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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.61% - 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% - 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
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 £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 30.30% 21.68% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 12
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £179 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Average hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) V-Model
2 12 (92.31%) High Availability
2 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
2 12 (92.31%) MS Office
2 12 (92.31%) UML
2 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (92.31%) ISO 9001
2 12 (92.31%) TickIT
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (61.54%) Life Science
4 8 (61.54%) Manufacturing
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
6 6 (46.15%) CMDB
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) C#
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 5 (38.46%) Logistics
8 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
1 12 (92.31%) MS Office
1 12 (92.31%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Release Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Life Science
3 6 (46.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) High Availability
1 12 (92.31%) UML
1 12 (92.31%) V-Model
1 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Logistics
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) ISO 9001
1 12 (92.31%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft