Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 December 2018 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 171 175
Rank change year-on-year +44 +4 +29
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 73 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.48% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.45% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £449 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.99% +19.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £353 £263
90th Percentile £638 £549 £425
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% +32.23% +5.44%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,302 3,784 4,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.93% 85.46% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,935 2,499 2,910
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £259
90th Percentile £563 £550 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 99 141
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +2.21%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.69
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.95
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +29 53 £550 +37.50% 24
South Yorkshire +4 9 £405 - 8
North Yorkshire -2 5 £488 - 12
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 8
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 60 (82.19%) Degree
2 54 (73.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (31.51%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (28.77%) Firewall
4 21 (28.77%) Finance
5 20 (27.40%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (27.40%) Amazon S3
5 20 (27.40%) Amazon ELB
5 20 (27.40%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (27.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (27.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (27.40%) Auto-Scaling
5 20 (27.40%) Serverless
5 20 (27.40%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (27.40%) Terraform
6 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.03%) OO
7 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
8 15 (20.55%) Python
9 14 (19.18%) Java
10 13 (17.81%) Web Services
11 12 (16.44%) C#
11 12 (16.44%) Selenium
11 12 (16.44%) Docker
11 12 (16.44%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (15.07%) IT Strategy
13 9 (12.33%) Ansible
13 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (12.33%) Kafka
13 9 (12.33%) Mathematics

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 (2.74%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.74%) SAS
1 2 (2.74%) WordPress
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) nginx
2 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.51%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.40%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (27.40%) Amazon ELB
2 20 (27.40%) Amazon S3
2 20 (27.40%) AWS CloudFormation
2 20 (27.40%) AWS Lambda
2 20 (27.40%) Serverless
2 20 (27.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.48%) iPaaS
5 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) BGP
3 6 (8.22%) LAN
3 6 (8.22%) MPLS
3 6 (8.22%) OSPF
3 6 (8.22%) WAN
4 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.74%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.37%) PBX
5 1 (1.37%) SNMP
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Selenium
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Architect
4 11 (15.07%) AWS Consultant
5 10 (13.70%) Agile Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Agile Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Developer in Test
6 9 (12.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Java Developer in Test
6 9 (12.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Test Automation Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Architect
8 5 (6.85%) AWS Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) Web Services
2 9 (12.33%) Kafka
3 7 (9.59%) ISPF
4 5 (6.85%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) CSS3
7 2 (2.74%) Django
7 2 (2.74%) HTML
7 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.74%) Sass
7 2 (2.74%) scikit-learn
7 2 (2.74%) Theano
8 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.37%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.37%) Node.js
8 1 (1.37%) Spring
8 1 (1.37%) XHTML
8 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.22%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) CUDA
4 2 (2.74%) GPGPU
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) Life Science
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) zOS
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) AIX
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Auto-Scaling
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) OO
3 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.44%) Collaborative Working
5 11 (15.07%) IT Strategy
6 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (12.33%) ITIL
6 9 (12.33%) Mathematics
6 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.96%) Information Security
7 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.22%) DevOps
8 6 (8.22%) High Availability
8 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.22%) Network Design
8 6 (8.22%) Thought Leadership
8 6 (8.22%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (6.85%) TDD
9 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) Python
2 14 (19.18%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) C#
4 7 (9.59%) JCL
4 7 (9.59%) REXX
5 6 (8.22%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.48%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) R
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.37%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (82.19%) Degree
2 54 (73.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.59%) CISA
3 7 (9.59%) CISM
3 7 (9.59%) CISSP
4 6 (8.22%) CCNP
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCIE
6 3 (4.11%) PhD
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.74%) MCP
8 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) HNC
8 1 (1.37%) HND
8 1 (1.37%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) GAMP
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Docker
2 7 (9.59%) ACF2
2 7 (9.59%) RACF
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.74%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) Terraform
2 9 (12.33%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) CA Endevor
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
4 2 (2.74%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Cisco
2 8 (10.96%) F5
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) EMC
6 3 (4.11%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
6 3 (4.11%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) Dataiku
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Sitecore