The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 92 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.55% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 2.19% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
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£450 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £13.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+160.37% -64.18%
Computer Science
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
451 366 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.19% 25.00% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 182 226
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Leeds -2 4 £450 +38.46% 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (28.57%) ISEB
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Service Management
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) IPTV
7 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (19.05%) Physics
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) VLAN
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
1 4 (19.05%) DVB
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) Symfony
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) JSP
7 1 (4.76%) Servlets
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) IPTV
3 4 (19.05%) Physics
3 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand
3 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (19.05%) MPEG
4 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) STB
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Tcl
3 4 (19.05%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) APMP
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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