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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 122 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.96% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +3.03%
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
660 611 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.05% 26.65% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 361 269
Average daily rate £355 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 65
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -13.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 -8 6 £233 - 13
South Yorkshire -2 1 £375 - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Physics
4 3 (30.00%) Games
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) Interactive Media
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (10.00%) Spring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) DataStage
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
1 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (30.00%) Interactive Media
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Graduate
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Interactive Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Graduate
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Physics
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos