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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / England
Rank 151 140 161
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 663 780 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.68% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.99% 5.08% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 484 420
Median daily rate £475 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 27
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.07 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.59 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +53.36%

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
13280 15352 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 33.01% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8555 9861 9418
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 653 609
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -9 405 £525 +10.52% 415
South East -35 90 £350 - 132
East of England +23 45 £350 - 86
West Midlands +29 42 £300 -21.05% 19
North West -8 20 £163 -63.88% 45
North East -8 16 £323 -9.15% 4
South West -8 15 £400 +3.22% 35
East Midlands +1 14 £338 -10.00% 19
Yorkshire +14 10 £400 +14.28% 25
Midlands 0 2 £550 +23.59%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 1108 (74.81%) Degree
2 560 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (26.20%) Java
4 334 (22.55%) SQL
5 332 (22.42%) Finance
6 322 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 274 (18.50%) Python
8 260 (17.56%) HTML
9 255 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
10 245 (16.54%) Linux
11 231 (15.60%) Software Engineering
12 230 (15.53%) Scrum
13 219 (14.79%) Windows
14 214 (14.45%) C#
15 213 (14.38%) Microsoft
16 209 (14.11%) Mathematics
17 199 (13.44%) CSS
18 171 (11.55%) AngularJS
19 170 (11.48%) .NET
20 167 (11.28%) TDD
21 151 (10.20%) Oracle
22 149 (10.06%) C++
23 145 (9.79%) Open Source
24 141 (9.52%) Banking
25 140 (9.45%) OO
26 139 (9.39%) REST
27 138 (9.32%) Web Services
28 136 (9.18%) HTML5
29 135 (9.12%) Analytics
30 129 (8.71%) XML

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 69 (4.66%) Apache Spark
2 53 (3.58%) Apache
3 47 (3.17%) Confluence
4 38 (2.57%) OpenStack
5 37 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 36 (2.43%) JBoss
6 36 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 36 (2.43%) Tomcat
7 35 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (2.03%) IIS
9 29 (1.96%) Skype for Business
10 28 (1.89%) Apache Pig
11 26 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.76%) SAS
12 25 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (1.69%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 21 (1.42%) CMS
15 19 (1.28%) Apache Solr
16 18 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 116 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.57%) MS Office
3 24 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.81%) SPSS
6 7 (0.47%) MS Project
7 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.34%) Weka
8 4 (0.27%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.27%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.20%) Stata
9 3 (0.20%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.068%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.068%) Simulink
10 1 (0.068%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.22%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) HFM
3 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.14%) Primavera
3 2 (0.14%) Relativity
3 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.14%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.068%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 106 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (4.05%) GitHub
3 56 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (3.31%) Office 365
5 25 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.69%) Heroku
6 24 (1.62%) PaaS
7 23 (1.55%) SaaS
8 11 (0.74%) Google Play
9 9 (0.61%) IaaS
10 8 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.20%) Flurry Analytics
13 3 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.66%) Firewall
2 60 (4.05%) Internet
3 48 (3.24%) DNS
4 45 (3.04%) HTTP
4 45 (3.04%) TCP/IP
5 39 (2.63%) LAN
6 36 (2.43%) Network Security
7 34 (2.30%) Wireless
8 33 (2.23%) SSL
8 33 (2.23%) WAN
9 29 (1.96%) Skype
10 28 (1.89%) LDAP
11 27 (1.82%) SAN
12 24 (1.62%) DHCP
13 19 (1.28%) BIG-IP
14 16 (1.08%) Kerberos
15 15 (1.01%) VLAN
16 12 (0.81%) VPN
16 12 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.29%) Big Data
2 108 (7.29%) Hadoop
3 84 (5.67%) MySQL
4 76 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.71%) NoSQL
7 51 (3.44%) Apache Hive
8 43 (2.90%) MongoDB
8 43 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
10 28 (1.89%) Data Mining
10 28 (1.89%) QlikView
11 23 (1.55%) HBase
11 23 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.08%) Impala
14 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 114 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 94 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 88 (5.94%) JIRA
4 55 (3.71%) Maven
5 37 (2.50%) Subversion
6 34 (2.30%) Vagrant
6 34 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 31 (2.09%) JUnit
8 30 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (1.82%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.62%) Gradle
11 23 (1.55%) Selenium
12 19 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.08%) Ant
13 16 (1.08%) IntelliJ
14 15 (1.01%) gulp
15 13 (0.88%) Hudson
16 11 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
16 11 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 332 (22.42%) Finance
2 141 (9.52%) Banking
3 96 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 84 (5.67%) Retail
5 65 (4.39%) Marketing
6 56 (3.78%) Front Office
7 44 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.63%) Publishing
9 28 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.89%) Games
10 25 (1.69%) Electronics
10 25 (1.69%) Legal
11 24 (1.62%) Back Office
12 22 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.28%) French Language
14 14 (0.95%) German Language
14 14 (0.95%) Italian Language
15 13 (0.88%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.61%) Automotive
