The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.45% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
25 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 40.32% 54.84% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate £525 £510 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) ANSI C
2 3 (75.00%) SpaceWire
2 3 (75.00%) Cygwin
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Avionics
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (50.00%) CMMI
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (50.00%) ECSS
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) OpenCV

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) GCC
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Avionics
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Mechatronics
3 1 (25.00%) Robotics
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) CMMI
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) SysML
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) ANSI C
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat