The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.56% 3.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.00% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
Computer Science
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 34.72% 32.80% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 19
Median daily rate £338 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.13 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) TickIT
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) OOD
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Extranet
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) jMock
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Logistics
3 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle