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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 106 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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
547 451 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.04% 25.74% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 286 236
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 4 £350 +53.84% 11
Huddersfield - 2 £450 -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Adobe
4 6 (33.33%) Acrobat
4 6 (33.33%) RoboHelp
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Content Management
4 6 (33.33%) FrameMaker
4 6 (33.33%) CMS
4 6 (33.33%) XMetaL
4 6 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
5 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Android
5 5 (27.78%) Load Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (33.33%) CMS
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Acrobat
1 6 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
1 6 (33.33%) FrameMaker
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 6 (33.33%) RoboHelp
1 6 (33.33%) XMetaL
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Author
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) GWT
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
2 1 (5.56%) JSF
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.11%) Psychology
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Content Management
2 6 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Load Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Ethnography
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) WCAG
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) DataFlux
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle