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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.35% - 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
Computer Science
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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
22 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 47.83% 13.64% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +157.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree