The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.52% - 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.30% 34.04% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 13
Average daily rate £381 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £198 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Watford region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Computer Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle