Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 37 31
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 0.65% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Luton median daily rate - £350 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.03% -33.84%
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £338 £500
% change year-on-year - -32.50% +21.95%
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 193 283 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 94.61% 91.29% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 223 156
Luton median daily rate £475 £470 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +5.92% -6.58%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £595
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Luton median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% +60.71% -72.38%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £16.17 £14.50
% change year-on-year +162.91% +11.48% -68.67%

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