Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.72% 2.78% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.35% 13.64% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Stevenage median daily rate - £460 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £365 £480 £413
% change year-on-year -23.96% +16.36% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Stevenage with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 63 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 42.86% 20.37% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 13
Stevenage median daily rate £317 £298 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -22.73% +16.67%
10th Percentile £137 £104 £263
90th Percentile £394 £414 £520
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Stevenage median hourly rate £26.47 £14.41 £21.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.69% -32.24% +41.77%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.94 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.29 £16.88 £38.38
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £15.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.29% -29.77% +43.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Stevenage

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Stevenage

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Cygwin
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) Validation

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Validation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat