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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 183 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 600 709 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.48% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 4.55% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 476 357
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 38
Average hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.78 £15.30 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
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
15863 15567 15390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.91% 32.51% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10128 9643 9314
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 594 672
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 360 £463 +2.77% 399
South East -11 108 £363 +13.28% 186
North West -16 40 £375 -6.83% 38
South West -12 24 £375 +7.14% 61
East of England -20 20 £338 -15.62% 104
West Midlands -2 18 £358 +23.27% 34
East Midlands 0 13 £325 +22.64% 24
North East -19 6 £85 -69.64% 16
Yorkshire -35 6 £350 +27.27% 25
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1085 (82.13%) Degree
2 369 (27.93%) Java
3 364 (27.55%) SQL
4 342 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (24.83%) Finance
6 239 (18.09%) JavaScript
7 222 (16.81%) C#
8 213 (16.12%) Linux
9 207 (15.67%) Microsoft
10 199 (15.06%) .NET
11 194 (14.69%) Oracle
12 189 (14.31%) Software Engineering
13 187 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
14 186 (14.08%) HTML
15 178 (13.47%) SQL Server
15 178 (13.47%) UNIX
16 173 (13.10%) Web Services
17 169 (12.79%) Mathematics
18 166 (12.57%) C++
19 165 (12.49%) Windows
20 159 (12.04%) OO
20 159 (12.04%) Banking
21 158 (11.96%) MS Excel
22 144 (10.90%) Python
22 144 (10.90%) Project Management
23 138 (10.45%) SDLC
24 131 (9.92%) CSS
25 127 (9.61%) XML
26 125 (9.46%) ITIL
27 113 (8.55%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.01%) Apache
3 42 (3.18%) CMS
4 39 (2.95%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.88%) IIS
6 31 (2.35%) Node.js
7 29 (2.20%) SAS
8 25 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 24 (1.82%) MS Exchange
10 23 (1.74%) JBoss
10 23 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 23 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.76%) Lync
13 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 158 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 79 (5.98%) MS Office
3 55 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (3.18%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.76%) MS Project
6 9 (0.68%) SPSS
7 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.15%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.15%) Maya
12 1 (0.076%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.076%) Simulink
12 1 (0.076%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.076%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.076%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.61%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.38%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.30%) Tridion
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.23%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.15%) Radian6
9 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.076%) Magento
9 1 (0.076%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.076%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.076%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.21%) Google Analytics
4 14 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.83%) Heroku
5 11 (0.83%) GitHub
6 10 (0.76%) SaaS
6 10 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.76%) Office 365
6 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.61%) Force.com
9 7 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.45%) IaaS
11 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.38%) PaaS
11 5 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.30%) HP Helion
12 4 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 51 (3.86%) Internet
3 36 (2.73%) Firewall
4 30 (2.27%) DNS
5 28 (2.12%) HTTP
6 27 (2.04%) DHCP
7 22 (1.67%) VoIP
8 21 (1.59%) LAN
9 20 (1.51%) WAN
10 19 (1.44%) VPN
11 18 (1.36%) Wireless
11 18 (1.36%) IPsec
12 16 (1.21%) SAN
12 16 (1.21%) LDAP
13 13 (0.98%) ISDN
13 13 (0.98%) Network Security
14 12 (0.91%) 3G
14 12 (0.91%) LTE
15 11 (0.83%) H.323
15 11 (0.83%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 82 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (5.37%) MySQL
5 52 (3.94%) Oracle Database
6 43 (3.26%) Big Data
7 38 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 37 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 29 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (1.89%) DB2
14 21 (1.59%) MongoDB
15 19 (1.44%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.91%) Star Schema
18 11 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 61 (4.62%) Subversion
2 61 (4.62%) Maven
3 47 (3.56%) Visual Studio
4 35 (2.65%) JIRA
5 34 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.12%) JUnit
6 28 (2.12%) Selenium
7 23 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.21%) Ant
11 14 (1.06%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.98%) Hudson
13 12 (0.91%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.83%) Xcode
15 9 (0.68%) jMock
16 7 (0.53%) NUnit
16 7 (0.53%) Toad
16 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 328 (24.83%) Finance
2 159 (12.04%) Banking
3 102 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 75 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 69 (5.22%) Marketing
6 67 (5.07%) Front Office
7 32 (2.42%) Electronics
8 30 (2.27%) Games
9 22 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.59%) Automotive
11 20 (1.51%) Retail
12 19 (1.44%) Legal
13 13 (0.98%) Back Office
14 10 (0.76%) Publishing
15 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.53%) Billing
15 7 (0.53%) German Language
15 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 521 (39.44%) Developer
2 165 (12.49%) Analyst
3 119 (9.01%) Architect
