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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 16 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.37% 5.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £395 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

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
18 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.66% 57.89% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Median daily rate £291 £373 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £311 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £12.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 - £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 - £12.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
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