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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 2.50% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £340 £336 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

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
186 160 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.85% 27.54% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 79 106
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 12
Median hourly rate £27.81 £15.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.41% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.15 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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
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 19 January 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £340 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) C
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (16.67%) MCTS
6 2 (16.67%) MCITP
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Emacs
1 1 (8.33%) GCC
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Interactive Media
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
1 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) J2ME
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) POSIX
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Energy Management
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCTS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA C
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Packer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) Xerox