Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.78% 0.39% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.02% 1.16% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £300 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +73.91% -58.93%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £88
90th Percentile £380 £325 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £331 £330
% change year-on-year +25.28% +0.38% -19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.75 £31.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% +108.33% -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 127 86 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 43.34% 33.59% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 60 65
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £276 £175 £153
90th Percentile £451 £425 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £10.74 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.58% -65.08% +132.08%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £17.39
90th Percentile £59.50 £18.73 £42.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +9.38% -8.57%

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
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 17 November 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 +4 11 £360 +20.00% 2
Computer Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (92.86%) WinForms
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) VB.NET
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 12 (85.71%) JIRA
3 12 (85.71%) WPF
3 12 (85.71%) AccuRev
3 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
4 7 (50.00%) RESTful
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Push Notifications
6 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (7.14%) Xamarin
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Objective-C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) AccuRev
1 12 (85.71%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 9 (64.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
5 5 (35.71%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) WinForms
2 12 (85.71%) WPF
3 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) VB.NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Xamarin