Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 140 142
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +35
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 39 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.15% 0.28% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.04% 0.88% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 26
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £545 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.83% +67.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £394 £313 £263
90th Percentile £641 £545 £419
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £325
% change year-on-year +5.00% +53.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 965 904 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.42% 32.07% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 620 886
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £292 £263 £291
90th Percentile £575 £557 £554
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +9.99% -0.69%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.42 £9.05
90th Percentile £26.25 £27.05 £17.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.25 £13.76
% change year-on-year +32.11% -3.67% +5.81%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +2 37 £545 - 21
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 37 (94.87%) Degree
2 30 (76.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (43.59%) Serverless
3 17 (43.59%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (43.59%) Terraform
3 17 (43.59%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (43.59%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (43.59%) Auto-Scaling
3 17 (43.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (43.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 17 (43.59%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (43.59%) Amazon S3
3 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (43.59%) Firewall
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) Ansible
6 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
6 8 (20.51%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
6 8 (20.51%) Python
7 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.38%) OO
8 6 (15.38%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.82%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Docker
10 4 (10.26%) Kafka
10 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (10.26%) JIRA

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 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon ELB
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon S3
1 17 (43.59%) AWS CloudFormation
1 17 (43.59%) AWS Lambda
1 17 (43.59%) Serverless
1 17 (43.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) BGP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) MPLS
2 3 (7.69%) OSPF
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.56%) OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Consultant
2 11 (28.21%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) AWS Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Developer in Test
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Test Automation Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer in Test
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Kafka
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) NHS
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Auto-Scaling
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
4 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.38%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
7 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (10.26%) High Availability
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.69%) API Design
8 3 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) Network Design
8 3 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C#
1 8 (20.51%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) R
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (94.87%) Degree
2 30 (76.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) CCIE
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
5 1 (2.56%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.56%) GIAC
5 1 (2.56%) GSSP-.NET
5 1 (2.56%) GSSP-JAVA
5 1 (2.56%) GWAPT
5 1 (2.56%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) HL7
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Terraform
2 9 (23.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco
1 4 (10.26%) F5
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Dell
2 2 (5.13%) EMC
2 2 (5.13%) NetApp
2 2 (5.13%) Splunk
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle