The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.45% - 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£420 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.72 £47.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +53.22%
Computer Science
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.90% 28.95% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 13
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £11.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Staffordshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Staffordshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £420 - 2
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) WinForms
4 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) VB
6 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Games
6 3 (37.50%) VB6
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) Online Games
7 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source
7 2 (25.00%) R
7 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (25.00%) Big Data
7 2 (25.00%) Analytics
7 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Online Games
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) VB6
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
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