Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 135 161
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.38% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.41% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +14.43% +150.00%
10th Percentile £342 £325 £313
90th Percentile £553 £488 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +79.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 885 992 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.79% 33.18% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 609 805
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £266 £262 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 66
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £14.75 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.54% -4.39% +6.40%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.80 £9.75
90th Percentile £19.56 £29.19 £21.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.64% -0.90% +11.11%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -3 10 £395 -4.82% 8
Bradford +3 2 £320 -14.72% 1
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
7 2 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
3 1 (8.33%) Product Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) BAPI
2 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
2 1 (8.33%) IDoc
2 1 (8.33%) SAP ALE
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) SAP