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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 81 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 117 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 1.74% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% 4.58% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 78 94
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£450 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £287 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -39.13%
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
1902 2270 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.59% 37.95% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1664 1644
Average daily rate £470 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.27 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 168 (76.36%) Degree
2 88 (40.00%) SQL
3 84 (38.18%) Finance
4 67 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (27.73%) Java
6 54 (24.55%) C#
7 50 (22.73%) OO
8 48 (21.82%) Banking
9 47 (21.36%) Mathematics
10 39 (17.73%) Linux
11 37 (16.82%) UNIX
11 37 (16.82%) .NET
12 36 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (15.91%) Analytics
13 35 (15.91%) HTML
14 34 (15.45%) Relational Database
15 33 (15.00%) Oracle
15 33 (15.00%) Web Services
16 32 (14.55%) JavaScript
17 31 (14.09%) C++
18 30 (13.64%) Data Modelling
18 30 (13.64%) Software Engineering
19 25 (11.36%) SQL Server
19 25 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (10.45%) Python
21 22 (10.00%) Windows
21 22 (10.00%) CSS
21 22 (10.00%) PL/SQL
21 22 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (10.00%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (7.73%) SAS
2 10 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.18%) IIS
3 7 (3.18%) Apache
4 6 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.73%) Node.js
5 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.82%) JBoss
6 4 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.45%) DNN
9 1 (0.45%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS Project
4 3 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.91%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.45%) RMDS
2 1 (0.45%) Cordys
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) GitHub
1 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 10 (4.55%) Firewall
2 6 (2.73%) HTTP
3 4 (1.82%) DNS
4 3 (1.36%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.36%) DHCP
4 3 (1.36%) Intranet
4 3 (1.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.91%) FTP
5 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.91%) Wireless
5 2 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) DVB
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.45%) Relational Database
2 25 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (7.73%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.36%) QlikView
6 11 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (4.09%) MySQL
9 8 (3.64%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.64%) Big Data
10 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.27%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.27%) DB2
12 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.82%) DataStage
12 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.36%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.27%) Subversion
3 14 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.00%) JIRA
4 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.55%) Selenium
6 8 (3.64%) Toad
6 8 (3.64%) Xcode
7 7 (3.18%) Maven
7 7 (3.18%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.18%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.18%) JUnit
8 5 (2.27%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.27%) Hudson
8 5 (2.27%) TestNG
8 5 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.27%) JBehave
8 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.36%) Redmine
General
1 84 (38.18%) Finance
2 48 (21.82%) Banking
3 22 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 22 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 19 (8.64%) Front Office
5 12 (5.45%) Marketing
6 6 (2.73%) Games
7 4 (1.82%) Advertising
8 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
9 2 (0.91%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.45%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (46.82%) Developer
2 29 (13.18%) Analyst
3 17 (7.73%) Programmer
4 14 (6.36%) Java Developer
4 14 (6.36%) C# Developer
5 13 (5.91%) SQL Developer
6 12 (5.45%) iOS Developer
7 11 (5.00%) Architect
8 10 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
9 9 (4.09%) Java Programmer
9 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 9 (4.09%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.18%) Quantitative Developer
11 7 (3.18%) PHP Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.73%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (2.73%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.82%) .NET
2 35 (15.91%) HTML
3 33 (15.00%) Web Services
4 22 (10.00%) CSS
5 19 (8.64%) XML
6 12 (5.45%) WPF
6 12 (5.45%) JSON
7 11 (5.00%) Spring
7 11 (5.00%) REST
8 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.55%) HTML5
9 8 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (3.18%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (3.18%) Cocoa
10 7 (3.18%) J2EE
11 6 (2.73%) JMS
11 6 (2.73%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.73%) WCF
11 6 (2.73%) Spring MVC
11 6 (2.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.36%) Mathematics
2 36 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.18%) User Experience
4 15 (6.82%) Derivative
5 13 (5.91%) Algorithms
6 12 (5.45%) Data Structures
7 11 (5.00%) Physics
7 11 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.55%) Statistics
9 8 (3.64%) Data Extraction
9 8 (3.64%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (3.18%) Credit Risk
10 7 (3.18%) Spread Betting
10 7 (3.18%) iPhone
11 6 (2.73%) Equities
11 6 (2.73%) iPad
12 5 (2.27%) Data Integration
12 5 (2.27%) Social Media
12 5 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.73%) Linux
2 37 (16.82%) UNIX
3 22 (10.00%) Windows
4 18 (8.18%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.55%) Solaris
6 8 (3.64%) Android
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.91%) AIX
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.73%) OO
3 35 (15.91%) Analytics
4 30 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 30 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 25 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.00%) MVC
7 19 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.64%) ITIL
7 19 (8.64%) OOP
8 18 (8.18%) TDD
9 17 (7.73%) Service Management
10 15 (6.82%) BDD
10 15 (6.82%) Project Management
10 15 (6.82%) Scrum
10 15 (6.82%) ETL
10 15 (6.82%) iOS Development
11 14 (6.36%) Low Latency
11 14 (6.36%) Data Analysis
12 13 (5.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.00%) SQL
2 61 (27.73%) Java
3 54 (24.55%) C#
4 32 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 31 (14.09%) C++
6 23 (10.45%) Python
7 22 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 15 (6.82%) Scala
9 11 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.55%) PHP
10 10 (4.55%) VBA
11 8 (3.64%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.64%) Ruby
12 6 (2.73%) Perl
12 6 (2.73%) PHP5
12 6 (2.73%) Groovy
13 5 (2.27%) R
13 5 (2.27%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.82%) C
14 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (76.36%) Degree
2 8 (3.64%) ISEB
2 8 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.18%) CISSP
4 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.82%) PhD
5 4 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.36%) CEH
6 3 (1.36%) MCSE
7 2 (0.91%) MCSA
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.91%) CISM
7 2 (0.91%) GCIH
7 2 (0.91%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.45%) EnCE
8 1 (0.45%) MCTS
8 1 (0.45%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.73%) QA
2 7 (3.18%) SLA
3 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) Nmap
2 2 (0.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) XenServer
3 1 (0.45%) NFS
3 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) Puppet
2 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.91%) yum
3 2 (0.91%) Nessus
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Oozie
4 1 (0.45%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.45%) Cacti
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (15.00%) Oracle
2 21 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.09%) Cisco
4 7 (3.18%) Tableau
5 6 (2.73%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.73%) Sybase
6 5 (2.27%) IBM
7 4 (1.82%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.82%) Teradata
7 4 (1.82%) Zend
7 4 (1.82%) Splunk
7 4 (1.82%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.36%) Datanomic
8 3 (1.36%) DataFlux
8 3 (1.36%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.36%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.36%) Trillium
8 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.36%) Juniper
8 3 (1.36%) Informatica
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Harrington Starr
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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