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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 13 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.35% 2.94% 8.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 9.09% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £95 £358 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.42% -3.37%
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 £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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
19 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.68% 32.35% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Median daily rate £200 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft