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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 82 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 115 122 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.33% 2.14% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.02% 5.61% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 95
Average daily rate
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£475 £469 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £293 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £808 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £31.75 £59.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
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
1910 2176 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.62% 38.21% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1571 1652
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 173 (76.21%) Degree
2 87 (38.33%) SQL
3 86 (37.89%) Finance
4 67 (29.52%) Java
5 62 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (25.11%) Mathematics
7 53 (23.35%) Banking
8 51 (22.47%) C#
9 41 (18.06%) UNIX
9 41 (18.06%) OO
10 36 (15.86%) C++
10 36 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (15.42%) Analytics
11 35 (15.42%) .NET
11 35 (15.42%) Linux
12 32 (14.10%) HTML
12 32 (14.10%) Data Modelling
13 31 (13.66%) Relational Database
14 30 (13.22%) Telecoms
15 29 (12.78%) Oracle
16 28 (12.33%) Software Engineering
17 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
18 25 (11.01%) Web Services
18 25 (11.01%) Microsoft
19 23 (10.13%) Python
19 23 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (9.69%) RDBMS
21 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
22 20 (8.81%) Windows
22 20 (8.81%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (7.05%) SAS
2 9 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.64%) Node.js
3 6 (2.64%) IIS
4 5 (2.20%) Apache
4 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.32%) JBoss
6 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.44%) Kentico
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.85%) MS Office
3 6 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.76%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) RMDS
3 1 (0.44%) Cordys
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) GitHub
2 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.52%) Firewall
3 6 (2.64%) HTTP
4 4 (1.76%) LAN
4 4 (1.76%) Intranet
5 3 (1.32%) Internet
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (0.88%) Wireless
6 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.88%) DNS
6 2 (0.88%) DHCP
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) CTI
7 1 (0.44%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.66%) Relational Database
2 22 (9.69%) RDBMS
3 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.73%) QlikView
6 10 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.52%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.08%) Big Data
9 7 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.08%) MySQL
10 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.20%) DB2
11 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.32%) MS Access
14 2 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.17%) JIRA
4 12 (5.29%) Subversion
5 11 (4.85%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.52%) Xcode
6 8 (3.52%) Selenium
7 7 (3.08%) Maven
7 7 (3.08%) JUnit
7 7 (3.08%) Toad
7 7 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.08%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.64%) Hudson
9 5 (2.20%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.20%) TestNG
9 5 (2.20%) JBehave
10 3 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.32%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (37.89%) Finance
2 53 (23.35%) Banking
3 30 (13.22%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.37%) Front Office
5 18 (7.93%) Investment Banking
6 12 (5.29%) Marketing
7 5 (2.20%) Games
7 5 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) French Language
9 2 (0.88%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.44%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 89 (39.21%) Developer
2 39 (17.18%) Analyst
3 25 (11.01%) Programmer
4 17 (7.49%) Analyst Programmer
5 16 (7.05%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 16 (7.05%) Java Programmer
6 15 (6.61%) iOS Developer
7 13 (5.73%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.73%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.29%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Architect
10 9 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.52%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.42%) .NET
2 32 (14.10%) HTML
3 25 (11.01%) Web Services
4 18 (7.93%) CSS
5 16 (7.05%) XML
6 14 (6.17%) JSON
7 13 (5.73%) REST
8 12 (5.29%) HTML5
9 11 (4.85%) WPF
9 11 (4.85%) Spring
10 10 (4.41%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (3.08%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (3.08%) Cocoa
12 6 (2.64%) XML Schema
12 6 (2.64%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.64%) J2EE
12 6 (2.64%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.64%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.11%) Mathematics
2 36 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.81%) Derivative
4 19 (8.37%) User Experience
5 13 (5.73%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.29%) Physics
7 11 (4.85%) Data Structures
8 10 (4.41%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.41%) Statistics
9 8 (3.52%) Spread Betting
9 8 (3.52%) Credit Risk
10 7 (3.08%) iPhone
10 7 (3.08%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.64%) iPad
11 6 (2.64%) Data Extraction
12 5 (2.20%) Social Media
13 4 (1.76%) Open Source
13 4 (1.76%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.06%) UNIX
2 35 (15.42%) Linux
3 20 (8.81%) Windows
3 20 (8.81%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.29%) Solaris
5 8 (3.52%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.06%) OO
3 35 (15.42%) Analytics
4 32 (14.10%) Data Modelling
5 28 (12.33%) Software Engineering
6 23 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (8.81%) ITIL
7 20 (8.81%) OOP
8 18 (7.93%) TDD
8 18 (7.93%) iOS Development
9 17 (7.49%) Service Management
10 16 (7.05%) MVC
10 16 (7.05%) Scrum
10 16 (7.05%) BDD
10 16 (7.05%) Low Latency
11 14 (6.17%) Project Management
11 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.73%) Validation
13 12 (5.29%) Data Analysis
14 11 (4.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.33%) SQL
2 67 (29.52%) Java
3 51 (22.47%) C#
4 36 (15.86%) C++
5 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.13%) Python
7 19 (8.37%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.73%) Scala
9 9 (3.96%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.96%) PHP
10 7 (3.08%) Ruby
11 6 (2.64%) Groovy
11 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.20%) VBA
12 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.20%) R
13 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.76%) PHP5
13 4 (1.76%) Perl
14 3 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 173 (76.21%) Degree
2 9 (3.96%) ISTQB
2 9 (3.96%) ISEB
3 8 (3.52%) VCP4
4 5 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.20%) CISSP
4 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.76%) PhD
6 3 (1.32%) CISM
6 3 (1.32%) MCSE
6 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) CEH
7 2 (0.88%) MCTS
7 2 (0.88%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) MBA
7 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.88%) GCIH
8 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) QA
2 6 (2.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) Basel II
4 1 (0.44%) COSO
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) COREP
4 1 (0.44%) FINREP
4 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Nmap
3 1 (0.44%) XenServer
3 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.76%) yum
2 4 (1.76%) Puppet
2 4 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.32%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.88%) Nessus
5 1 (0.44%) Cacti
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Control-M
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) Oozie
5 1 (0.44%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 29 (12.78%) Oracle
2 25 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.64%) Business Objects
3 6 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.64%) Tableau
4 5 (2.20%) SAP
4 5 (2.20%) Cisco
4 5 (2.20%) HP
5 4 (1.76%) Fidessa
5 4 (1.76%) Citrix
5 4 (1.76%) Sybase
5 4 (1.76%) Splunk
5 4 (1.76%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.32%) Marketo
6 3 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.32%) Google
6 3 (1.32%) Remedy
6 3 (1.32%) BMC
7 2 (0.88%) Lotus
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
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