Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 163 158
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5 +47
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 71 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.46% 0.52% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 1.67% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 33
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £363 £379 £270
90th Percentile £639 £545 £425
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +21.62% +32.14% -6.67%

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 1,465 1,317 1,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.03% 31.00% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 862 1,148
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £254 £258 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.20 £10.85
90th Percentile £27.41 £26.25 £28.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +7.99%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +32 58 £550 +5.26% 22
South Yorkshire +3 7 £405 -19.00% 8
North Yorkshire -1 4 £488 +2.63% 4
East Yorkshire +1 1 £400 - 2
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 65 (91.55%) Degree
2 54 (76.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (28.17%) Firewall
5 20 (28.17%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (28.17%) Amazon S3
5 20 (28.17%) Amazon ELB
5 20 (28.17%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (28.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (28.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (28.17%) Auto-Scaling
5 20 (28.17%) Serverless
5 20 (28.17%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (28.17%) Terraform
6 18 (25.35%) OO
7 17 (23.94%) Java
8 15 (21.13%) Python
8 15 (21.13%) Finance
9 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
10 13 (18.31%) Web Services
11 11 (15.49%) C#
11 11 (15.49%) Docker
11 11 (15.49%) IT Strategy
12 10 (14.08%) Selenium
12 10 (14.08%) Mathematics
12 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.68%) DevOps
13 9 (12.68%) Ansible
13 9 (12.68%) Kafka

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 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.82%) SAS
1 2 (2.82%) WordPress
2 1 (1.41%) nginx
2 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (28.17%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (28.17%) Amazon ELB
2 20 (28.17%) Amazon S3
2 20 (28.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 20 (28.17%) AWS Lambda
2 20 (28.17%) Serverless
2 20 (28.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (5.63%) iPaaS
4 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) BGP
2 5 (7.04%) DNS
2 5 (7.04%) LAN
2 5 (7.04%) MPLS
2 5 (7.04%) OSPF
2 5 (7.04%) WAN
3 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Selenium
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
4 3 (4.23%) AppScan
4 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
5 2 (2.82%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.41%) Gradle
6 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.41%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Architect
2 14 (19.72%) Consultant
2 14 (19.72%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) AWS Consultant
4 8 (11.27%) Agile Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Automation Tester
4 8 (11.27%) Developer in Test
4 8 (11.27%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Java Developer in Test
4 8 (11.27%) Test Automation Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Tester
5 7 (9.86%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Agile Tester
5 7 (9.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (9.86%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Architect
7 5 (7.04%) AWS Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) Kafka
3 7 (9.86%) .NET
4 5 (7.04%) RESTful
5 3 (4.23%) CSS
5 3 (4.23%) CSS3
6 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.82%) Django
6 2 (2.82%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.82%) Sass
6 2 (2.82%) scikit-learn
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 2 (2.82%) Theano
7 1 (1.41%) JPA
7 1 (1.41%) Node.js
7 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.41%) Redux
7 1 (1.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) CUDA
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) GPGPU
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) Life Science
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
1 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Auto-Scaling
3 18 (25.35%) OO
4 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
5 11 (15.49%) IT Strategy
6 10 (14.08%) Mathematics
6 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.68%) DevOps
8 8 (11.27%) TOGAF
9 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.86%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.45%) High Availability
10 6 (8.45%) ITIL
10 6 (8.45%) SDLC
11 5 (7.04%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
11 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.04%) Network Design
11 5 (7.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Java
2 15 (21.13%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) R
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Java 8
7 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.41%) Scala
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (91.55%) Degree
2 54 (76.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.04%) CCNP
3 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.63%) CCIE
5 3 (4.23%) CISA
5 3 (4.23%) CISM
5 3 (4.23%) CISSP
5 3 (4.23%) CRISC
5 3 (4.23%) CSSLP
5 3 (4.23%) GIAC
5 3 (4.23%) GSSP-.NET
5 3 (4.23%) GSSP-JAVA
5 3 (4.23%) GWAPT
5 3 (4.23%) ISACA
5 3 (4.23%) PhD
6 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.82%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.82%) MCP
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) HL7
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) Terraform
2 9 (12.68%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Nessus
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco
2 7 (9.86%) F5
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.23%) Dell
5 3 (4.23%) EMC
5 3 (4.23%) NetApp
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Splunk
6 2 (2.82%) Dataiku
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore