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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 84 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.48% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £415 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 342 382 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.17% 27.11% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 267 174
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £304 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.35 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +24.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) HBase
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (33.33%) HDFS
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (25.00%) Hortonworks
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory

Computer Science
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) CloudBees
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (33.33%) HBase
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Laravel
2 2 (16.67%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) Symfony
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) Flask
3 1 (8.33%) Pandas
3 1 (8.33%) RequireJS
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) HDFS
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (16.67%) Zend
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Kony
4 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (8.33%) Temenos
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter