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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 96 123 80
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -43
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 63 79 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.40% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.86% 3.79% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 123
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £342 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £645 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.52 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.95% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
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
1295 2084 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.62% 36.98% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1634 1786
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 33
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.85 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 101 (77.69%) Degree
2 52 (40.00%) Java
3 50 (38.46%) Finance
4 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (30.00%) SQL
6 34 (26.15%) C#
7 29 (22.31%) OO
8 26 (20.00%) HTML
9 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 24 (18.46%) SQL Server
10 24 (18.46%) TDD
11 23 (17.69%) .NET
11 23 (17.69%) XML
12 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
13 20 (15.38%) HTML5
14 19 (14.62%) Mathematics
15 18 (13.85%) REST
15 18 (13.85%) Banking
15 18 (13.85%) CSS
15 18 (13.85%) Windows
16 17 (13.08%) Linux
16 17 (13.08%) Oracle
16 17 (13.08%) Analytics
16 17 (13.08%) Relational Database
17 16 (12.31%) Python
17 16 (12.31%) Project Management
17 16 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (11.54%) Unix
19 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
19 14 (10.77%) Scrum

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 10 (7.69%) CMS
2 8 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.15%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.38%) Apache
3 7 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.85%) IIS
5 4 (3.08%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (3.08%) Node.js
5 4 (3.08%) SAS
6 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.77%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.54%) MS Project
3 2 (1.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.77%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.54%) Force.com
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) Firewall
2 6 (4.62%) DNS
3 5 (3.85%) BGP
3 5 (3.85%) DHCP
3 5 (3.85%) OSPF
3 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.08%) Network Security
4 4 (3.08%) VoIP
4 4 (3.08%) VPN
5 3 (2.31%) EIGRP
5 3 (2.31%) HSRP
5 3 (2.31%) HTTP
5 3 (2.31%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (2.31%) VRRP
6 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.54%) LAN
6 2 (1.54%) LDAP
6 2 (1.54%) SNMP
6 2 (1.54%) SSL
6 2 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.08%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.15%) MySQL
6 7 (5.38%) Big Data
6 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.62%) MS Access
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.85%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.08%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (3.08%) Redis
10 2 (1.54%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.54%) HBase
10 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.62%) JIRA
2 6 (4.62%) Maven
3 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.31%) JUnit
3 3 (2.31%) Selenium
3 3 (2.31%) Subversion
4 2 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.54%) Gradle
4 2 (1.54%) Mockito
4 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.77%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.77%) Emacs
5 1 (0.77%) Grunt
5 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.77%) Mocha
5 1 (0.77%) Robolectric
5 1 (0.77%) RSpec
5 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (38.46%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.69%) Games
5 8 (6.15%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.62%) Front Office
6 6 (4.62%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.08%) Legal
8 3 (2.31%) Advertising
9 2 (1.54%) Electronics
9 2 (1.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.77%) Back Office
10 1 (0.77%) Bulgarian Language
10 1 (0.77%) Estonian Language
10 1 (0.77%) Latvian Language
10 1 (0.77%) Law
10 1 (0.77%) Lithuanian Language
10 1 (0.77%) Retail
10 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.77%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 74 (56.92%) Developer
2 16 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.23%) Analyst
3 12 (9.23%) C# Developer
4 8 (6.15%) Games Developer
4 8 (6.15%) Java Games Developer
4 8 (6.15%) Telecoms Developer
4 8 (6.15%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Python Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Developer
6 6 (4.62%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 5 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.08%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.00%) HTML
2 23 (17.69%) .NET
2 23 (17.69%) XML
3 20 (15.38%) HTML5
4 18 (13.85%) CSS
4 18 (13.85%) REST
5 14 (10.77%) AngularJS
5 14 (10.77%) jQuery
6 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.69%) Web Services
7 9 (6.92%) J2EE
7 9 (6.92%) JSON
8 8 (6.15%) React
9 7 (5.38%) Django
9 7 (5.38%) JSP
9 7 (5.38%) Servlets
10 6 (4.62%) Flask
10 6 (4.62%) WCF
10 6 (4.62%) XHTML
11 5 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Mathematics
2 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.38%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.85%) User Experience
6 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.31%) Economics
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Social Media
7 3 (2.31%) Statistics
8 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.54%) Equities
8 2 (1.54%) Fintech
8 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.77%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.85%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Linux
3 15 (11.54%) Unix
4 6 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.08%) Android
7 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.31%) OO
3 24 (18.46%) TDD
4 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.08%) Analytics
6 16 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (12.31%) Project Management
7 14 (10.77%) Scrum
8 13 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.23%) Web Development
10 11 (8.46%) Asset Management
11 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.69%) ETL
12 9 (6.92%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (6.15%) Front End Development
13 8 (6.15%) ITIL
14 7 (5.38%) Change Management
14 7 (5.38%) OOD
14 7 (5.38%) Presales
14 7 (5.38%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.00%) Java
2 39 (30.00%) SQL
3 34 (26.15%) C#
4 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.31%) Python
6 11 (8.46%) C++
7 8 (6.15%) PHP
8 7 (5.38%) Ruby
9 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.62%) Scala
10 3 (2.31%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.31%) AWK
10 3 (2.31%) C
10 3 (2.31%) sed
10 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.31%) XAML
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.54%) R
11 2 (1.54%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 101 (77.69%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) CISSP
3 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) PhD
5 2 (1.54%) CCNP
5 2 (1.54%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.77%) CCIE
6 1 (0.77%) CCNA
6 1 (0.77%) CEH
6 1 (0.77%) GCIA
6 1 (0.77%) GCIH
6 1 (0.77%) MCSA
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.77%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) COBIT
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) COSO
2 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.08%) ISO27005
3 2 (1.54%) CDISC
3 2 (1.54%) GCP
3 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Docker
2 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Control-M
1 2 (1.54%) Oozie
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.77%) Nessus
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Oracle
2 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.92%) IBM
4 8 (6.15%) Cisco
5 7 (5.38%) BEA
6 5 (3.85%) Juniper
7 4 (3.08%) EPiServer
8 3 (2.31%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.54%) Avaya
9 2 (1.54%) Cognos
9 2 (1.54%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (1.54%) Google
9 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.77%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.77%) Murex
10 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.77%) SAP
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