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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 117 138
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.64% 1.10% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 3.42% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 3
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £410 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 625 906 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.85% 32.12% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 586 579
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 35
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +2 7 £500 +42.85% 18
West Yorkshire +1 3 £545 +55.71% 16
North Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 18 (62.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (55.17%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
5 14 (48.28%) RESTful
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle
6 13 (44.83%) Data Modelling
6 13 (44.83%) Web Services
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) Ruby
10 5 (17.24%) Puppet
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.79%) Firewall
11 4 (13.79%) Migration
11 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
12 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
12 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.34%) Go
12 3 (10.34%) User Experience
12 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.34%) GoCD

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 3 (10.34%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.45%) Documentum
3 1 (3.45%) FileNet
3 1 (3.45%) Liferay
3 1 (3.45%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
3 1 (3.45%) PowerExchange
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) HBase
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) GoCD
2 3 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) RESTful
2 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Laravel
5 2 (6.90%) LESS
5 2 (6.90%) Sass
5 2 (6.90%) Symfony
5 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Java EE
6 1 (3.45%) JSR 170
6 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) Data Modelling
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) Go
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 18 (62.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.90%) Sun
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Ariba
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.45%) OpenText
4 1 (3.45%) Vignette
4 1 (3.45%) Xerox