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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 1.60% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 4.82% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Median daily rate £500 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £338 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +17.58%
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
272 249 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.84% 33.11% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 117 150
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £549 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 8
Median hourly rate £16.75 £22.73 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.30% +51.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £41.10 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 September 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 28 September 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
Watford - 2 £275 -
Stevenage +5 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £600 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (12.50%) MCP
8 2 (12.50%) Cognos
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
8 2 (12.50%) SQL

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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
3 1 (6.25%) PTC Creo
3 1 (6.25%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Emacs
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) J2ME
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) POSIX
2 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Energy Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) AWK
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) MCTS
3 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) PhD
4 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
2 1 (6.25%) MISRA
2 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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