The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.74% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.53% 6.49% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 12
Average daily rate
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£358 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £261 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £470 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -40.00%
Computer Science
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 154 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.35% 26.78% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 87 109
Average daily rate £365 £313 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -17.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 19
Average hourly rate £15.29 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.39 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £40.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Hertfordshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Mathematics
3 12 (54.55%) Applied Mathematics
3 12 (54.55%) Predictive Modelling
3 12 (54.55%) Algorithms
3 12 (54.55%) SAS
3 12 (54.55%) Economics
3 12 (54.55%) Statistics
3 12 (54.55%) Operations Research
4 11 (50.00%) Teradata
4 11 (50.00%) ETL
4 11 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 11 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 10 (45.45%) Informatica
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) R
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Time Management
10 3 (13.64%) WordPress
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) Line Management
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (54.55%) SAS
2 3 (13.64%) WordPress
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 11 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Data Scientist
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Magento Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) DOM
3 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Mathematics
2 12 (54.55%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (54.55%) Algorithms
2 12 (54.55%) Economics
2 12 (54.55%) Statistics
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Predictive Modelling
1 12 (54.55%) Operations Research
2 11 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) SEO
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) R
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) Teradata
3 10 (45.45%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) CyberSource
4 1 (4.55%) DataCash
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
Hertfordshire
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