The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.44% 13.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £285 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +16.21%
Computer Science
Staffordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.39% 70.00% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 11
Median daily rate £350 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £353 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) EDI
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) EDI
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft