Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 76 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 20 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.23% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 3.65% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £365 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% - +28.79%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £211
90th Percentile £560 £638 £476
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.76% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.14% +71.57% +5.15%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 528 466 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.09% 33.62% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 253 189
Hertfordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £151 £212
90th Percentile £571 £569 £502
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +17.86% -9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -18.60% +40.61%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.32 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.40 £47.50 £37.25
East of England median hourly rate £29.47 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.80% +62.79% +2.38%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -8 7 £365 +32.73% 5
Stevenage -2 3 £500 - 6
Borehamwood - 3 £365 -
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 £525 +54.41% 4
Hatfield -9 1 £550 +46.67% 12
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (20.00%) R
5 4 (20.00%) Node.js
5 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (20.00%) Big Data
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (20.00%) Retail

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) JMX
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (15.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Runbook
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) R
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) CCSP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) CISSP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.00%) HND
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) AS 2805
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin