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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 41 37
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.01% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.92% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £80 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -40.00%
Computer Science
East Midlands

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
62 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.60% 20.61% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 23
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +188.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - - 2
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) TickIT
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft