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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 97 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.99% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £228 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £28.06
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +2.23%
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
403 304 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.85% 26.69% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 199 156
Average daily rate £415 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -35.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 £18.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) Acrobat
4 5 (35.71%) RoboHelp
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) CMS
4 5 (35.71%) XMetaL
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) FrameMaker
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Android
4 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Acrobat
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (35.71%) FrameMaker
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
1 5 (35.71%) RoboHelp
1 5 (35.71%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Author
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Author
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Blog
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Content Management
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) DataFlux
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle