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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 102 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.065% 1.14% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 3.90% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
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- £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
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
455 333 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.51% 29.08% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 227 122
Average daily rate £375 £320 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.45 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £14.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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 2 July 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Swing
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Swing
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) IBM