The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 April 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.88% 1.47% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 4.97% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -17.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year -54.83% +27.04%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 140 161 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 32.94% 29.49% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 125 99
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £747 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £12.42 £19.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.13% +51.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £17.55 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £21.95 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Sheffield +13 8 £500 +61.29% 8
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (40.00%) GoCD
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Personalization
5 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) FileNet
1 1 (10.00%) Liferay
1 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle
1 1 (10.00%) LiveLink
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) GoCD
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSR 170
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Personalization
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Go
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Vignette
3 1 (10.00%) Xerox