The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 2.06% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +2.38% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 39 32 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 31.97% 32.99% 55.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 33
Median daily rate £325 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.63% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Watford

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Watford