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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.48% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
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 £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
149 56 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.82% 24.56% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 36 43
Average daily rate £455 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.71% -45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Telematics
2 2 (66.67%) RSpec
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Thrift
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) Telematics
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco