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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 91 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.31% 0.86% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 3.25% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Average daily rate
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- £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
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
386 308 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.85% 26.62% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 183 111
Average daily rate £375 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.42 £19.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.38 £39.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Physics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Swing
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PHP5
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM