Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 128 145
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 26 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.01% 1.24% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 8
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £545 £534
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.19% +2.11% +64.23%
10th Percentile £310 £394 £313
90th Percentile £511 £639 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £535 £500
% change year-on-year -27.57% +7.00% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2,257 3,026 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.28% 89.42% 88.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,476 2,061 1,710
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £305 £277
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 68 55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +19.72% +5.19%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.04 £8.41
90th Percentile £34.70 £35.98 £34.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -3.45%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +7 21 £400 -26.61% 16
Bradford - 5 £329 - 6
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (42.31%) Statistics
5 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
5 10 (38.46%) Visualisation
5 10 (38.46%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (38.46%) Tableau
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Retail
7 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 7 (26.92%) Google
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) AWS
8 6 (23.08%) Analytics
8 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
8 6 (23.08%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) DevOps
9 5 (19.23%) pytest
9 5 (19.23%) Power BI
9 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
9 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 5 (19.23%) Selenium

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 4 (15.38%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.54%) SAS
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) Camtasia
2 4 (15.38%) XMetaL
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (11.54%) SPSS
3 3 (11.54%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Power Platform
3 4 (15.38%) GCP
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Power BI
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) Impala
3 3 (11.54%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (11.54%) Spotfire
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
3 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Social Science
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Automation Tester
1 7 (26.92%) Tester
2 4 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Communications Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Python Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
1 5 (19.23%) pytest
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) D3.js
2 4 (15.38%) ggplot
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (3.85%) GraphQL
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Video Editing
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Statistics
3 10 (38.46%) Data Visualisation
3 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) Visualisation
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Data Science
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Content Management
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) MapReduce
8 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (15.38%) Master's Degree
4 3 (11.54%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Tableau
2 7 (26.92%) Google
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) VMware