Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.59% 1.45% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 4.24% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Watford median daily rate £388 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.91% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £381 £263 £291
90th Percentile £394 £468 £524
Hertfordshire median daily rate £318 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +15.45% -31.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 - -

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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 117 118 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.72% 34.10% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 47
Watford median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £213 £130 £195
90th Percentile £550 £538 £527
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £11.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +208.91% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £33.25 £16.40 £16.00
% change year-on-year +102.71% +2.52% -50.77%

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 August 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) dBASE
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP