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 22 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.65% 0.37% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.14% 1.25% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £335 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% -2.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -20.93% +39.83%  

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 69 80 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 26.14% 29.85% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 48
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £214 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.97 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.39% -4.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.75 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.19 £13.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 3 £325 -2.98% 2
Computer Science
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) TickIT
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere

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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Software Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Logistics
1 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (42.86%) TickIT
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
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