The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 125 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 2.68% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Average daily rate
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£190 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £501 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -40.00%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
667 598 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.64% 27.03% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 354 310
Average daily rate £330 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 43
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £11.75 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £31.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Yorkshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Yorkshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
West Yorkshire -17 2 £130 -60.00% 17
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 8
South Yorkshire - - - - 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) DB2
5 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase