Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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, Comp Sci)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 139 130
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9 +27
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 49 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.46% 0.32% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.38% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £299 £342 £263
90th Percentile £650 £553 £462
Yorkshire median daily rate £456 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +16.99% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,907 2,637 2,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.83% 85.28% 86.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,976 1,792 1,765
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 72
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £34.25 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year -0.72% +16.04% -0.90%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +40 46 £525 +32.91% 15
Bradford -12 1 £388 +21.09% 2
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 43 (87.76%) Degree
2 40 (81.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (34.69%) Serverless
3 17 (34.69%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (34.69%) Terraform
3 17 (34.69%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (34.69%) Amazon S3
3 17 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (34.69%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (34.69%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (34.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (34.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 17 (34.69%) Auto-Scaling
3 17 (34.69%) Firewall
4 12 (24.49%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) IT Strategy
6 10 (20.41%) Docker
6 10 (20.41%) OO
6 10 (20.41%) Web Services
7 9 (18.37%) C#
7 9 (18.37%) Java
8 8 (16.33%) Selenium
8 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.33%) Kafka
9 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco
9 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (12.24%) DNS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) SAS
1 2 (4.08%) WordPress
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Camtasia
2 1 (2.04%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (34.69%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (34.69%) Amazon ELB
1 17 (34.69%) Amazon S3
1 17 (34.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 17 (34.69%) AWS Lambda
1 17 (34.69%) Serverless
1 17 (34.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) iPaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) BGP
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
3 4 (8.16%) MPLS
3 4 (8.16%) OSPF
3 4 (8.16%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.08%) PBX
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Architect
2 11 (22.45%) Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
4 8 (16.33%) AWS Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Developer in Test
4 8 (16.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Java Developer in Test
4 8 (16.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Architect
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Integration Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 8 (16.33%) Kafka
3 5 (10.20%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) Django
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) XML
6 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
6 1 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.04%) scikit-learn
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) TensorFlow
6 1 (2.04%) Theano
6 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) CUDA
3 1 (2.04%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
1 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Auto-Scaling
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) IT Strategy
3 10 (20.41%) OO
4 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Thought Leadership
7 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.16%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (8.16%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Python
2 9 (18.37%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) R
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (87.76%) Degree
2 40 (81.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.24%) CCNP
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.16%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.08%) MCP
5 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) PhD
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) HND
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Terraform
2 6 (12.24%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) F5
3 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.04%) Dataiku
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk