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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.67% 33.33% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 36
Average daily rate £425 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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