Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 159 161
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 +44
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 50 24 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.01% 0.57% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 1.78% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +50.94% -11.67%
10th Percentile £394 £413 £263
90th Percentile £636 £545 £434
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £34.54 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.05% -1.31% +21.99%

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 1,452 1,349 1,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.35% 31.88% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 846 1,217
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £263 £263
90th Percentile £565 £556 £565
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 52
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.00 £13.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% -5.49% +5.81%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.11 £9.51
90th Percentile £37.10 £26.25 £19.98
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 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
West Yorkshire +17 39 £535 -1.83% 36
South Yorkshire -10 5 - - 14
North Yorkshire +6 3 £550 +15.79% 13
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 47 (94.00%) Degree
2 32 (64.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (34.00%) Serverless
3 17 (34.00%) Firewall
3 17 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (34.00%) Amazon S3
3 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (34.00%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (34.00%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (34.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (34.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 17 (34.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 17 (34.00%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (34.00%) Terraform
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) Python
7 9 (18.00%) .NET
7 9 (18.00%) C#
7 9 (18.00%) SDLC
7 9 (18.00%) Ansible
7 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Web Services
8 8 (16.00%) Finance
8 8 (16.00%) IT Strategy
9 7 (14.00%) OO
9 7 (14.00%) DevOps
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL
10 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
10 6 (12.00%) JIRA

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 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon ELB
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon S3
1 17 (34.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 17 (34.00%) AWS Lambda
1 17 (34.00%) Serverless
1 17 (34.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) Trello
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) BGP
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) MPLS
3 3 (6.00%) OSPF
3 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.00%) OLAP
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) AppScan
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Gradle
5 1 (2.00%) Liquibase
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Consultant
2 15 (30.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) AWS Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer in Test
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Data Scientist
7 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) Kafka
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) JPA
5 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.00%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.00%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) CUDA
4 1 (2.00%) GPGPU
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) SDLC
3 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.00%) IT Strategy
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (8.00%) High Availability
8 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.00%) API Design
9 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.00%) Open Source
9 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (18.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 3 (6.00%) R
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Java 8
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (94.00%) Degree
2 32 (64.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (10.00%) CISA
3 5 (10.00%) CISM
3 5 (10.00%) CISSP
3 5 (10.00%) CRISC
3 5 (10.00%) CSSLP
3 5 (10.00%) GIAC
3 5 (10.00%) GSSP-.NET
3 5 (10.00%) GSSP-JAVA
3 5 (10.00%) GWAPT
3 5 (10.00%) ISACA
4 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GDPR
1 2 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Terraform
2 9 (18.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) Ambari
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.00%) F5
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) NetApp
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.00%) Dataiku
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore