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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 137 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.23% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.85% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 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 £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
803 702 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.63% 27.37% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 437 349
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.47 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
West Yorkshire -11 5 £400 +185.71% 17
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Adobe
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) N-Tier
5 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
5 5 (20.83%) RoboHelp
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) CMS
5 5 (20.83%) XMetaL
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
5 5 (20.83%) MS Office
5 5 (20.83%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) FrameMaker
5 5 (20.83%) Content Management
5 5 (20.83%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Android
5 5 (20.83%) Information Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Software Architecture

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (20.83%) CMS
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (20.83%) FrameMaker
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
1 5 (20.83%) RoboHelp
1 5 (20.83%) XMetaL
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (8.33%) RSpec
2 1 (4.17%) AccuRev
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) ERwin
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Author
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Author
2 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (8.33%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (4.17%) GWT
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
4 1 (4.17%) scikit-learn
4 1 (4.17%) SciPy
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) N-Tier
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.33%) Psychology
4 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.33%) Telematics
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Blog
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Content Management
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Information Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Software Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) R
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) WCAG
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) DataFlux
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
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