The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.96% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% 2.17% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% -16.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 Leicester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 44 46 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 28.76% 29.87% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 33
Median daily rate £325 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.10% +3.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.25% +8.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £13.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £13.50 £13.60
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 Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Leicester

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Leicester

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 Leicester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) TickIT
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) TickIT
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
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