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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 80 91 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +30
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 95 101 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.77% 2.15% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.77% 5.53% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 79 69
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.25 £18.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +17.58%
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
1403 1827 2138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.86% 38.96% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1443 1538
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, 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.

1 118 (76.13%) Degree
2 87 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (42.58%) Finance
4 53 (34.19%) JavaScript
5 47 (30.32%) Java
6 45 (29.03%) SQL
7 44 (28.39%) AngularJS
8 39 (25.16%) TDD
9 38 (24.52%) Scrum
9 38 (24.52%) C#
10 37 (23.87%) HTML
11 32 (20.65%) User Experience
12 31 (20.00%) HTML5
13 29 (18.71%) Marketing
13 29 (18.71%) CSS
14 28 (18.06%) OO
15 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
15 27 (17.42%) Virtual Team
16 25 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (15.48%) BDD
17 24 (15.48%) CSS3
18 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
18 23 (14.84%) .NET
19 22 (14.19%) Banking
19 22 (14.19%) Google
20 20 (12.90%) NoSQL
20 20 (12.90%) Git (software)
20 20 (12.90%) Windows
21 19 (12.26%) React
22 18 (11.61%) Web Development

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 7 (4.52%) Apache
2 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.23%) IIS
3 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.94%) SAS
4 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.29%) Confluence
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) Drupal
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Endur
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Radian6
2 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) GitHub
2 4 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Force.com
3 2 (1.29%) Google Play
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.65%) Route 53
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) Firewall
2 9 (5.81%) DNS
3 8 (5.16%) SSL
4 4 (2.58%) BGP
4 4 (2.58%) CTI
4 4 (2.58%) EIGRP
4 4 (2.58%) FTP
4 4 (2.58%) HTTP
4 4 (2.58%) LDAP
4 4 (2.58%) OSPF
4 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.94%) DHCP
5 3 (1.94%) HSRP
5 3 (1.94%) Internet
5 3 (1.94%) IPsec
5 3 (1.94%) Skype
5 3 (1.94%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (1.94%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.94%) VoIP
5 3 (1.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.10%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.16%) Big Data
4 8 (5.16%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.52%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.87%) MySQL
6 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.23%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.94%) BigTable
8 3 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.29%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.45%) JIRA
3 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.52%) Xcode
4 6 (3.87%) Maven
4 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.23%) Bower
5 5 (3.23%) gulp
5 5 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (3.23%) Mocha
5 5 (3.23%) Protractor
5 5 (3.23%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (1.94%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.94%) Gradle
6 3 (1.94%) Selenium
6 3 (1.94%) Subversion
7 2 (1.29%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 66 (42.58%) Finance
2 29 (18.71%) Marketing
3 22 (14.19%) Banking
4 13 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.74%) Financial Institution
6 10 (6.45%) Retail
7 9 (5.81%) Legal
8 6 (3.87%) Front Office
8 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
9 5 (3.23%) Games
10 3 (1.94%) Publishing
11 2 (1.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.65%) Back Office
12 1 (0.65%) Electronics
12 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (57.42%) Developer
2 22 (14.19%) Senior Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Angular Developer
4 14 (9.03%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.39%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Analyst
6 12 (7.74%) Applications Developer
6 12 (7.74%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (7.74%) Web Applications Developer
7 10 (6.45%) iOS Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Objective-C Developer
9 7 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Android Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.23%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.39%) AngularJS
2 37 (23.87%) HTML
3 31 (20.00%) HTML5
4 29 (18.71%) CSS
5 24 (15.48%) CSS3
6 23 (14.84%) .NET
7 19 (12.26%) React
8 16 (10.32%) RESTful
9 12 (7.74%) Ember.js
10 11 (7.10%) Node.js
10 11 (7.10%) REST
10 11 (7.10%) XML
11 10 (6.45%) JSON
11 10 (6.45%) Web Services
12 8 (5.16%) WPF
13 6 (3.87%) Cocoa
13 6 (3.87%) jQuery
13 6 (3.87%) LINQ
13 6 (3.87%) SOAP
14 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) User Experience
2 27 (17.42%) Virtual Team
3 25 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (11.61%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.39%) Equities
5 13 (8.39%) Fixed Income
6 10 (6.45%) Data Centre
7 9 (5.81%) Algorithms
8 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.87%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.87%) iPad
9 6 (3.87%) iPhone
10 4 (2.58%) Clustering
10 4 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.58%) IVR
10 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.58%) Physics
10 4 (2.58%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.58%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.90%) Windows
2 17 (10.97%) Linux
2 17 (10.97%) Unix
3 14 (9.03%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.52%) Android
5 4 (2.58%) CentOS
6 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.16%) TDD
3 38 (24.52%) Scrum
4 28 (18.06%) OO
5 24 (15.48%) BDD
6 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
7 18 (11.61%) Web Development
8 17 (10.97%) Front End Development
9 16 (10.32%) OOD
10 15 (9.68%) Asset Management
10 15 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 15 (9.68%) Open Source
10 15 (9.68%) SDLC
11 14 (9.03%) DevOps
12 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
13 12 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (7.74%) iOS Development
14 11 (7.10%) Analytics
15 10 (6.45%) MVC
15 10 (6.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.19%) JavaScript
2 47 (30.32%) Java
3 45 (29.03%) SQL
4 38 (24.52%) C#
5 14 (9.03%) Python
6 13 (8.39%) Objective-C
6 13 (8.39%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.81%) Apple Swift
7 9 (5.81%) Scala
8 6 (3.87%) C++
9 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.23%) Ruby
9 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.58%) R
10 4 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.94%) Perl
11 3 (1.94%) PHP
11 3 (1.94%) XAML
12 2 (1.29%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.29%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (76.13%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) CISSP
3 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.94%) CCIE
4 3 (1.94%) ISEB
4 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.29%) CCNP
5 2 (1.29%) CISM
5 2 (1.29%) GCIH
6 1 (0.65%) CCDA
6 1 (0.65%) CEH
6 1 (0.65%) CISA
6 1 (0.65%) GCIA
6 1 (0.65%) GIAC
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.65%) PhD
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) RHCE
6 1 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) COBIT
3 4 (2.58%) COSO
3 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.58%) ISO27005
3 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.29%) CDISC
4 2 (1.29%) GCP
5 1 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.65%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.65%) MiFID
5 1 (0.65%) SEPA
5 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.58%) HDFS
4 3 (1.94%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Docker
5 1 (0.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) Snort
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (1.94%) SCCM
2 2 (1.29%) Control-M
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) Grafana
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
3 1 (0.65%) logstash
3 1 (0.65%) Nessus
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) Google
2 12 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.45%) Cisco
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle
4 6 (3.87%) Apple
4 6 (3.87%) VMware
5 5 (3.23%) Juniper
5 5 (3.23%) Tableau
6 4 (2.58%) HP
6 4 (2.58%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.58%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.94%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.94%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.94%) Symantec
8 2 (1.29%) Aruba
8 2 (1.29%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.29%) F5
8 2 (1.29%) Splunk
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