The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.51% 0.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.41% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
81 85 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.89% 30.80% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 32
Median daily rate £311 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £426 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +164.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £13.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £42.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +17 4 £338 -10.00% 3
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) UML
6 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (33.33%) High Availability
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) V-Model
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Logistics
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
8 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) TickIT
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 2 (13.33%) Java
10 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (13.33%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Extranet
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) jMock
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Logistics
5 5 (33.33%) V-Model
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Delphi
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (20.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle