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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.99% 1.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 3.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £388 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +17.58%
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
173 154 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.33% 36.24% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 113 52
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £252 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.72 £12.33 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -17.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.52 £10.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.41 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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
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 26 September 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
1 12 (80.00%) Symfony
1 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 12 (80.00%) Laravel
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) MiFID
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) EMIR
6 2 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
1 12 (80.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) Laravel
1 12 (80.00%) Symfony
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Derivative
1 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
1 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (13.33%) EMIR
1 2 (13.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) F5