Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.43% 2.80% 4.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.23% 8.98% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Leicestershire median daily rate - £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.63% +77.78%
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +22.22% -6.90% +29.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.08 - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 153 167 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 27.27% 31.21% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 100 78
Leicestershire median daily rate £325 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.04% -7.32%
10th Percentile £188 £105 £107
90th Percentile £500 £488 £429
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.33% +33.93% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.23 £14.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £45.60 £39.50 £42.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.56% +10.29% +13.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 3 - - 2
Computer Science
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Logistics
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) MQTT
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) WAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle