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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.35% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 1.02% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £311 £375 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +42.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -12.67%
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
139 98 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.31% 31.11% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 68 22
Average daily rate £475 £375 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +42.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £22.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) IIBA
3 2 (28.57%) Telematics
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) FATCA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Thrift
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
1 2 (28.57%) Telematics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) IIBA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (14.29%) EMIR
1 1 (14.29%) FATCA
1 1 (14.29%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) F5