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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 106 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 2.52% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£228 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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
470 397 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.15% 25.14% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 253 226
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.65 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -20.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.30 £8.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.48 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 -13 2 £228 -30.00% 5
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos