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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 86 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 120 146 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 2.15% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.86% 5.65% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 112 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 167 (78.40%) Degree
2 89 (41.78%) SQL
3 75 (35.21%) Finance
4 59 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (26.29%) Java
6 54 (25.35%) OO
7 50 (23.47%) Mathematics
8 46 (21.60%) C#
9 43 (20.19%) Linux
10 39 (18.31%) Banking
10 39 (18.31%) Analytics
11 38 (17.84%) Web Services
12 37 (17.37%) HTML
13 36 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (16.43%) Oracle
14 35 (16.43%) UNIX
15 34 (15.96%) Software Engineering
16 33 (15.49%) Relational Database
17 32 (15.02%) JavaScript
18 29 (13.62%) C++
18 29 (13.62%) .NET
19 28 (13.15%) Data Modelling
19 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
20 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
21 25 (11.74%) CSS
22 24 (11.27%) MVC
23 22 (10.33%) Python
24 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
24 21 (9.86%) XML
24 21 (9.86%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (7.98%) SAS
2 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.16%) Apache
4 7 (3.29%) Node.js
4 7 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.35%) IIS
7 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.41%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.94%) Confluence
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) Kentico
10 1 (0.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.76%) MS Office
3 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.88%) MS Project
5 3 (1.41%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.94%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.47%) SPSS
7 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.47%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Cordys
2 1 (0.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
1 7 (3.29%) Firewall
2 4 (1.88%) DNS
3 3 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.41%) Intranet
3 3 (1.41%) DHCP
3 3 (1.41%) HTTP
3 3 (1.41%) LDAP
4 2 (0.94%) Wireless
4 2 (0.94%) WAN
4 2 (0.94%) FTP
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.47%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.49%) Relational Database
2 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.10%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.10%) QlikView
4 13 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.16%) Big Data
6 11 (5.16%) MySQL
7 10 (4.69%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.82%) DB2
9 6 (2.82%) DataStage
9 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.88%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.51%) Subversion
3 12 (5.63%) JIRA
4 10 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.23%) Toad
6 8 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.76%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.29%) Selenium
8 6 (2.82%) Xcode
8 6 (2.82%) FogBugz
8 6 (2.82%) Trac
8 6 (2.82%) Redmine
9 5 (2.35%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.35%) JUnit
10 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.88%) Maven
10 4 (1.88%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.41%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.41%) Hudson
11 3 (1.41%) JBehave
General
1 75 (35.21%) Finance
2 39 (18.31%) Banking
3 18 (8.45%) Investment Banking
4 17 (7.98%) Front Office
5 14 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 14 (6.57%) Marketing
6 10 (4.69%) Games
7 5 (2.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) International Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.47%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.47%) French Language
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 109 (51.17%) Developer
2 27 (12.68%) Analyst
3 15 (7.04%) Java Developer
4 13 (6.10%) SQL Developer
5 11 (5.16%) C# Developer
6 10 (4.69%) PHP Developer
6 10 (4.69%) Programmer
6 10 (4.69%) Architect
7 8 (3.76%) Data Analyst
7 8 (3.76%) PL/SQL Developer
7 8 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (3.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.76%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (3.76%) iOS Developer
8 6 (2.82%) C++ Developer
8 6 (2.82%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (2.82%) DBA
8 6 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (2.82%) Tester
8 6 (2.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.84%) Web Services
2 37 (17.37%) HTML
3 29 (13.62%) .NET
4 25 (11.74%) CSS
5 21 (9.86%) XML
6 14 (6.57%) Spring
7 10 (4.69%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.69%) JSON
7 10 (4.69%) REST
8 9 (4.23%) HTML5
8 9 (4.23%) WPF
8 9 (4.23%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.76%) XSL
10 7 (3.29%) WCF
10 7 (3.29%) Middleware
10 7 (3.29%) J2EE
11 6 (2.82%) Cocoa
11 6 (2.82%) XHTML
11 6 (2.82%) JMS
11 6 (2.82%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.47%) Mathematics
2 36 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.51%) User Experience
4 14 (6.57%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.63%) Physics
6 11 (5.16%) Statistics
6 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.69%) Mobile App
8 9 (4.23%) Derivative
9 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.82%) Equities
10 6 (2.82%) Credit Risk
10 6 (2.82%) iPhone
10 6 (2.82%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.82%) Data Extraction
10 6 (2.82%) Social Media
10 6 (2.82%) iPad
11 4 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.88%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.19%) Linux
2 35 (16.43%) UNIX
3 20 (9.39%) Windows
4 14 (6.57%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.76%) Android
6 6 (2.82%) Solaris
7 2 (0.94%) AIX
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.35%) OO
3 39 (18.31%) Analytics
4 34 (15.96%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.15%) Data Modelling
6 24 (11.27%) MVC
7 21 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (8.45%) Project Management
8 18 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.98%) ITIL
10 15 (7.04%) TDD
10 15 (7.04%) ETL
10 15 (7.04%) Service Management
11 14 (6.57%) Scrum
11 14 (6.57%) Risk Management
11 14 (6.57%) OOP
12 13 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (6.10%) Multithreading
13 12 (5.63%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.78%) SQL
2 56 (26.29%) Java
3 46 (21.60%) C#
4 32 (15.02%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.62%) C++
6 22 (10.33%) Python
7 21 (9.86%) PL/SQL
8 15 (7.04%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.10%) Scala
10 12 (5.63%) PHP
11 11 (5.16%) VBA
12 9 (4.23%) Ruby
13 8 (3.76%) PHP5
14 6 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.82%) Perl
14 6 (2.82%) R
15 5 (2.35%) C
16 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.88%) Groovy
17 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 167 (78.40%) Degree
2 9 (4.23%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.76%) ISEB
4 7 (3.29%) CISSP
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.35%) PhD
7 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.41%) CEH
8 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.94%) CISM
9 2 (0.94%) MCSE
9 2 (0.94%) MCSA
9 2 (0.94%) MCTS
9 2 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.94%) GCIH
9 2 (0.94%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.47%) NCDA
10 1 (0.47%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.04%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) SLA
3 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) Nmap
2 2 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.47%) XenServer
3 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Puppet
2 3 (1.41%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.94%) Nessus
3 2 (0.94%) Oozie
4 1 (0.47%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.47%) Cacti
4 1 (0.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (16.43%) Oracle
2 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.76%) Tableau
4 7 (3.29%) Zend
4 7 (3.29%) Cisco
4 7 (3.29%) IBM
4 7 (3.29%) Sybase
4 7 (3.29%) Teradata
5 6 (2.82%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.88%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.88%) Trillium
6 4 (1.88%) Informatica
6 4 (1.88%) DataFlux
6 4 (1.88%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.88%) Datanomic
7 3 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.41%) Juniper
7 3 (1.41%) Adobe
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