Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.45% 1.05% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 3.40% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 227 294 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.14% 30.85% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 202 170
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +19.58%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £213
90th Percentile £615 £586 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% +15.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £27.50 £12.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +123.80% -20.13%
10th Percentile £19.60 £11.86 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £30.75 £18.38
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £17.30 £12.49
% change year-on-year +33.42% +38.47% -16.73%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management

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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus