Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 120 147
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -36
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% 0.88% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 2.60% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Leeds median daily rate £534 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.23% -7.14% +27.27%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £523 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +49.29% +1.45% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £12.25 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 670 884 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.17% 33.79% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 564 712
Leeds median daily rate £410 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +3.44% +22.14%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £574 £575 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 39
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -18.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.62 £11.72 £8.84
90th Percentile £21.58 £15.00 £41.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -3.45%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Leeds

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Leeds

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Leeds

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
1 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) HL7
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Qualys
1 1 (8.33%) Sophos
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec
1 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro