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 24 June 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 / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.27% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -15.69% +38.70%  

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 62 43 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 39.24% 31.39% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 33
Median daily rate £325 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
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