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 28 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.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 1.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -60.22% +46.66%  

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 50 59 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 29.94% 39.60% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 21
Median daily rate £250 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +24.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Logistics
2 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) TickIT
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) V-Model
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) jMock
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) Logistics
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) V-Model
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle