The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 94 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 110 155 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 2.18% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.29% 5.74% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 120 82
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£425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £628 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £42.02 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -40.00%
Computer Science
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2080 2701 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.83% 38.06% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 2025 1781
Average daily rate £450 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 59
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £41.38 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 159 (78.33%) Degree
2 77 (37.93%) SQL
3 63 (31.03%) Finance
3 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (28.08%) OO
5 50 (24.63%) Java
6 48 (23.65%) Linux
7 43 (21.18%) HTML
8 42 (20.69%) C#
9 41 (20.20%) Web Services
9 41 (20.20%) Analytics
10 40 (19.70%) JavaScript
11 37 (18.23%) Banking
12 36 (17.73%) Software Engineering
13 35 (17.24%) C++
14 34 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (16.26%) Mathematics
16 30 (14.78%) CSS
17 29 (14.29%) Oracle
18 28 (13.79%) Relational Database
19 27 (13.30%) UNIX
20 26 (12.81%) XML
20 26 (12.81%) Investment Banking
21 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
22 24 (11.82%) Windows
22 24 (11.82%) Python
22 24 (11.82%) Git (software)
23 22 (10.84%) .NET
23 22 (10.84%) Project Management
24 21 (10.34%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.90%) Apache
2 10 (4.93%) SAS
2 10 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.94%) Node.js
4 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.97%) IIS
6 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.48%) JBoss
6 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.99%) Confluence
7 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 20 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) MS Office
3 7 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.46%) MS Project
5 3 (1.48%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.48%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.99%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.49%) SPSS
7 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) RMDS
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (0.49%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.46%) Firewall
2 4 (1.97%) DNS
3 3 (1.48%) Intranet
3 3 (1.48%) DHCP
3 3 (1.48%) HTTP
3 3 (1.48%) LDAP
3 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.99%) Wireless
4 2 (0.99%) WAN
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) DVB
5 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
5 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (6.90%) MySQL
5 12 (5.91%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.42%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.93%) Big Data
8 9 (4.43%) QlikView
9 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.96%) DataStage
12 5 (2.46%) DB2
12 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.97%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Power View
14 3 (1.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.88%) Subversion
3 13 (6.40%) JIRA
4 10 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.93%) Mercurial
4 10 (4.93%) Xcode
5 8 (3.94%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.94%) Redmine
5 8 (3.94%) FogBugz
5 8 (3.94%) Trac
6 6 (2.96%) Selenium
6 6 (2.96%) Maven
6 6 (2.96%) Toad
7 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.97%) Mocha
8 4 (1.97%) JUnit
8 4 (1.97%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.48%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (31.03%) Finance
2 37 (18.23%) Banking
3 26 (12.81%) Investment Banking
4 20 (9.85%) Front Office
5 15 (7.39%) Marketing
6 9 (4.43%) Games
7 5 (2.46%) Advertising
8 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.99%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Retail
10 1 (0.49%) International Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.49%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 118 (58.13%) Developer
2 19 (9.36%) Analyst
3 15 (7.39%) Java Developer
4 12 (5.91%) iOS Developer
4 12 (5.91%) Quantitative Developer
5 11 (5.42%) PHP Developer
5 11 (5.42%) C++ Developer
5 11 (5.42%) C# Developer
6 10 (4.93%) SQL Developer
7 8 (3.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 8 (3.94%) Architect
8 7 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Android Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (2.96%) DBA
9 6 (2.96%) Tester
9 6 (2.96%) Junior
9 6 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.18%) HTML
2 41 (20.20%) Web Services
3 30 (14.78%) CSS
4 26 (12.81%) XML
5 22 (10.84%) .NET
6 14 (6.90%) Spring
7 13 (6.40%) JSON
8 12 (5.91%) HTML5
9 11 (5.42%) REST
10 10 (4.93%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.93%) XSL
10 10 (4.93%) XHTML
11 8 (3.94%) WPF
11 8 (3.94%) Cocoa
11 8 (3.94%) Cocoa Touch
12 7 (3.45%) J2EE
13 6 (2.96%) RESTful
13 6 (2.96%) WCF
13 6 (2.96%) JMS
13 6 (2.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (16.26%) Mathematics
3 19 (9.36%) User Experience
4 15 (7.39%) Algorithms
5 13 (6.40%) Mobile App
6 12 (5.91%) Data Structures
7 10 (4.93%) Physics
7 10 (4.93%) iPhone
7 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.94%) Market Risk
9 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (3.45%) iPad
10 6 (2.96%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.96%) Social Media
10 6 (2.96%) Equities
10 6 (2.96%) Fixed Income
10 6 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.46%) Statistics
11 5 (2.46%) Data Extraction
12 4 (1.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.65%) Linux
2 27 (13.30%) UNIX
3 24 (11.82%) Windows
4 17 (8.37%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.93%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) Solaris
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.08%) OO
3 41 (20.20%) Analytics
4 36 (17.73%) Software Engineering
5 22 (10.84%) Project Management
6 21 (10.34%) MVC
7 19 (9.36%) TDD
8 18 (8.87%) Scrum
8 18 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.37%) Data Modelling
9 17 (8.37%) Validation
9 17 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.39%) iOS Development
11 14 (6.90%) OOP
12 13 (6.40%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.40%) Multithreading
12 13 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.91%) ITIL
13 12 (5.91%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.93%) SQL
2 50 (24.63%) Java
3 42 (20.69%) C#
4 40 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.24%) C++
6 24 (11.82%) Python
7 16 (7.88%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.39%) PHP
8 15 (7.39%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.91%) Scala
9 12 (5.91%) VBA
9 12 (5.91%) Perl
10 11 (5.42%) Objective-C
11 10 (4.93%) Ruby
11 10 (4.93%) PHP5
12 6 (2.96%) C
13 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.48%) VBScript
14 3 (1.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 159 (78.33%) Degree
2 11 (5.42%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.93%) ISEB
4 7 (3.45%) CISSP
5 6 (2.96%) PhD
5 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.48%) CEH
7 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) MCTS
8 2 (0.99%) CISM
8 2 (0.99%) MCSE
8 2 (0.99%) MCSA
8 2 (0.99%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) PMP
9 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.88%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) SLA
3 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Nmap
2 2 (0.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) HDFS
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.49%) NFS
3 1 (0.49%) Varnish
3 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) Nessus
2 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.99%) Oozie
3 1 (0.49%) SmokePing
3 1 (0.49%) Control-M
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Oracle
2 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.94%) Zend
3 8 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.45%) IBM
4 7 (3.45%) Sybase
4 7 (3.45%) Teradata
4 7 (3.45%) Tableau
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco
6 5 (2.46%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.97%) DataFlux
7 4 (1.97%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.97%) Trillium
7 4 (1.97%) Informatica
7 4 (1.97%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.97%) Datanomic
8 3 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.48%) Juniper
8 3 (1.48%) Adobe
9 2 (0.99%) EPiServer
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