Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 January 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.30% 1.80% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.00% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Watford median daily rate - £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.73% +88.36%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £365 £425
% change year-on-year -4.11% -14.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 294 350 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.36% 90.21% 86.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 153 118
Watford median daily rate £435 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £313 £201 £216
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Watford median hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.35% +31.48% -41.71%
10th Percentile £17.85 £14.23 £11.81
90th Percentile £32.75 £37.90 £15.55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.74 £18.00 £38.60
% change year-on-year +4.08% -53.37% +79.53%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 19 January 2019, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle