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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 97 97 106
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.98% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Median daily rate £415 £338 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% +141.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.70% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.20 £30.72
% change year-on-year -61.27% +47.11%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 426 506 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 31.77% 26.58% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 342 263
Median daily rate £405 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 28
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.13 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.76% +14.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £11.25 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.25 £20.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Leeds +3 5 £415 +25.28% 11
Pudsey - 1 - -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
4 4 (26.67%) HBase
4 4 (26.67%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) HDFS
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (26.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (20.00%) SaltStack
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PowerExchange
3 1 (6.67%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) CloudBees
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (26.67%) HBase
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Power BI
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) Calabash
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) XHTML
3 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Laravel
3 2 (13.33%) LESS
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) Symfony
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) HDFS
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (13.33%) Zend
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Kony
4 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Temenos
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter