Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 68 67
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 +31
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.01% 1.79% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 5.00% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £310 £330 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +42.70% -33.93%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £156
90th Percentile £600 £588 £487
East of England median daily rate £408 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +16.50% +4.48% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 - £37.50
10th Percentile £13.58 - £36.25
90th Percentile £40.53 - £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £26.75 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.76% +9.33% +230.25%

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 450 460 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.50% 35.83% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 226 231
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £154 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £10.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £49.05 £30.15
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +15.21% -6.58% -33.33%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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
Welwyn Garden City -9 5 £288 -12.88% 2
Stevenage -12 3 - - 8
Watford -5 2 £388 +40.91% 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 2 - - 1
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (18.75%) R
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
6 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Data Science
6 3 (18.75%) Salt
6 3 (18.75%) Human Resource Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) dBASE
3 1 (6.25%) EDMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Redmine
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Graduate
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JAXB
3 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
3 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Data Science
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Human Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) R
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (12.50%) RHCE
4 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) ECSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Salt
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SAP