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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 47 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.24% 0.93% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.25% 3.87% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +74.27%

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
207 155 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.90% 23.96% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 72 109
Median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 8
Median hourly rate £20.67 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.63 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 8 £405 - 6
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £335 -
Harpenden - 1 £600 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 3
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) Perl
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Ruby
3 11 (64.71%) Puppet
3 11 (64.71%) High Availability
3 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Salt
3 11 (64.71%) LAPP Stack
3 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
3 11 (64.71%) Clustering
3 11 (64.71%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (64.71%) Apache
3 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) SSL
3 11 (64.71%) RHCE
4 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) LAMP
6 6 (35.29%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) VB
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 11 (64.71%) Apache
1 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) SSL
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (47.06%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Interactive Media
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (35.29%) LAMP
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) J2ME
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
1 11 (64.71%) High Availability
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) Perl
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Ruby
3 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) C
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) RHCE
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
1 11 (64.71%) Salt
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Packer
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Xerox