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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
London / City of London
Rank 89 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 67 71 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.30% 2.37% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.98% 5.85% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 93
Median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

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
1120 1214 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.51% 40.47% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 926 1529
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 27
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Degree
2 85 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (38.69%) Finance
4 55 (32.74%) SQL
5 50 (29.76%) Java
6 46 (27.38%) JavaScript
7 41 (24.40%) C#
7 41 (24.40%) Python
8 39 (23.21%) TDD
9 37 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (20.24%) Software Engineering
11 33 (19.64%) Linux
12 32 (19.05%) Scrum
13 30 (17.86%) User Experience
13 30 (17.86%) AngularJS
14 29 (17.26%) HTML
15 28 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 28 (16.67%) BDD
16 26 (15.48%) NoSQL
16 26 (15.48%) Banking
17 25 (14.88%) .NET
18 24 (14.29%) CSS
19 23 (13.69%) HTML5
19 23 (13.69%) Git (software)
19 23 (13.69%) Virtual Team
20 22 (13.10%) Windows
20 22 (13.10%) OO
20 22 (13.10%) SQL Server
21 21 (12.50%) Marketing
21 21 (12.50%) DevOps

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 14 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.17%) Confluence
2 7 (4.17%) IIS
3 6 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.57%) SAS
4 5 (2.98%) Apache
5 4 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.79%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.79%) IPython
7 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Office
2 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.38%) SPSS
4 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.19%) Relativity
2 2 (1.19%) Ringtail
2 2 (1.19%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.60%) HFM
3 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.38%) GitHub
3 3 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.19%) Google Play
4 2 (1.19%) Office 365
4 2 (1.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Akamai
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) Firewall
2 9 (5.36%) DNS
3 8 (4.76%) SSL
4 5 (2.98%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.38%) FTP
5 4 (2.38%) Internet
6 3 (1.79%) HTTP
6 3 (1.79%) Multicast
7 2 (1.19%) BGP
7 2 (1.19%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.19%) DHCP
7 2 (1.19%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.19%) HSRP
7 2 (1.19%) LDAP
7 2 (1.19%) OSPF
7 2 (1.19%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.19%) VPN
7 2 (1.19%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.48%) NoSQL
2 22 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.71%) Big Data
3 18 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 14 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.17%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.98%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.98%) MySQL
9 3 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.79%) BigTable
9 3 (1.79%) Impala
9 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.79%) Text Mining
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.14%) JIRA
4 8 (4.76%) gulp
4 8 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (4.76%) Mocha
4 8 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.17%) Bower
5 7 (4.17%) Protractor
5 7 (4.17%) Sinon.JS
5 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.57%) Xcode
7 5 (2.98%) Maven
8 4 (2.38%) Hudson
8 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.79%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.79%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.79%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.19%) Android Studio
General
1 65 (38.69%) Finance
2 26 (15.48%) Banking
3 21 (12.50%) Marketing
4 17 (10.12%) Financial Institution
4 17 (10.12%) Retail
5 11 (6.55%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.95%) Legal
7 9 (5.36%) Front Office
8 6 (3.57%) Games
9 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.19%) Law
11 1 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.60%) Publishing
11 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (54.76%) Developer
2 20 (11.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.12%) Angular Developer
4 13 (7.74%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Analyst
6 11 (6.55%) Data Scientist
7 9 (5.36%) Architect
8 8 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 8 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Data Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.17%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.57%) Objective-C Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.86%) AngularJS
2 29 (17.26%) HTML
3 25 (14.88%) .NET
4 24 (14.29%) CSS
5 23 (13.69%) HTML5
6 19 (11.31%) CSS3
7 17 (10.12%) RESTful
8 14 (8.33%) React
9 13 (7.74%) Web Services
10 10 (5.95%) Node.js
10 10 (5.95%) XML
11 9 (5.36%) JSON
12 8 (4.76%) Ember.js
12 8 (4.76%) Pandas
12 8 (4.76%) REST
13 7 (4.17%) Chai
13 7 (4.17%) Gherkin
13 7 (4.17%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.17%) LINQ
13 7 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (17.86%) User Experience
3 28 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 23 (13.69%) Virtual Team
5 19 (11.31%) Fixed Income
6 18 (10.71%) Equities
7 15 (8.93%) Algorithms
8 14 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 14 (8.33%) Statistics
9 9 (5.36%) Physics
10 7 (4.17%) Derivative
10 7 (4.17%) Visualisation
11 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
11 6 (3.57%) iPad
11 6 (3.57%) iPhone
12 5 (2.98%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.38%) Clustering
13 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (2.38%) Fintech
13 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.64%) Linux
2 22 (13.10%) Windows
3 19 (11.31%) Unix
4 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.17%) CentOS
6 3 (1.79%) Android
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.21%) TDD
3 34 (20.24%) Software Engineering
4 32 (19.05%) Scrum
5 28 (16.67%) BDD
6 22 (13.10%) OO
7 21 (12.50%) DevOps
8 16 (9.52%) Analytics
8 16 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 16 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.93%) Front End Development
10 14 (8.33%) Machine Learning
10 14 (8.33%) Open Source
11 13 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.74%) Low Latency
11 13 (7.74%) MVC
11 13 (7.74%) OOD
11 13 (7.74%) SDLC
12 12 (7.14%) Asset Management
12 12 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.74%) SQL
2 50 (29.76%) Java
3 46 (27.38%) JavaScript
4 41 (24.40%) C#
4 41 (24.40%) Python
5 20 (11.90%) C++
6 17 (10.12%) R
7 14 (8.33%) Scala
7 14 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.95%) C
9 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 7 (4.17%) Perl
11 6 (3.57%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.57%) VBA
12 5 (2.98%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.79%) PHP
14 2 (1.19%) Haskell
14 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 135 (80.36%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.38%) ISEB
3 4 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.79%) CISSP
5 2 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.19%) CCIE
5 2 (1.19%) CCNA
5 2 (1.19%) CISM
5 2 (1.19%) MCP
5 2 (1.19%) MCSA
5 2 (1.19%) MCSE
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.19%) PhD
5 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) APMP
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) QA
2 6 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.19%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 16 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.38%) Docker
3 4 (2.38%) HDFS
4 3 (1.79%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.19%) EnCase
2 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.60%) Grafana
3 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.60%) Kibana
3 1 (0.60%) logstash
3 1 (0.60%) Mesos
3 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.60%) vMotion
3 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (10.71%) Oracle
2 17 (10.12%) Google
3 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.76%) VMware
5 7 (4.17%) Apple
5 7 (4.17%) Tableau
6 6 (3.57%) Symantec
7 5 (2.98%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.98%) Cisco
7 5 (2.98%) Teradata
7 5 (2.98%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.38%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.38%) HP
8 4 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.38%) SAP
8 4 (2.38%) Sybase
8 4 (2.38%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.79%) F5
9 3 (1.79%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
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