Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 153 167
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 2.18% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £523 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.29% - +55.56%
10th Percentile £359 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £413 £360
Yorkshire median daily rate £511 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +41.03% +3.57% +47.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +36.11% -82.00%

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 903 1191 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.76% 33.29% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 736 903
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 64
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.28 £9.58
90th Percentile £22.43 £22.80 £44.03
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 13 £523 +54.81% 3
Bradford +14 2 £320 -14.72%
Computer Science
Yorkshire

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

1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) NHS
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Reference Data
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
5 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
5 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber

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 (6.67%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) BAPI
1 1 (6.67%) Dropwizard
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) IDoc
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ALE
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
1 4 (26.67%) Reference Data
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) ABAP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Qualys
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Sophos
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec
1 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro