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 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 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.17% 6.06% 2.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% 12.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £95 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.38% +13.51%
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 £42.50 £31.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -34.21%
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
23 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.94% 48.48% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Median daily rate £250 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.93 -
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 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 28 July 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 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 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