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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 121 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 88 106 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.80% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.93% 4.76% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 106
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£500 £436 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.77 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +46.15%
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
2240 2227 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.69% 37.75% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1794 1618 2021
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £41.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 140 (79.55%) Degree
2 65 (36.93%) SQL
3 64 (36.36%) Java
3 64 (36.36%) Finance
4 43 (24.43%) UNIX
5 42 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (23.30%) Banking
7 36 (20.45%) Mathematics
7 36 (20.45%) Linux
8 35 (19.89%) SDLC
9 33 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (18.75%) C#
10 32 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 31 (17.61%) C++
12 29 (16.48%) Windows
13 27 (15.34%) Oracle
14 25 (14.20%) JavaScript
15 24 (13.64%) HTML
15 24 (13.64%) Relational Database
16 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
16 23 (13.07%) Derivative
17 22 (12.50%) Python
17 22 (12.50%) Telecoms
18 21 (11.93%) Data Modelling
19 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
19 20 (11.36%) Web Services
20 19 (10.80%) CSS
21 18 (10.23%) Project Management
22 16 (9.09%) .NET
22 16 (9.09%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (4.55%) Apache
2 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.27%) Node.js
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.70%) SAS
4 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) Lync
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.55%) MS Office
5 3 (1.70%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.70%) MS Project
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.57%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.14%) Radian6
3 1 (0.57%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) SaaS
2 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.70%) Office 365
3 3 (1.70%) IaaS
4 2 (1.14%) PaaS
4 2 (1.14%) Heroku
4 2 (1.14%) Force.com
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.57%) Yammer
5 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.57%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) DNS
2 7 (3.98%) DHCP
3 6 (3.41%) LAN
3 6 (3.41%) Firewall
4 4 (2.27%) Internet
4 4 (2.27%) LDAP
4 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.27%) VPN
5 3 (1.70%) WAN
5 3 (1.70%) SSL
5 3 (1.70%) CTI
5 3 (1.70%) Network Security
6 2 (1.14%) Multicast
6 2 (1.14%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.14%) OSPF
6 2 (1.14%) BGP
6 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.52%) RDBMS
4 13 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (6.82%) MySQL
6 9 (5.11%) Big Data
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.70%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.14%) MS Access
12 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.55%) Subversion
3 7 (3.98%) JIRA
4 5 (2.84%) Selenium
4 5 (2.84%) JUnit
4 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.27%) Maven
6 3 (1.70%) TestNG
6 3 (1.70%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.70%) WebLOAD
6 3 (1.70%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.70%) JMeter
6 3 (1.70%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.70%) Grunt
6 3 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.70%) gulp
7 2 (1.14%) Bower
7 2 (1.14%) Redmine
7 2 (1.14%) FogBugz
7 2 (1.14%) Trac
General
1 64 (36.36%) Finance
2 41 (23.30%) Banking
3 22 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.82%) Front Office
5 11 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.68%) Marketing
7 9 (5.11%) Legal
8 4 (2.27%) Advertising
8 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.14%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Law
9 2 (1.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (39.20%) Developer
2 33 (18.75%) Analyst
3 17 (9.66%) Programmer
4 14 (7.95%) Analyst Programmer
4 14 (7.95%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 14 (7.95%) Java Programmer
5 12 (6.82%) Architect
6 10 (5.68%) C++ Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
8 5 (2.84%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.84%) Test Analyst
8 5 (2.84%) Support Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.84%) iOS Developer
9 4 (2.27%) Technical Developer
9 4 (2.27%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (2.27%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) HTML
2 20 (11.36%) Web Services
3 19 (10.80%) CSS
4 16 (9.09%) .NET
5 14 (7.95%) XML
6 12 (6.82%) REST
7 11 (6.25%) SOAP
8 9 (5.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.98%) JSON
9 7 (3.98%) jQuery
10 6 (3.41%) WPF
10 6 (3.41%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.41%) HTML5
11 5 (2.84%) CSS3
11 5 (2.84%) Django
11 5 (2.84%) J2EE
12 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.27%) STL
12 4 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (2.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) Mathematics
2 33 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (13.07%) Derivative
4 12 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.55%) Physics
5 8 (4.55%) User Experience
6 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.27%) Social Media
8 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.70%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.70%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.70%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.70%) Equities
8 3 (1.70%) Statistics
8 3 (1.70%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.43%) UNIX
2 36 (20.45%) Linux
3 29 (16.48%) Windows
4 10 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.41%) Android
6 3 (1.70%) Solaris
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.89%) SDLC
3 21 (11.93%) Data Modelling
4 18 (10.23%) Project Management
5 16 (9.09%) ITIL
6 15 (8.52%) OO
6 15 (8.52%) TDD
7 14 (7.95%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.39%) Analytics
8 13 (7.39%) Risk Management
8 13 (7.39%) Migration
9 11 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.11%) Web Development
11 9 (5.11%) Scrum
12 8 (4.55%) Regression Testing
12 8 (4.55%) Service Management
12 8 (4.55%) SOA
12 8 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.93%) SQL
2 64 (36.36%) Java
3 33 (18.75%) C#
4 31 (17.61%) C++
5 25 (14.20%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.50%) Python
7 11 (6.25%) Perl
8 10 (5.68%) PHP
9 9 (5.11%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.98%) C
11 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.41%) R
12 5 (2.84%) PHP5
12 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.84%) Ruby
13 4 (2.27%) VBA
13 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.70%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 140 (79.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.84%) CISSP
3 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.84%) MCSE
3 5 (2.84%) PhD
4 4 (2.27%) ISEB
5 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.70%) PMP
5 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.70%) CISA
5 3 (1.70%) CISM
6 2 (1.14%) CCIE
6 2 (1.14%) CCNP
6 2 (1.14%) CCNA
6 2 (1.14%) MCTS
7 1 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) COBIT
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) COREP
3 2 (1.14%) FINREP
4 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) COSO
4 1 (0.57%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.57%) Snort
3 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.14%) yum
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.57%) Control-M
4 1 (0.57%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.34%) Oracle
3 10 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.55%) HP
5 7 (3.98%) Sybase
5 7 (3.98%) SAP
6 6 (3.41%) WorldPay
7 5 (2.84%) Splunk
7 5 (2.84%) Citrix
7 5 (2.84%) Informatica
8 4 (2.27%) BMC
8 4 (2.27%) Adobe
8 4 (2.27%) Remedy
8 4 (2.27%) Greenplum
9 3 (1.70%) Google
9 3 (1.70%) Netezza
9 3 (1.70%) Teradata
9 3 (1.70%) Cisco
9 3 (1.70%) Vertica
9 3 (1.70%) MobileIron
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 days ago