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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 107 93 141
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +48
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 93 144 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 2.01% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.61% 5.35% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 119 69
Average daily rate
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£443 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+117.90% -59.21%
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
2019 2691 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.47% 37.48% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1993 2180
Average daily rate £453 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 70
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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.

1 162 (73.97%) Degree
2 65 (29.68%) SQL
3 62 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (26.48%) Java
4 58 (26.48%) Linux
5 56 (25.57%) OO
5 56 (25.57%) Finance
6 52 (23.74%) C#
7 51 (23.29%) Software Engineering
8 50 (22.83%) Banking
9 40 (18.26%) HTML
9 40 (18.26%) JavaScript
10 38 (17.35%) Investment Banking
11 36 (16.44%) C++
11 36 (16.44%) Windows
11 36 (16.44%) Analytics
12 34 (15.53%) Web Services
12 34 (15.53%) XML
12 34 (15.53%) Python
13 33 (15.07%) SQL Server
14 31 (14.16%) Microsoft
15 30 (13.70%) Oracle
16 29 (13.24%) CSS
16 29 (13.24%) Front Office
17 26 (11.87%) UNIX
17 26 (11.87%) ISEB
17 26 (11.87%) TDD
17 26 (11.87%) ISTQB
17 26 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (11.42%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (6.39%) Apache
2 10 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.65%) Node.js
4 6 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.28%) SAS
6 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.37%) Confluence
7 3 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.37%) IIS
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.46%) Jetty
9 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.20%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.74%) MS Office
4 4 (1.83%) MS Project
5 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.91%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.46%) SPSS
7 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Cordys
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.46%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.91%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) DNS
2 4 (1.83%) Firewall
3 3 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.37%) NAS
3 3 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.37%) SAN
3 3 (1.37%) LDAP
3 3 (1.37%) DHCP
4 2 (0.91%) Intranet
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.91%) HTTP
4 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.46%) SSH
5 1 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.42%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.68%) Oracle Database
4 16 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (5.48%) MySQL
6 11 (5.02%) Big Data
7 10 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.11%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.65%) DataStage
10 7 (3.20%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.83%) QlikView
12 4 (1.83%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 25 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.22%) Subversion
3 14 (6.39%) Selenium
4 11 (5.02%) JIRA
5 10 (4.57%) Mercurial
5 10 (4.57%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.57%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.65%) FogBugz
7 8 (3.65%) Trac
7 8 (3.65%) Redmine
7 8 (3.65%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (3.65%) LoadRunner
8 7 (3.20%) Maven
8 7 (3.20%) Xcode
9 6 (2.74%) JMeter
9 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.28%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.83%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (25.57%) Finance
2 50 (22.83%) Banking
3 38 (17.35%) Investment Banking
4 29 (13.24%) Front Office
5 7 (3.20%) Marketing
6 5 (2.28%) Games
7 4 (1.83%) Legal
8 3 (1.37%) Advertising
8 3 (1.37%) Retail
8 3 (1.37%) Billing
8 3 (1.37%) Back Office
8 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) International Banking
10 1 (0.46%) French Language
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 126 (57.53%) Developer
2 24 (10.96%) Analyst
3 18 (8.22%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.76%) C++ Developer
4 17 (7.76%) Quantitative Developer
5 15 (6.85%) Tester
5 15 (6.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 13 (5.94%) iOS Developer
7 11 (5.02%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Performance Tester
8 10 (4.57%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.11%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Architect
9 9 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (2.74%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.26%) HTML
2 34 (15.53%) Web Services
2 34 (15.53%) XML
3 29 (13.24%) CSS
4 25 (11.42%) .NET
5 16 (7.31%) JSON
6 15 (6.85%) Spring
7 13 (5.94%) HTML5
8 12 (5.48%) XHTML
9 11 (5.02%) Hibernate
9 11 (5.02%) XSL
10 8 (3.65%) J2EE
10 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.65%) WCF
10 8 (3.65%) WPF
10 8 (3.65%) REST
10 8 (3.65%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.20%) jQuery
11 7 (3.20%) Ajax
12 5 (2.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.50%) Mathematics
3 19 (8.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.94%) User Experience
5 12 (5.48%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.11%) Physics
7 9 (4.11%) Social Network
8 7 (3.20%) Market Risk
8 7 (3.20%) iPhone
9 6 (2.74%) Open Source
9 6 (2.74%) Data Extraction
9 6 (2.74%) Data Integration
9 6 (2.74%) Economics
9 6 (2.74%) Derivative
9 6 (2.74%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.28%) Equities
10 5 (2.28%) Statistics
10 5 (2.28%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.48%) Linux
2 36 (16.44%) Windows
3 26 (11.87%) UNIX
4 19 (8.68%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.57%) Android
6 3 (1.37%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.57%) OO
3 51 (23.29%) Software Engineering
4 36 (16.44%) Analytics
5 26 (11.87%) TDD
6 25 (11.42%) Project Management
7 22 (10.05%) MVC
7 22 (10.05%) Scrum
7 22 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (9.13%) BDD
9 17 (7.76%) Validation
9 17 (7.76%) OOP
10 16 (7.31%) ETL
11 15 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.85%) iOS Development
12 14 (6.39%) Test Automation
12 14 (6.39%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.48%) Load Testing
13 12 (5.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.68%) SQL
2 58 (26.48%) Java
3 52 (23.74%) C#
4 40 (18.26%) JavaScript
5 36 (16.44%) C++
6 34 (15.53%) Python
7 21 (9.59%) Perl
8 16 (7.31%) PHP
8 16 (7.31%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.85%) Objective-C
10 14 (6.39%) Ruby
11 12 (5.48%) Scala
12 11 (5.02%) VBA
13 10 (4.57%) PL/SQL
13 10 (4.57%) PHP5
14 8 (3.65%) T-SQL
14 8 (3.65%) C
15 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.37%) XAML
16 3 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 162 (73.97%) Degree
2 26 (11.87%) ISTQB
2 26 (11.87%) ISEB
3 11 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.02%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.20%) CISSP
4 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.83%) PhD
6 3 (1.37%) CISA
6 3 (1.37%) CISM
6 3 (1.37%) MCSA
6 3 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.91%) MCTS
7 2 (0.91%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.91%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.46%) MCP
8 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.96%) QA
2 6 (2.74%) SLA
3 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.37%) NFS
3 2 (0.91%) Docker
4 1 (0.46%) HDFS
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.46%) Snort
4 1 (0.46%) Nmap
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Postfix
4 1 (0.46%) Varnish
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.46%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.91%) Oozie
2 2 (0.91%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.46%) Nagios
3 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.70%) Oracle
3 12 (5.48%) HP
4 9 (4.11%) IBM
4 9 (4.11%) Teradata
5 8 (3.65%) Zend
5 8 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.20%) Cisco
7 5 (2.28%) Adobe
7 5 (2.28%) Sybase
7 5 (2.28%) Informatica
8 4 (1.83%) Tableau
8 4 (1.83%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.37%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.37%) NetApp
9 3 (1.37%) DataFlux
9 3 (1.37%) Juniper
9 3 (1.37%) Trillium
9 3 (1.37%) Datanomic
10 2 (0.91%) Splunk
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