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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 120 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 3.36% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 10
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£350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £287 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -53.84%
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
694 596 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.55% 26.90% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 339 315
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £12.48 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -14 4 £450 +38.46% 10
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 6
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) IPTV
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
6 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand
6 4 (19.05%) Perl
6 4 (19.05%) C++
6 4 (19.05%) C
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) DVB
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (4.76%) Servlets
6 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (19.05%) MPEG
3 4 (19.05%) IPTV
3 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand
4 3 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (9.52%) STB
5 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Tcl
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) C
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
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