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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 107 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 4.74% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
Average daily rate £300 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.21 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
564 401 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.95% 19.53% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 208 201
Average daily rate £325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -17 13 £300 - 11
North Yorkshire +2 6 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £264 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (65.71%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) jQuery
4 14 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (28.57%) PHP
5 10 (28.57%) C#
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) OO
7 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) MVC
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) Apache
8 7 (20.00%) Selenium
8 7 (20.00%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Symfony
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (20.00%) RESTful
8 7 (20.00%) Hudson
8 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (17.14%) Graphic Design

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Heroku
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) Intranet
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
1 7 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.00%) Hudson
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) PhoneGap
General
1 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Integration Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) jQuery
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) Symfony
3 7 (20.00%) RESTful
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
6 3 (8.57%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) OpenGL
6 3 (8.57%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) Sencha Touch
6 3 (8.57%) Ext JS
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 2 (5.71%) Java EE
7 2 (5.71%) XML
8 1 (2.86%) J2EE
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Graphic Design
2 4 (11.43%) Social Media
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.57%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.57%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) OO
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) TDD
2 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.29%) Web Development
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.71%) Database Security
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) PHP
4 10 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) APMP
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Foglight
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) QNX
2 3 (8.57%) JD Edwards
2 3 (8.57%) Sencha
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix