The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.98% 2.70% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 10.53% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 91 95 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 38.72% 25.61% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 71 62
Median daily rate £418 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £745 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.18 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Sheffield

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Sheffield

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

1 12 (80.00%) Degree
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (20.00%) GoCD
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) Personalization

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.67%) Documentum
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) FileNet
1 1 (6.67%) Liferay
1 1 (6.67%) LiveCycle
1 1 (6.67%) LiveLink
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) GoCD
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSR 170
4 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
4 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Personalization
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) OpenText
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Vignette
3 1 (6.67%) Xerox