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£450 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+134.48% -61.33%
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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
240 175 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.79% 19.40% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 141
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.62 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) QA
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) C++
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
9 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 4 (18.18%) IPTV
9 4 (18.18%) VLAN
9 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 4 (18.18%) Physics
9 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) DVB
1 4 (18.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Hudson
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 3 (13.64%) Symfony
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) XSLT
6 2 (9.09%) Java EE
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 4 (18.18%) MPEG
3 4 (18.18%) IPTV
3 4 (18.18%) Physics
3 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
4 2 (9.09%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) Tcl
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) VB6
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Capita
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase
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