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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 114 75 112
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +37
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 88 158 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 2.55% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 6.72% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 117 77
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £338 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.28% +25.43%
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
1970 2351 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.21% 37.89% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1764 1726
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.95 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 160 (78.05%) Degree
2 81 (39.51%) SQL
3 79 (38.54%) Finance
4 65 (31.71%) Java
5 56 (27.32%) Mathematics
6 54 (26.34%) Banking
7 47 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (21.46%) C#
9 42 (20.49%) UNIX
10 36 (17.56%) Telecoms
11 34 (16.59%) Data Modelling
12 32 (15.61%) OO
13 31 (15.12%) Linux
13 31 (15.12%) HTML
14 30 (14.63%) .NET
15 28 (13.66%) C++
15 28 (13.66%) Analytics
15 28 (13.66%) Relational Database
16 27 (13.17%) JavaScript
17 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
17 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (11.71%) Oracle
18 24 (11.71%) SQL Server
18 24 (11.71%) Derivative
19 23 (11.22%) CSS
19 23 (11.22%) Web Services
19 23 (11.22%) RDBMS
20 21 (10.24%) Python
21 20 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (9.27%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.80%) SAS
2 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.44%) Node.js
4 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.46%) IIS
4 3 (1.46%) Apache
4 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.98%) JBoss
5 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Kentico
6 1 (0.49%) DNN
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.39%) MS Office
3 7 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.98%) MS Project
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.98%) Radian6
3 1 (0.49%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) Heroku
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) Force.com
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.90%) Firewall
3 5 (2.44%) HTTP
4 4 (1.95%) Intranet
4 4 (1.95%) Internet
5 3 (1.46%) CTI
5 3 (1.46%) LAN
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (1.46%) WebEx
6 2 (0.98%) DHCP
6 2 (0.98%) FTP
6 2 (0.98%) VPN
6 2 (0.98%) DNS
6 2 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.49%) Wireless
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.49%) SMTP
7 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.66%) Relational Database
2 24 (11.71%) SQL Server
3 23 (11.22%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.37%) QlikView
6 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.90%) Big Data
8 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.44%) MySQL
10 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.98%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.98%) DB2
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.80%) Subversion
3 10 (4.88%) JIRA
4 9 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.90%) Maven
6 7 (3.41%) Selenium
6 7 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.93%) JUnit
8 5 (2.44%) TestNG
8 5 (2.44%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.95%) Hudson
9 4 (1.95%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.95%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.95%) Xcode
9 4 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.46%) Grunt
10 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.46%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.46%) JBehave
General
1 79 (38.54%) Finance
2 54 (26.34%) Banking
3 36 (17.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.83%) Investment Banking
5 13 (6.34%) Front Office
6 9 (4.39%) Marketing
7 8 (3.90%) Legal
8 4 (1.95%) Advertising
8 4 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.95%) Games
9 3 (1.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.98%) Back Office
10 2 (0.98%) Publishing
10 2 (0.98%) French Language
10 2 (0.98%) German Language
11 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.49%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 80 (39.02%) Developer
2 43 (20.98%) Analyst
3 28 (13.66%) Programmer
4 20 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 19 (9.27%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 19 (9.27%) Java Programmer
6 13 (6.34%) SQL Developer
6 13 (6.34%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.85%) iOS Developer
8 10 (4.88%) Architect
8 10 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.39%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (4.39%) PL/SQL Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) HTML
2 30 (14.63%) .NET
3 23 (11.22%) CSS
3 23 (11.22%) Web Services
4 17 (8.29%) XML
5 14 (6.83%) JSON
5 14 (6.83%) REST
6 12 (5.85%) HTML5
7 10 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 9 (4.39%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (4.39%) WPF
9 8 (3.90%) CSS3
10 7 (3.41%) jQuery
10 7 (3.41%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.41%) Spring
11 6 (2.93%) SOAP
12 5 (2.44%) Cocoa
12 5 (2.44%) XML Schema
12 5 (2.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.32%) Mathematics
2 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (11.71%) Derivative
4 13 (6.34%) User Experience
5 11 (5.37%) Statistics
6 10 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.39%) Physics
7 9 (4.39%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.90%) Spread Betting
9 7 (3.41%) Credit Risk
10 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.93%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.44%) Social Media
11 5 (2.44%) Data Extraction
12 4 (1.95%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.46%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.46%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.49%) UNIX
2 31 (15.12%) Linux
3 17 (8.29%) Apple iOS
4 16 (7.80%) Windows
5 11 (5.37%) Solaris
6 6 (2.93%) Android
7 2 (0.98%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.59%) Data Modelling
3 32 (15.61%) OO
4 28 (13.66%) Analytics
5 20 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.29%) ITIL
7 17 (8.29%) OOP
8 15 (7.32%) Project Management
8 15 (7.32%) iOS Development
9 14 (6.83%) Service Management
9 14 (6.83%) TDD
10 13 (6.34%) Data Analysis
10 13 (6.34%) MVC
11 12 (5.85%) BDD
11 12 (5.85%) Low Latency
12 10 (4.88%) Validation
13 9 (4.39%) ETL
13 9 (4.39%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.51%) SQL
2 65 (31.71%) Java
3 44 (21.46%) C#
4 28 (13.66%) C++
5 27 (13.17%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.24%) Python
7 17 (8.29%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.85%) PHP
9 8 (3.90%) Scala
10 7 (3.41%) R
10 7 (3.41%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.93%) Perl
11 6 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.93%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.93%) PHP5
12 4 (1.95%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.95%) Ruby
13 3 (1.46%) VBA
13 3 (1.46%) C
13 3 (1.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 160 (78.05%) Degree
2 8 (3.90%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.90%) ISEB
3 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.95%) MCSE
5 4 (1.95%) PhD
6 3 (1.46%) CISSP
6 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.46%) MCTS
7 2 (0.98%) GCIH
7 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) MBA
8 1 (0.49%) GIAC
8 1 (0.49%) GCIA
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.29%) QA
2 4 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) COREP
3 2 (0.98%) FINREP
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.49%) Basel II
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) COSO
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.95%) yum
4 3 (1.46%) Puppet
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.46%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.71%) Oracle
3 10 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.93%) HP
4 6 (2.93%) Sybase
5 5 (2.44%) SAP
6 4 (1.95%) Fidessa
6 4 (1.95%) Citrix
6 4 (1.95%) Informatica
6 4 (1.95%) Splunk
7 3 (1.46%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.46%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.46%) Marketo
7 3 (1.46%) Zend
7 3 (1.46%) BMC
7 3 (1.46%) Remedy
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco
8 2 (0.98%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.98%) Teradata
8 2 (0.98%) Google
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago