The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 94 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.68% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 2.78% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £340 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.80%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 468 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.98% 22.29% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 245 231
Average daily rate £340 £304 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £473 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.51 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Computer Science
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +13 13 £275 -14.06% 8
North Yorkshire -1 3 - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 7
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 9 (23.68%) Web Development
7 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) Service Management
8 7 (18.42%) QA
9 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) ISEB
9 6 (15.79%) C++
9 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
10 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
10 5 (13.16%) RESTful
10 5 (13.16%) Heroku
10 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (13.16%) Hudson
10 5 (13.16%) .NET
10 5 (13.16%) PHP
10 5 (13.16%) Apache
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) Project Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Heroku
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) DVB
2 4 (10.53%) VLAN
2 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
1 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Hudson
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Environment Manager
5 1 (2.63%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) UI Designer
5 1 (2.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) CSS
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.16%) Symfony
4 5 (13.16%) jQuery
4 5 (13.16%) RESTful
5 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) Java EE
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
7 1 (2.63%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) XSLT
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware
7 1 (2.63%) JSP
7 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) Video on Demand
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.53%) MPEG
2 4 (10.53%) IPTV
2 4 (10.53%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) STB
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) OO
2 9 (23.68%) Web Development
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) Service Management
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) ITSM
8 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.26%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) C
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) Tcl
8 2 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) VB6
9 1 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.26%) APMP
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Foglight
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) BMC
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) IBM