The first 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 90 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.90% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 4.88% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Average daily rate £300 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
- -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
365 246 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.19% 18.43% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 133 145
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.90% -9.20%
Computer Science
Yorkshire

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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 10 £300 - 12
Bradford +4 2 £600 -
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) PHP
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) OO
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) RESTful
4 8 (42.11%) Symfony
4 8 (42.11%) Hudson
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (15.79%) QNX
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Eclipse

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
1 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Hudson
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) jQuery
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
2 8 (42.11%) Symfony
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) Sencha Touch
3 3 (15.79%) Ext JS
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
1 8 (42.11%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) Database Security
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) APMP
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) QNX
1 3 (15.79%) JD Edwards
1 3 (15.79%) Sencha
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft