Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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, Comp Sci)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.53% 2.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Luton median daily rate £388 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.55% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -21.82% -8.33% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 242 276 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 92.37% 90.49% 87.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 207 166
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £335 £306
90th Percentile £588 £645 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -30.00%
10th Percentile £49.50 £49.02 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £28.40
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.03
% change year-on-year -11.11% +72.74% -65.27%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Luton

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Service Design
3 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory