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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.56% 2.94% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£420 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +46.15%
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
17 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 47.22% 14.71% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 11
Average daily rate £420 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Web Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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