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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 96 131 98
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -33
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 75 81 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.19% 1.37% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.45% 3.56% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 81
Median daily rate £450 £500 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.77 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
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
1375 2277 2217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.24% 38.43% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1825 1609
Median daily rate £465 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 43
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -1.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 95 (74.22%) Degree
2 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (42.97%) Finance
4 53 (41.41%) Java
5 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 36 (28.13%) SQL
7 31 (24.22%) AngularJS
8 29 (22.66%) C#
9 28 (21.88%) HTML
10 26 (20.31%) Scrum
11 25 (19.53%) OO
12 24 (18.75%) TDD
12 24 (18.75%) Software Engineering
13 22 (17.19%) Marketing
13 22 (17.19%) HTML5
14 21 (16.41%) CSS
15 18 (14.06%) .NET
15 18 (14.06%) Banking
16 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.28%) Virtual Team
17 16 (12.50%) XML
18 15 (11.72%) Windows
18 15 (11.72%) Analytics
18 15 (11.72%) User Experience
18 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (11.72%) REST
19 14 (10.94%) React
19 14 (10.94%) Google
19 14 (10.94%) Oracle
20 13 (10.16%) Asset Management

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 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.69%) Apache
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.34%) SAS
6 2 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.78%) Endur
2 1 (0.78%) Radian6
2 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Force.com
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) Firewall
2 5 (3.91%) DNS
3 4 (3.13%) CTI
3 4 (3.13%) LDAP
3 4 (3.13%) VoIP
4 3 (2.34%) BGP
4 3 (2.34%) EIGRP
4 3 (2.34%) HTTP
4 3 (2.34%) OSPF
4 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.56%) DHCP
5 2 (1.56%) H.323
5 2 (1.56%) Internet
5 2 (1.56%) Network Security
5 2 (1.56%) PBX
5 2 (1.56%) SSH
5 2 (1.56%) SSL
5 2 (1.56%) VPN
5 2 (1.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.47%) Big Data
6 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.13%) MySQL
9 2 (1.56%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.56%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.56%) Redis
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) JIRA
3 3 (2.34%) Maven
3 3 (2.34%) Selenium
3 3 (2.34%) Subversion
3 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Babel
5 1 (0.78%) Bower
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) gulp
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.78%) Protractor
5 1 (0.78%) Robolectric
5 1 (0.78%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 55 (42.97%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Marketing
3 18 (14.06%) Banking
4 11 (8.59%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.81%) Financial Institution
5 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.47%) Games
7 4 (3.13%) Front Office
8 3 (2.34%) Publishing
8 3 (2.34%) Retail
9 2 (1.56%) Advertising
9 2 (1.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.78%) Back Office
10 1 (0.78%) Bulgarian Language
10 1 (0.78%) Electronics
10 1 (0.78%) Estonian Language
10 1 (0.78%) Latvian Language
10 1 (0.78%) Law
10 1 (0.78%) Lithuanian Language
10 1 (0.78%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 71 (55.47%) Developer
2 17 (13.28%) Java Developer
2 17 (13.28%) Senior Developer
3 12 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.91%) Games Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Java Games Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Telecoms Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.22%) AngularJS
2 28 (21.88%) HTML
3 22 (17.19%) HTML5
4 21 (16.41%) CSS
5 18 (14.06%) .NET
6 16 (12.50%) XML
7 15 (11.72%) REST
8 14 (10.94%) React
9 13 (10.16%) CSS3
10 10 (7.81%) Ember.js
11 9 (7.03%) J2EE
12 8 (6.25%) Node.js
13 7 (5.47%) jQuery
13 7 (5.47%) JSON
13 7 (5.47%) JSP
13 7 (5.47%) Servlets
14 6 (4.69%) SOAP
14 6 (4.69%) Web Services
14 6 (4.69%) WPF
15 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Virtual Team
2 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.72%) User Experience
3 13 (10.16%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.47%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.91%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.91%) Equities
6 5 (3.91%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.13%) IVR
7 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.34%) Fintech
8 3 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.34%) Social Media
9 2 (1.56%) NHS
9 2 (1.56%) Statistics
10 1 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Windows
2 12 (9.38%) Linux
3 10 (7.81%) Unix
4 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.91%) Android
6 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.31%) Scrum
3 25 (19.53%) OO
4 24 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 24 (18.75%) TDD
5 15 (11.72%) Analytics
6 13 (10.16%) Asset Management
7 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.38%) SDLC
7 12 (9.38%) Web Development
8 11 (8.59%) Project Management
8 11 (8.59%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.81%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.03%) Front End Development
11 8 (6.25%) ETL
11 8 (6.25%) ITIL
11 8 (6.25%) Open Source
12 7 (5.47%) BDD
12 7 (5.47%) Business Development
12 7 (5.47%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) Java
2 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 36 (28.13%) SQL
4 29 (22.66%) C#
5 12 (9.38%) Python
6 8 (6.25%) Ruby
6 8 (6.25%) Scala
7 7 (5.47%) Objective-C
7 7 (5.47%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.91%) C++
9 4 (3.13%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.34%) PHP
10 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.34%) XAML
11 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.56%) R
11 2 (1.56%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.56%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 95 (74.22%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) CISSP
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.34%) CCNP
4 3 (2.34%) PhD
5 2 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) CCDA
6 1 (0.78%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) CEH
6 1 (0.78%) CISA
6 1 (0.78%) CISM
6 1 (0.78%) GCIA
6 1 (0.78%) GCIH
6 1 (0.78%) MBA
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) RHCE
6 1 (0.78%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) COBIT
3 4 (3.13%) COSO
3 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.13%) ISO27005
4 2 (1.56%) CDISC
4 2 (1.56%) GCP
5 1 (0.78%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.78%) MiFID
5 1 (0.78%) SEPA
5 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.78%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) HDFS
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Snort
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) Control-M
3 1 (0.78%) Nessus
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Google
1 14 (10.94%) Oracle
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Cisco
3 8 (6.25%) IBM
4 7 (5.47%) BEA
5 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.34%) Juniper
7 2 (1.56%) Avaya
7 2 (1.56%) Cognos
7 2 (1.56%) Informatica
7 2 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.56%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook
8 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.78%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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