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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £408 £350 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £350 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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
455 539 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.06% 27.36% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 375 289
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.65 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £21.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 6 £408 +16.42% 10
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) MySQL
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) PHP
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) SLA
6 5 (21.74%) High Availability
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
7 4 (17.39%) HBase
7 4 (17.39%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) Big Data
7 4 (17.39%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Magnolia
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
3 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 4 (17.39%) HBase
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Power BI
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.35%) Mahout
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) Calabash
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (13.04%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) ebXML
4 3 (13.04%) LAMP
4 3 (13.04%) Node.js
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) React
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) Sass
5 2 (8.70%) XHTML
6 1 (4.35%) Cascading
6 1 (4.35%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) PKI
1 3 (13.04%) Smartcard
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) Social Network
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
2 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Web Design
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) MapReduce
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) RHCE
4 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) HL7
3 2 (8.70%) QA
4 1 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) HDFS
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Kony
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Temenos
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter