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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 96 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 1.15% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 4.50% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 9
Average daily rate
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- £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +7.43%
Computer Science
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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
414 311 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.51% 25.55% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 198 118
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.18 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.83% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Swing
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Swing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore