Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 80 77
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 1.41% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.09% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -32.20% +10.63%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £252
90th Percentile £376 £580 £638
East of England median daily rate £408 £365 £413
% change year-on-year +11.71% -11.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% +15.70%

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 451 513 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.24% 34.41% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 246 264
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £175 £179 £188
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.63 £43.25 £31.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +8.70% -9.80%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -15 3 £325 -25.71% 3
Hatfield +3 2 - - 13
Hemel Hempstead -6 2 - - 1
Watford -1 1 £388 +34.78% 5
Stevenage -13 1 - - 4
St Albans - 1 £210 - 2
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Wireframes

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) dBASE
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Redmine
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) API Development
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) CDISC
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow