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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 110 123 131
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.67% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 2.50% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Median daily rate £475 £325 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +26.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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 656 760 675
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.81% 26.77% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 506 412
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.13 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +37.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.25 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 8 £500 +61.29% 2
West Yorkshire +10 5 £400 +18.51% 13
North Yorkshire +7 2 - - 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Puppet
5 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) High Availability
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
9 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (14.81%) SLA
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat

Computer Science
Top Related 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 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Drupal
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) WordPress
4 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.70%) Documentum
4 1 (3.70%) FileNet
4 1 (3.70%) Liferay
4 1 (3.70%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.70%) LiveLink
4 1 (3.70%) PowerExchange
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) CloudBees
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (14.81%) HBase
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Power BI
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) GoCD
2 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) Calabash
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) RESTful
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) Laravel
5 2 (7.41%) LESS
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) React
5 2 (7.41%) Sass
5 2 (7.41%) Symfony
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) EMC Centera
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) Scala
8 2 (7.41%) Go
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) HDFS
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Nagios
4 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Hortonworks
4 3 (11.11%) SaltStack
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Zend
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
6 1 (3.70%) Kony
6 1 (3.70%) OpenText
6 1 (3.70%) Temenos
6 1 (3.70%) Vignette