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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.57% 1.69% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.12% 6.25% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
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£285 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -57.43%
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
254 144 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.64% 26.97% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 76 107
Average daily rate £335 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.29 £34.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.02% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £46.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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
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 31 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
3 8 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Operations Research
3 8 (50.00%) Economics
3 8 (50.00%) Statistics
3 8 (50.00%) SAS
3 8 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 8 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
4 7 (43.75%) Informatica
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) ETL
4 7 (43.75%) Teradata
4 7 (43.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) WordPress
7 3 (18.75%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 8 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Data Scientist
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) DOM
3 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
2 8 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 8 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (50.00%) Economics
2 8 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
3 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Operations Research
1 8 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Android Development
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) R
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Teradata
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Tripwire
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) CyberSource
2 1 (6.25%) DataCash
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