16 9 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 585 (39.50%) Developer
2 143 (9.66%) Architect
3 141 (9.52%) Analyst
4 122 (8.24%) Java Developer
5 75 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 67 (4.52%) Senior Developer
7 66 (4.46%) Data Scientist
8 64 (4.32%) Consultant
9 62 (4.19%) C# Developer
10 56 (3.78%) Python Developer
11 53 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 52 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 46 (3.11%) .NET Developer
14 36 (2.43%) C++ Developer
15 35 (2.36%) Software Developer
16 34 (2.30%) HTML Developer
17 29 (1.96%) Full Stack Developer
18 28 (1.89%) Network Engineer
19 26 (1.76%) SQL Developer
20 25 (1.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (17.56%) HTML
2 199 (13.44%) CSS
3 171 (11.55%) AngularJS
4 170 (11.48%) .NET
5 139 (9.39%) REST
6 138 (9.32%) Web Services
7 136 (9.18%) HTML5
8 129 (8.71%) XML
9 85 (5.74%) React
9 85 (5.74%) Spring
10 81 (5.47%) Node.js
11 75 (5.06%) CSS3
12 68 (4.59%) jQuery
12 68 (4.59%) JSON
13 65 (4.39%) ASP.NET
14 62 (4.19%) RESTful
15 52 (3.51%) Hibernate
16 51 (3.44%) J2EE
17 44 (2.97%) Middleware
18 42 (2.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 255 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (14.11%) Mathematics
3 126 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 105 (7.09%) User Experience
5 92 (6.21%) Statistics
6 81 (5.47%) Algorithms
7 80 (5.40%) Visualisation
8 57 (3.85%) Fixed Income
9 51 (3.44%) Virtual Team
10 50 (3.38%) Data Centre
11 49 (3.31%) Mobile App
12 46 (3.11%) Physics
13 37 (2.50%) Derivative
14 32 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (2.09%) Data Structures
15 31 (2.09%) Fintech
16 26 (1.76%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (1.76%) Equities
17 21 (1.42%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 245 (16.54%) Linux
2 219 (14.79%) Windows
3 105 (7.09%) Unix
4 73 (4.93%) Android
5 62 (4.19%) Windows Server
6 61 (4.12%) Apple iOS
7 45 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 22 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (1.28%) CentOS
12 17 (1.15%) Solaris
13 16 (1.08%) Windows 7
14 15 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.41%) AIX
16 6 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.27%) Debian
17 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (15.60%) Software Engineering
3 230 (15.53%) Scrum
4 167 (11.28%) TDD
5 145 (9.79%) Open Source
6 140 (9.45%) OO
7 135 (9.12%) Analytics
8 118 (7.97%) Project Management
9 114 (7.70%) BDD
10 110 (7.43%) ITIL
11 109 (7.36%) DevOps
12 108 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
13 100 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (6.75%) Migration
14 87 (5.87%) SDLC
15 85 (5.74%) Data Modelling
16 84 (5.67%) MVC
17 79 (5.33%) Machine Learning
18 77 (5.20%) E-Commerce
18 77 (5.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 388 (26.20%) Java
2 334 (22.55%) SQL
3 322 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 274 (18.50%) Python
5 214 (14.45%) C#
6 149 (10.06%) C++
7 108 (7.29%) C
8 83 (5.60%) R
9 80 (5.40%) Scala
10 70 (4.73%) PHP
11 58 (3.92%) PowerShell
12 48 (3.24%) Perl
13 47 (3.17%) Ruby
14 39 (2.63%) PL/SQL
15 32 (2.16%) Bash Shell
15 32 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.82%) T-SQL
17 24 (1.62%) Objective-C
18 22 (1.49%) MATLAB
19 20 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1108 (74.81%) Degree
2 97 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 70 (4.73%) PhD
4 66 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 58 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (3.04%) CISSP
8 42 (2.84%) MCSE
9 39 (2.63%) CCNP
10 32 (2.16%) ISEB
11 24 (1.62%) CCIE
11 24 (1.62%) ISTQB
12 22 (1.49%) CCNA
13 20 (1.35%) MCP
14 19 (1.28%) CCDP
14 19 (1.28%) JNCIA
15 17 (1.15%) CISM
16 16 (1.08%) PMI Certification
17 15 (1.01%) CISA
17 15 (1.01%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.74%) QA
2 27 (1.82%) SLA
3 25 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.81%) Actionable Recommendations
5 12 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.54%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.47%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.47%) PA-DSS
10 6 (0.41%) SDET
11 5 (0.34%) MiFID
12 3 (0.20%) HL7
12 3 (0.20%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.20%) TickIT
13 2 (0.14%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
13 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.068%) EMIR
System Software
1 94 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.98%) Docker
3 58 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 27 (1.82%) HDFS
7 17 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.88%) KVM
8 13 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.74%) XenServer
10 10 (0.68%) XenApp
11 9 (0.61%) NFS
12 8 (0.54%) iptables
12 8 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.54%) vSphere
13 7 (0.47%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.41%) Firmware
14 6 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.27%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (3.17%) Puppet
3 23 (1.55%) SCCM
4 21 (1.42%) Ansible
5 15 (1.01%) FortiGate
6 14 (0.95%) Kibana
7 13 (0.88%) SCOM
7 13 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.81%) logstash
9 10 (0.68%) Oozie
10 8 (0.54%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.54%) Mesos
11 7 (0.47%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.47%) Nagios
12 6 (0.41%) QRadar
13 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.34%) vMotion
13 5 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 213 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 151 (10.20%) Oracle
3 74 (5.00%) VMware
4 68 (4.59%) HP
5 55 (3.71%) Cisco
6 44 (2.97%) SAP
7 43 (2.90%) IBM
8 40 (2.70%) Adobe
9 38 (2.57%) Tableau
10 34 (2.30%) F5
11 33 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 29 (1.96%) Splunk
13 28 (1.89%) Juniper
14 26 (1.76%) Atlassian
14 26 (1.76%) Sybase
15 24 (1.62%) CheckPoint
15 24 (1.62%) Google
15 24 (1.62%) ION Trading
16 21 (1.42%) TIBCO
17 20 (1.35%) Informatica
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