Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.07% 1.25% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 3.42% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Luton median daily rate £398 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.70% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £455 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -17.27% -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 Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 93 117 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 33.21% 36.68% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 98 51
Luton median daily rate £375 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £219 £270 £313
90th Percentile £596 £595 £538
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Luton median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.05
10th Percentile £16.00 - £11.68
90th Percentile £19.50 - £12.43
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.38 £14.50 £28.53
% change year-on-year +12.93% -49.17% -4.92%

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 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analysis

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 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Transition Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory