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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
London / City of London
Rank 87 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 62 69 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 2.16% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.98% 5.71% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 97
Median daily rate £538 £461 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £553 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +69.91%

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
1036 1208 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.52% 37.74% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 932 1477
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 31
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 113 (78.47%) Degree
2 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (38.89%) Finance
4 46 (31.94%) Java
5 38 (26.39%) SQL
6 35 (24.31%) Python
7 31 (21.53%) Mathematics
8 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 30 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (19.44%) Banking
10 26 (18.06%) Linux
11 25 (17.36%) HTML
12 23 (15.97%) C#
13 21 (14.58%) TDD
14 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
14 20 (13.89%) Analytics
15 19 (13.19%) Hadoop
15 19 (13.19%) HTML5
15 19 (13.19%) BDD
15 19 (13.19%) Software Engineering
15 19 (13.19%) C++
15 19 (13.19%) .NET
15 19 (13.19%) Oracle
16 18 (12.50%) CSS
16 18 (12.50%) Scrum
17 17 (11.81%) Windows
17 17 (11.81%) OO
17 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
17 17 (11.81%) Machine Learning
17 17 (11.81%) Big Data

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (11.81%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.56%) Confluence
3 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.17%) SAS
4 4 (2.78%) IIS
5 3 (2.08%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.08%) IPython
5 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.69%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.69%) JBoss
7 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Office
2 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.78%) SPSS
4 2 (1.39%) MS Project
4 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.39%) Relativity
2 2 (1.39%) Ringtail
2 2 (1.39%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.69%) HFM
3 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.08%) GitHub
3 2 (1.39%) Google Play
4 1 (0.69%) Akamai
4 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) DNS
1 6 (4.17%) Firewall
1 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.78%) HTTP
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) Multicast
3 3 (2.08%) SSL
4 2 (1.39%) BGP
4 2 (1.39%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.39%) DHCP
4 2 (1.39%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.39%) HSRP
4 2 (1.39%) IPsec
4 2 (1.39%) LDAP
4 2 (1.39%) OSPF
4 2 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.39%) VPN
4 2 (1.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) Hadoop
2 17 (11.81%) Big Data
3 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.47%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.47%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.08%) Impala
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.08%) QlikView
8 3 (2.08%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.39%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.39%) EDRMS
9 2 (1.39%) GIS
9 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.42%) JIRA
3 14 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.47%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.78%) Hudson
5 4 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.08%) Build Forge
6 3 (2.08%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.08%) Gradle
6 3 (2.08%) gulp
6 3 (2.08%) JUnit
6 3 (2.08%) Maven
6 3 (2.08%) Mocha
6 3 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.39%) jMock
7 2 (1.39%) Selenium
7 2 (1.39%) Subversion
7 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (38.89%) Finance
2 28 (19.44%) Banking
3 10 (6.94%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.94%) Front Office
3 10 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.25%) Marketing
4 9 (6.25%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Games
5 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (52.78%) Developer
2 20 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.42%) Data Scientist
4 14 (9.72%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.64%) Analyst
6 10 (6.94%) Architect
7 9 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 6 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Data Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Scala Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) HTML
2 19 (13.19%) .NET
2 19 (13.19%) HTML5
3 18 (12.50%) CSS
4 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
5 13 (9.03%) CSS3
5 13 (9.03%) Web Services
6 10 (6.94%) React
6 10 (6.94%) XML
7 9 (6.25%) JSON
8 8 (5.56%) Spring
9 7 (4.86%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.86%) Node.js
9 7 (4.86%) Pandas
9 7 (4.86%) REST
9 7 (4.86%) RESTful
10 6 (4.17%) D3.js
10 6 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (4.17%) J2EE
11 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.42%) Fixed Income
2 15 (10.42%) User Experience
3 14 (9.72%) Derivative
4 12 (8.33%) Equities
5 11 (7.64%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.56%) Virtual Team
8 7 (4.86%) Credit Risk
8 7 (4.86%) Fintech
8 7 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.78%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.08%) Market Risk
10 3 (2.08%) PKI
11 2 (1.39%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Linux
2 17 (11.81%) Windows
3 15 (10.42%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Android
4 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.08%) CentOS
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.53%) Mathematics
3 21 (14.58%) TDD
4 20 (13.89%) Analytics
5 19 (13.19%) BDD
5 19 (13.19%) Software Engineering
6 18 (12.50%) Scrum
7 17 (11.81%) Machine Learning
7 17 (11.81%) OO
8 16 (11.11%) Statistics
9 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.03%) Data Modelling
10 13 (9.03%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (9.03%) SDLC
11 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.33%) DevOps
11 12 (8.33%) Low Latency
11 12 (8.33%) Project Management
12 11 (7.64%) MVC
13 10 (6.94%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) Java
2 38 (26.39%) SQL
3 35 (24.31%) Python
4 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 23 (15.97%) C#
6 19 (13.19%) C++
7 17 (11.81%) Scala
8 15 (10.42%) R
9 10 (6.94%) C
10 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.17%) Perl
12 6 (4.17%) VBA
13 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.47%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.78%) ES6
15 3 (2.08%) Haskell
15 3 (2.08%) PHP
15 3 (2.08%) Ruby
16 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 113 (78.47%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) PhD
3 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.08%) CISSP
5 3 (2.08%) ISEB
5 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.39%) CCIE
6 2 (1.39%) CCNA
6 2 (1.39%) CISM
6 2 (1.39%) MCP
6 2 (1.39%) MCSA
6 2 (1.39%) MCSE
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) GCIH
7 1 (0.69%) GIAC
7 1 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.08%) MiFID
3 3 (2.08%) PMO
4 2 (1.39%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
4 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) Docker
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.08%) HDFS
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) EnCase
2 2 (1.39%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.69%) Mesos
3 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.69%) vMotion
3 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.86%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.17%) Tableau
5 5 (3.47%) Cisco
5 5 (3.47%) Google
5 5 (3.47%) Teradata
5 5 (3.47%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.78%) ION Trading
6 4 (2.78%) Sybase
6 4 (2.78%) VMware
6 4 (2.78%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.08%) F5
7 3 (2.08%) New Relic
7 3 (2.08%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.08%) SAP
7 3 (2.08%) Symantec
8 2 (1.39%) Aruba
8 2 (1.39%) Juniper
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