The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - 17 12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - 1.61% 6.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.57% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £370 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15 28 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 27.27% 45.16% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
Median daily rate £275 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree