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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 99 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 2.84% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£130 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -40.00%
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
437 388 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.22% 24.92% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 234 228
Average daily rate £325 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £12.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £25.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 1 £130 -60.00% 10
Wakefield - - - - 3
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos