The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.90% 1.07% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% 3.16% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £335 £375 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +42.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
Computer Science
South Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
130 95 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.88% 33.81% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 21
Median daily rate £450 £350 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +32.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £275 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +6.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Symfony
3 3 (30.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) EMIR
4 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MiFID
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Mercurial

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) RSpec
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Laravel
2 3 (30.00%) Symfony
3 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) IIBA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (20.00%) EMIR
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (10.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) F5