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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.56% 5.88% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 19.05% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £460 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -34.21%
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
8 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 22.22% 30.88% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Median daily rate £294 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £376 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.08 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.80% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) SpaceWire
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos
3 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (25.00%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) SpaceWire
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) GCC
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (25.00%) Robotics
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) SysML
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) ANSI C
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat