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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £163 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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
216 307 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.39% 37.67% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 158 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £285 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £13.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £40.00 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stevenage +3 1 £460 +60.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £400 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) German Language
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) Informatics
5 3 (18.75%) Blog
5 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Intranet
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Biometrics
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) ClearCase

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Kinematics
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
2 1 (6.25%) PTC Creo
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) SpaceWire
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) GCC
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (18.75%) German Language
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Avionics
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Change Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Change Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) Django
3 1 (6.25%) Express
3 1 (6.25%) hapi
3 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) OpenCV
3 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) Biometrics
2 3 (18.75%) Blog
2 3 (18.75%) Informatics
2 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Mechatronics
4 1 (6.25%) Robotics
4 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) ANSI C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MBA
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) RHCE
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ECSS
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Cygwin
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IFS
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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