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 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 85 104
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 1.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 3.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 0
Median daily rate £545 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +38.70%  

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 367 532 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.45% 35.23% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 357 333
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.98% +16.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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 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 23 June 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 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) XHTML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) WordPress
4 2 (25.00%) Symfony
4 2 (25.00%) Zend
4 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (25.00%) Drupal
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Tornado
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) HBase
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) Laravel
1 2 (25.00%) LESS
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Sass
1 2 (25.00%) Symfony
1 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) NumPy
2 1 (12.50%) PyQt
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (25.00%) Zend