4 111 (8.40%) Java Developer
5 73 (5.53%) Senior Developer
6 57 (4.31%) Software Engineer
7 48 (3.63%) Programmer
8 46 (3.48%) Business Analyst
9 45 (3.41%) C# Developer
10 38 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
11 37 (2.80%) iOS Developer
12 35 (2.65%) .NET Developer
13 34 (2.57%) Software Developer
14 31 (2.35%) Consultant
14 31 (2.35%) C++ Developer
14 31 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (2.20%) Project Manager
16 27 (2.04%) Applications Support
17 26 (1.97%) PHP Developer
18 25 (1.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (15.06%) .NET
2 186 (14.08%) HTML
3 173 (13.10%) Web Services
4 131 (9.92%) CSS
5 127 (9.61%) XML
6 96 (7.27%) jQuery
7 92 (6.96%) REST
8 83 (6.28%) ASP.NET
9 76 (5.75%) HTML5
10 62 (4.69%) AngularJS
11 59 (4.47%) JSON
12 57 (4.31%) Spring
12 57 (4.31%) J2EE
13 55 (4.16%) RESTful
14 51 (3.86%) .NET Framework
15 47 (3.56%) SOAP
16 39 (2.95%) CSS3
17 38 (2.88%) WPF
18 35 (2.65%) Middleware
19 33 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 187 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (12.79%) Mathematics
3 102 (7.72%) Management Information System
4 74 (5.60%) Physics
5 60 (4.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 60 (4.54%) Mobile App
6 54 (4.09%) Derivative
7 42 (3.18%) Data Structures
7 42 (3.18%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.88%) Statistics
9 36 (2.73%) Data Centre
10 35 (2.65%) User Experience
11 32 (2.42%) Visualisation
12 31 (2.35%) Equities
13 23 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.59%) Data Integration
15 20 (1.51%) iPhone
16 18 (1.36%) iPad
17 16 (1.21%) Social Media
17 16 (1.21%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 213 (16.12%) Linux
2 178 (13.47%) UNIX
3 165 (12.49%) Windows
4 86 (6.51%) Apple iOS
5 66 (5.00%) Android
6 36 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.06%) Solaris
9 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.61%) zOS
12 6 (0.45%) CentOS
13 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.30%) SUSE
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (14.31%) Software Engineering
3 159 (12.04%) OO
4 144 (10.90%) Project Management
5 138 (10.45%) SDLC
6 125 (9.46%) ITIL
7 113 (8.55%) TDD
8 108 (8.18%) Analytics
9 101 (7.65%) Scrum
10 92 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 88 (6.66%) MVC
12 83 (6.28%) Multithreading
13 81 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (5.37%) ETL
16 67 (5.07%) Low Latency
17 66 (5.00%) iOS Development
17 66 (5.00%) Web Development
18 62 (4.69%) Unit Testing
19 61 (4.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 369 (27.93%) Java
2 364 (27.55%) SQL
3 239 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 222 (16.81%) C#
5 166 (12.57%) C++
6 144 (10.90%) Python
7 85 (6.43%) C
8 70 (5.30%) PHP
9 69 (5.22%) Perl
10 39 (2.95%) Ruby
10 39 (2.95%) PowerShell
11 37 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.35%) Objective-C
14 25 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.82%) R
16 22 (1.67%) VBScript
17 20 (1.51%) Scala
18 16 (1.21%) VBA
19 13 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 1085 (82.13%) Degree
2 63 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 36 (2.73%) PMI Certification
7 33 (2.50%) PhD
8 31 (2.35%) MCSE
9 30 (2.27%) ISEB
10 26 (1.97%) CCNP
11 23 (1.74%) ISTQB
12 22 (1.67%) PMP
13 19 (1.44%) CCNA
13 19 (1.44%) CISSP
14 16 (1.21%) CCIE
15 15 (1.14%) MCP
16 14 (1.06%) HND
17 12 (0.91%) MCSD
17 12 (0.91%) MCITP
18 10 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.45%) QA
2 23 (1.74%) SLA
3 10 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.76%) COBIT
4 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.30%) EMIR
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) HL7
9 2 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) TickIT
9 2 (0.15%) COREP
9 2 (0.15%) FINREP
9 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.076%) Basel II
10 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 68 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.83%) vSphere
4 5 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.30%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.30%) XenApp
5 4 (0.30%) Varnish
5 4 (0.30%) vCloud
5 4 (0.30%) Docker
6 3 (0.23%) Xen
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.23%) Firmware
6 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.15%) Samba
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) NFS
7 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.15%) HDFS
7 2 (0.15%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 22 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.29%) Puppet
4 9 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (0.61%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.61%) SCCM
6 7 (0.53%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.38%) yum
7 5 (0.38%) OPNET
7 5 (0.38%) Netcool
7 5 (0.38%) Ansible
8 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.23%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.23%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.23%) SCOM
10 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 207 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 194 (14.69%) Oracle
3 61 (4.62%) HP
4 51 (3.86%) Cisco
5 41 (3.10%) Google
6 36 (2.73%) VMware
7 35 (2.65%) Adobe
8 34 (2.57%) SAP
9 28 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (1.89%) Sybase
10 25 (1.89%) Citrix
11 21 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.59%) Remedy
12 19 (1.44%) IBM
12 19 (1.44%) Tableau
13 16 (1.21%) Splunk
14 15 (1.14%) Avaya
15 14 (1.06%) Business Objects
16 12 (0.91%) Juniper
16 12 (0.91%) Genesys
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day £600-£650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350-£420
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1100.00 - £1210.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Incopro Ltd.
Rate: Permanent position available. Salary based on experience and skill
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
YunoJuno
Rate: From £50 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago