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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.96% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 3.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£353 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
184 184 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.18% 29.53% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 76
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £197 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.25 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 4 £330 - 1
Watford - 2 - - 4
Letchworth - 2 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 3
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 13 (61.90%) Python
3 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
4 12 (57.14%) Applied Mathematics
4 12 (57.14%) Economics
4 12 (57.14%) Statistics
4 12 (57.14%) Operations Research
4 12 (57.14%) SAS
4 12 (57.14%) Predictive Modelling
4 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (52.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 11 (52.38%) Hadoop
5 11 (52.38%) ETL
5 11 (52.38%) Teradata
6 10 (47.62%) Informatica
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 9 (42.86%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) R
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) C++
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
11 2 (9.52%) Time Management
11 2 (9.52%) Service Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (57.14%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SNMP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle ODI
2 11 (52.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 11 (52.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Data Scientist
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modeller
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
2 12 (57.14%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (57.14%) Economics
2 12 (57.14%) Statistics
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Operations Research
1 12 (57.14%) Predictive Modelling
2 11 (52.38%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) R
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Teradata
3 10 (47.62%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) CyberSource
4 1 (4.76%) DataCash
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
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