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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 74 70 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 92 93 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.85% 2.71% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.02% 6.77% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 90
Median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £296 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
1310 1374 2185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.59% 40.11% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1057 1697
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 137 (77.84%) Degree
2 97 (55.11%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (41.48%) Finance
4 58 (32.95%) JavaScript
5 55 (31.25%) SQL
6 54 (30.68%) Java
7 43 (24.43%) C#
7 43 (24.43%) AngularJS
8 39 (22.16%) Python
9 38 (21.59%) HTML
9 38 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (20.45%) User Experience
10 36 (20.45%) TDD
11 35 (19.89%) Scrum
12 34 (19.32%) Software Engineering
13 33 (18.75%) Marketing
14 32 (18.18%) Banking
14 32 (18.18%) CSS
15 31 (17.61%) HTML5
16 30 (17.05%) Virtual Team
17 28 (15.91%) Mathematics
18 27 (15.34%) CSS3
18 27 (15.34%) Linux
19 26 (14.77%) OO
19 26 (14.77%) NoSQL
20 25 (14.20%) BDD
20 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
21 23 (13.07%) .NET
22 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
22 21 (11.93%) Google

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 12 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.41%) Apache
2 6 (3.41%) Confluence
2 6 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.84%) IIS
4 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.27%) SAS
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.70%) IPython
5 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.57%) Drupal
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Office
2 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Relativity
1 2 (1.14%) Ringtail
1 2 (1.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.57%) Endur
2 1 (0.57%) HFM
2 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.57%) Radian6
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.27%) GitHub
4 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.14%) Google Play
5 2 (1.14%) Office 365
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.57%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) DNS
1 9 (5.11%) Firewall
2 8 (4.55%) SSL
3 5 (2.84%) FTP
3 5 (2.84%) Internet
4 4 (2.27%) HTTP
5 3 (1.70%) SSH
6 2 (1.14%) BGP
6 2 (1.14%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.14%) CTI
6 2 (1.14%) DHCP
6 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.14%) IPsec
6 2 (1.14%) LDAP
6 2 (1.14%) OSPF
6 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.14%) VPN
6 2 (1.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.66%) Big Data
4 16 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 14 (7.95%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.98%) Couchbase
8 6 (3.41%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.41%) MySQL
9 5 (2.84%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.70%) BigTable
10 3 (1.70%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.70%) Text Mining
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.25%) JIRA
4 8 (4.55%) gulp
4 8 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.98%) Bower
5 7 (3.98%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (3.98%) Mocha
5 7 (3.98%) Protractor
5 7 (3.98%) Sinon.JS
5 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.98%) Xcode
6 5 (2.84%) Maven
7 4 (2.27%) Hudson
7 4 (2.27%) Subversion
8 3 (1.70%) Build Forge
8 3 (1.70%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.70%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.14%) Gradle
General
1 73 (41.48%) Finance
2 33 (18.75%) Marketing
3 32 (18.18%) Banking
4 18 (10.23%) Financial Institution
5 17 (9.66%) Retail
6 15 (8.52%) Investment Banking
7 11 (6.25%) Front Office
8 10 (5.68%) Legal
9 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
10 7 (3.98%) Games
11 2 (1.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.57%) Billing
12 1 (0.57%) Electronics
12 1 (0.57%) Law
12 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.57%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (56.25%) Developer
2 20 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.80%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.23%) Angular Developer
5 16 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 14 (7.95%) Applications Developer
6 14 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (7.95%) Web Applications Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Python Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Analyst
8 11 (6.25%) Data Scientist
9 10 (5.68%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Architect
10 9 (5.11%) iOS Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Applications Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Web Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Data Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.43%) AngularJS
2 38 (21.59%) HTML
3 32 (18.18%) CSS
4 31 (17.61%) HTML5
5 27 (15.34%) CSS3
6 23 (13.07%) .NET
7 20 (11.36%) React
8 19 (10.80%) RESTful
9 18 (10.23%) Web Services
10 14 (7.95%) Ember.js
10 14 (7.95%) REST
11 13 (7.39%) Node.js
12 12 (6.82%) XML
13 11 (6.25%) JSON
14 8 (4.55%) Pandas
15 7 (3.98%) Chai
15 7 (3.98%) D3.js
15 7 (3.98%) Gherkin
15 7 (3.98%) jQuery
15 7 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (20.45%) User Experience
3 30 (17.05%) Virtual Team
4 28 (15.91%) Mathematics
5 19 (10.80%) Equities
6 17 (9.66%) Fixed Income
7 16 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 13 (7.39%) Management Information System
9 12 (6.82%) Statistics
10 8 (4.55%) Derivative
10 8 (4.55%) Physics
11 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
11 6 (3.41%) Data Structures
11 6 (3.41%) iPad
11 6 (3.41%) iPhone
11 6 (3.41%) Visualisation
12 4 (2.27%) Clustering
12 4 (2.27%) Public Cloud
12 4 (2.27%) Smartphone
12 4 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.34%) Linux
2 17 (9.66%) Unix
2 17 (9.66%) Windows
3 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.41%) CentOS
5 5 (2.84%) Android
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (55.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.45%) TDD
3 35 (19.89%) Scrum
4 34 (19.32%) Software Engineering
5 26 (14.77%) OO
6 25 (14.20%) BDD
7 20 (11.36%) Open Source
7 20 (11.36%) SDLC
7 20 (11.36%) Web Development
8 19 (10.80%) DevOps
9 17 (9.66%) Front End Development
10 16 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 14 (7.95%) Analytics
11 14 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.95%) Machine Learning
11 14 (7.95%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.95%) OOD
12 13 (7.39%) Asset Management
12 13 (7.39%) Data Modelling
12 13 (7.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.95%) JavaScript
2 55 (31.25%) SQL
3 54 (30.68%) Java
4 43 (24.43%) C#
5 39 (22.16%) Python
6 19 (10.80%) C++
7 15 (8.52%) R
8 14 (7.95%) TypeScript
9 13 (7.39%) Scala
10 11 (6.25%) Objective-C
11 10 (5.68%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.55%) Apple Swift
12 8 (4.55%) C
12 8 (4.55%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.98%) Perl
14 6 (3.41%) VBA
15 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
16 4 (2.27%) PHP
16 4 (2.27%) Ruby
17 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (77.84%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.27%) ISEB
3 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.70%) CISSP
5 2 (1.14%) CCIE
5 2 (1.14%) CCNA
5 2 (1.14%) CISM
5 2 (1.14%) MCP
5 2 (1.14%) MCSA
5 2 (1.14%) MCSE
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.14%) PhD
5 2 (1.14%) RHCE
6 1 (0.57%) CCSP
6 1 (0.57%) CISA
6 1 (0.57%) GCIH
6 1 (0.57%) GIAC
6 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
4 1 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.27%) HDFS
4 3 (1.70%) DFS Replication
4 3 (1.70%) Docker
4 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) EnCase
2 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.57%) Grafana
3 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.57%) Kibana
3 1 (0.57%) logstash
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (11.93%) Google
2 14 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.39%) Oracle
4 8 (4.55%) VMware
5 7 (3.98%) Tableau
6 6 (3.41%) Apple
7 5 (2.84%) Cisco
7 5 (2.84%) Symantec
8 4 (2.27%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.27%) HP
8 4 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.27%) Sybase
8 4 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.27%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (1.70%) F5
9 3 (1.70%) Juniper
9 3 (1.70%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.70%) Teradata
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