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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.55% 1.15% 2.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 3.77% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £95 £358 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.42% -3.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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
42 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.08% 30.46% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 27
Median daily rate £325 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 £95 -73.42% 1
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Online Games
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft