The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 157 149 167
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 752 828 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.63% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 4.87% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 498 445
Median daily rate £450 £442 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £8.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.40 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15027 16985 16611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 33.46% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9781 10836 10688
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 726 701
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the England region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in England

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in England

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the England region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in England

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 453 £524 +10.26% 390
South East +23 120 £388 +10.71% 122
North East +8 48 £330 -7.04% 1
East of England +12 36 £350 +27.27% 78
West Midlands -8 24 £325 -22.27% 23
North West -37 21 £140 -63.87% 41
East Midlands -1 18 £338 -25.00% 26
South West 0 16 £400 +3.22% 38
Yorkshire +9 10 £400 +14.28% 31
Midlands +2 1 £550 +23.59%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1260 (76.60%) Degree
2 654 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (25.53%) Java
4 401 (24.38%) SQL
5 385 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 376 (22.86%) Finance
7 316 (19.21%) HTML
8 308 (18.72%) Microsoft
9 285 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
10 276 (16.78%) Python
11 273 (16.60%) Windows
12 272 (16.53%) Scrum
13 257 (15.62%) Software Engineering
14 247 (15.02%) Linux
14 247 (15.02%) CSS
15 245 (14.89%) C#
16 221 (13.43%) Mathematics
17 205 (12.46%) .NET
18 203 (12.34%) AngularJS
19 181 (11.00%) Oracle
20 173 (10.52%) TDD
21 170 (10.33%) HTML5
22 169 (10.27%) Web Services
23 166 (10.09%) REST
24 160 (9.73%) Analytics
25 159 (9.67%) OO
26 155 (9.42%) Banking
27 154 (9.36%) Project Management
27 154 (9.36%) SQL Server
27 154 (9.36%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 73 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 70 (4.26%) Apache
3 58 (3.53%) Confluence
4 51 (3.10%) MS Exchange
5 47 (2.86%) JBoss
6 46 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 45 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 42 (2.55%) Skype for Business
9 41 (2.49%) IIS
10 38 (2.31%) OpenStack
11 37 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 34 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 32 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 31 (1.88%) SAS
14 31 (1.88%) WebLogic
15 24 (1.46%) CMS
16 22 (1.34%) Apache Pig
16 22 (1.34%) WebSphere
17 21 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 140 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.04%) MS Office
3 26 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.97%) SPSS
6 13 (0.79%) MS Project
7 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.30%) Weka
8 4 (0.24%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.24%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.18%) Stata
9 3 (0.18%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) UXPin
11 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.061%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.061%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Radian6
1 9 (0.55%) Social Studio
2 5 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) assyst
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.12%) Primavera
4 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.12%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 112 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (3.71%) GitHub
4 58 (3.53%) Office 365
5 26 (1.58%) Heroku
5 26 (1.58%) SaaS
6 23 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.22%) PaaS
8 16 (0.97%) Google Play
9 12 (0.73%) IaaS
10 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
12 7 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.43%) Route 53
13 6 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.44%) DNS
2 63 (3.83%) Internet
3 56 (3.40%) Firewall
4 55 (3.34%) DHCP
5 50 (3.04%) HTTP
6 47 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 37 (2.25%) LDAP
8 34 (2.07%) Skype
9 32 (1.95%) SSL
10 30 (1.82%) LAN
10 30 (1.82%) SAN
11 25 (1.52%) Network Security
12 24 (1.46%) WAN
13 21 (1.28%) VPN
14 20 (1.22%) Wireless
15 18 (1.09%) Kerberos
16 16 (0.97%) VLAN
17 15 (0.91%) NAS
18 14 (0.85%) iSCSI
19 12 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.36%) Big Data
3 110 (6.69%) Hadoop
4 98 (5.96%) MySQL
5 73 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 64 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 52 (3.16%) MongoDB
9 51 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (2.67%) Apache Hive
11 31 (1.88%) Data Mining
11 31 (1.88%) QlikView
12 30 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (1.28%) HBase
17 20 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 131 (7.96%) Git (software)
2 107 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 104 (6.32%) JIRA
4 79 (4.80%) Maven
5 53 (3.22%) Visual Studio
6 39 (2.37%) Eclipse
7 37 (2.25%) Subversion
8 36 (2.19%) JUnit
9 35 (2.13%) Vagrant
10 31 (1.88%) Gradle
11 28 (1.70%) Cucumber
11 28 (1.70%) Selenium
12 24 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (1.40%) IntelliJ
14 20 (1.22%) Ant
15 18 (1.09%) gulp
15 18 (1.09%) TeamCity
16 17 (1.03%) SoapUI
16 17 (1.03%) Xcode
17 14 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 376 (22.86%) Finance
2 155 (9.42%) Banking
3 104 (6.32%) Marketing
4 97 (5.90%) Retail
5 80 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.34%) Investment Banking
7 51 (3.10%) Front Office
8 47 (2.86%) Publishing
9 39 (2.37%) Financial Institution
10 35 (2.13%) Games
11 28 (1.70%) Legal
12 23 (1.40%) French Language
13 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
14 18 (1.09%) Back Office
15 17 (1.03%) German Language
15 17 (1.03%) Italian Language
16 14 (0.85%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.73%) Electronics
18 11 (0.67%) Advertising
18 11 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 614 (37.33%) Developer
2 155 (9.42%) Analyst
3 147 (8.94%) Architect
4 121 (7.36%) Java Developer
5 80 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 77 (4.68%) C# Developer
7 74 (4.50%) Data Scientist
8 71 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 65 (3.95%) Consultant
10 64 (3.89%) Software Engineer
11 56 (3.40%) .NET Developer
12 53 (3.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 53 (3.22%) Python Developer
13 40 (2.43%) Software Developer
14 35 (2.13%) HTML Developer
15 34 (2.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 33 (2.01%) Angular Developer
17 32 (1.95%) Full Stack Developer
18 31 (1.88%) Lead Developer
19 30 (1.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (19.21%) HTML
2 247 (15.02%) CSS
3 205 (12.46%) .NET
4 203 (12.34%) AngularJS
5 170 (10.33%) HTML5
6 169 (10.27%) Web Services
7 166 (10.09%) REST
8 152 (9.24%) XML
9 102 (6.20%) Node.js
10 98 (5.96%) CSS3
11 95 (5.78%) Spring
12 89 (5.41%) React
13 82 (4.98%) RESTful
14 76 (4.62%) ASP.NET
14 76 (4.62%) SOAP
15 72 (4.38%) jQuery
15 72 (4.38%) JSON
16 58 (3.53%) Hibernate
17 52 (3.16%) Java EE
18 50 (3.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 285 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (13.43%) Mathematics
3 131 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 131 (7.96%) User Experience
4 103 (6.26%) Statistics
5 90 (5.47%) Algorithms
6 85 (5.17%) Visualisation
7 70 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 70 (4.26%) Virtual Team
8 52 (3.16%) Physics
9 41 (2.49%) Data Structures
10 39 (2.37%) Derivative
11 38 (2.31%) Data Centre
12 33 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
13 32 (1.95%) Fixed Income
14 28 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (1.46%) Applied Mathematics
15 24 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (1.34%) Equities
17 19 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 273 (16.60%) Windows
2 247 (15.02%) Linux
3 129 (7.84%) Unix
4 100 (6.08%) Windows Server
5 97 (5.90%) Android
6 91 (5.53%) Apple iOS
7 60 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (2.07%) Solaris
11 32 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 22 (1.34%) AIX
12 22 (1.34%) CentOS
13 19 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (1.16%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.67%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.61%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (16.53%) Scrum
3 257 (15.62%) Software Engineering
4 173 (10.52%) TDD
5 160 (9.73%) Analytics
6 159 (9.67%) OO
7 154 (9.36%) Project Management
8 151 (9.18%) Open Source
9 149 (9.06%) ITIL
10 118 (7.17%) BDD
11 116 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
13 105 (6.38%) DevOps
14 100 (6.08%) Data Modelling
14 100 (6.08%) MVC
15 99 (6.02%) Machine Learning
16 90 (5.47%) Migration
17 88 (5.35%) Web Development
18 86 (5.23%) SDLC
19 83 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 420 (25.53%) Java
2 401 (24.38%) SQL
3 385 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 276 (16.78%) Python
5 245 (14.89%) C#
6 154 (9.36%) C++
7 99 (6.02%) R
8 95 (5.78%) C
9 84 (5.11%) PHP
10 80 (4.86%) Scala
11 75 (4.56%) PowerShell
12 59 (3.59%) Ruby
13 48 (2.92%) Perl
14 40 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 39 (2.37%) Bash Shell
16 38 (2.31%) PL/SQL
17 33 (2.01%) Shell Script
18 32 (1.95%) T-SQL
19 31 (1.88%) TypeScript
20 27 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1260 (76.60%) Degree
2 118 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (4.56%) PhD
6 51 (3.10%) MCSE
7 48 (2.92%) CISSP
8 45 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 32 (1.95%) CCNP
11 30 (1.82%) ISEB
11 30 (1.82%) MCP
12 28 (1.70%) CCNA
13 24 (1.46%) ISTQB
14 18 (1.09%) CISM
14 18 (1.09%) MBA
15 16 (0.97%) CISA
15 16 (0.97%) GIAC
15 16 (0.97%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.87%) QA
2 38 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 36 (2.19%) SLA
4 28 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 18 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
9 9 (0.55%) PA-DSS
9 9 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.55%) SDET
10 6 (0.36%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.30%) MiFID
11 5 (0.30%) SEPA
12 4 (0.24%) HL7
12 4 (0.24%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.18%) TickIT
14 2 (0.12%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
14 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 136 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 61 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.28%) Docker
4 37 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (1.88%) XenApp
7 30 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (1.82%) XenServer
8 26 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 25 (1.52%) HDFS
10 13 (0.79%) KVM
10 13 (0.79%) NFS
11 10 (0.61%) iptables
12 9 (0.55%) vSphere
13 8 (0.49%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.43%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.36%) Xen
16 5 (0.30%) Firmware
16 5 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 46 (2.80%) Puppet
2 43 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.19%) SCCM
4 24 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 15 (0.91%) SCOM
6 10 (0.61%) Ansible
6 10 (0.61%) HAProxy
6 10 (0.61%) Kibana
7 9 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.55%) EdgeSight
7 9 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.55%) Oozie
7 9 (0.55%) QRadar
7 9 (0.55%) XenMobile
8 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (0.43%) SafeCom
9 5 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.30%) logstash
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 308 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 181 (11.00%) Oracle
3 89 (5.41%) VMware
4 79 (4.80%) HP
5 53 (3.22%) SAP
6 50 (3.04%) Adobe
6 50 (3.04%) Cisco
7 47 (2.86%) Citrix
8 46 (2.80%) Google
9 41 (2.49%) IBM
10 37 (2.25%) Tableau
11 35 (2.13%) Red Hat
12 34 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
13 32 (1.95%) Splunk
14 25 (1.52%) Apple
14 25 (1.52%) Sybase
15 23 (1.40%) ServiceNow
16 22 (1.34%) AppSense
17 21 (1.28%) Atlassian
17 21 (1.28%) Informatica
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Austin Fraser
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London
Durlston Partners
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SLR Consultants
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
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City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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London
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Central London / West End
Energon People
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Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
Careerwise UK Limited
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London
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Woking, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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London
Networkers
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London
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
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West London
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London
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
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Hammersmith and Fulham
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Coventry
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