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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 37 39
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.73% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.94% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +316.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 82 103 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 29.39% 37.73% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 38
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £199 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
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 £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) TickIT
6 3 (30.00%) V-Model
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD

Computer Science
Top Related 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Extranet
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) jMock
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Logistics
5 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) V-Model
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (20.00%) OOD
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle