Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.60% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 1.14% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 - £95
10th Percentile £325 - £88
90th Percentile £499 - £411
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.39 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.80% +116.67% -50.11%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 95 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.17% 38.43% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 56
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.90% -22.50%
10th Percentile £275 £178 £115
90th Percentile £440 £474 £423
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +6.45% +1.97% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.89% +5.19% -6.25%
10th Percentile £16.99 £10.29 £11.38
90th Percentile £30.95 £30.30 £36.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -15.49%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Staffordshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £360 - 6
Tamworth - 3 £500 - 2
Cannock - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Law
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) HNC
2 4 (40.00%) HND
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Communications Security
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) AccuRev
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
1 4 (40.00%) Law
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) WinForms
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Communications Security
3 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) HNC
2 4 (40.00%) HND
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CBAP
3 1 (10.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Xamarin