Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 169 194
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -36
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.75% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 2.35% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 16
Yorkshire median daily rate £511 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.07% - +27.27%
10th Percentile £365 £264 £272
90th Percentile £545 £425 £481
England median daily rate £475 £438 £435
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.57% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.11% -82.00%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year +23.08% +10.75% -19.05%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1293 1743 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.72% 32.04% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1082 1249
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 121
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.28 £9.75
90th Percentile £29.21 £28.75 £28.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +8 13 £523 +49.29% 4
South Yorkshire +11 3 £500 +33.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) NHS
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) Reference Data
5 5 (26.32%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Big Data
6 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) CISSP
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium
7 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Privileged Access Management
8 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (10.53%) Capybara
8 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Calabash
3 2 (10.53%) Capybara
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
1 5 (26.32%) Reference Data
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.53%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.26%) Security Management
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Qualys
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec
2 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro