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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / England
Rank 145 147 166
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 719 787 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.65% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 5.32% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 510 429
Median daily rate £463 £420 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 36
Median hourly rate £27.50 £47.45 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.03% +65.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.16 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.63 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +69.91%

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
12943 14807 14509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.28% 31.00% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8405 9685 9019
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.99 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.39% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +12 443 £550 +19.56% 421
South East -39 106 £365 +4.28% 122
East of England +22 46 £350 - 119
West Midlands +29 42 £313 -10.07% 12
North West -15 25 £313 -30.55% 45
South West -16 23 £375 +2.73% 40
Yorkshire +24 12 £308 -5.38% 24
North East -8 12 £330 -7.04% 7
East Midlands 0 9 £395 +12.05% 17
Midlands 0 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1074 (72.96%) Degree
2 533 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 416 (28.26%) Java
4 358 (24.32%) Finance
5 336 (22.83%) SQL
6 294 (19.97%) JavaScript
7 279 (18.95%) Python
8 262 (17.80%) Linux
9 244 (16.58%) HTML
10 243 (16.51%) Software Engineering
11 236 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
12 218 (14.81%) Windows
13 215 (14.61%) Mathematics
14 214 (14.54%) C#
15 213 (14.47%) Scrum
16 199 (13.52%) Microsoft
17 178 (12.09%) CSS
18 167 (11.35%) .NET
19 166 (11.28%) AngularJS
20 165 (11.21%) Oracle
21 163 (11.07%) Banking
22 161 (10.94%) TDD
23 156 (10.60%) OO
24 147 (9.99%) C++
25 146 (9.92%) Analytics
26 140 (9.51%) REST
27 135 (9.17%) XML
28 128 (8.70%) SQL Server
29 126 (8.56%) Web Services
30 125 (8.49%) HTML5

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 64 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 60 (4.08%) Apache
3 49 (3.33%) JBoss
4 48 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 46 (3.13%) Confluence
6 37 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 35 (2.38%) OpenStack
8 33 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 32 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (2.17%) WebSphere
10 31 (2.11%) Skype for Business
11 30 (2.04%) MS Exchange
12 29 (1.97%) Apache Pig
13 27 (1.83%) IIS
14 24 (1.63%) SAS
15 23 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (1.22%) Apache Solr
16 18 (1.22%) CMS
17 17 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 117 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.06%) MS Office
3 26 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.82%) SPSS
6 7 (0.48%) MS Project
6 7 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.34%) Weka
8 4 (0.27%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.20%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.14%) Stata
10 2 (0.14%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.068%) Simulink
11 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.56%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) HFM
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.14%) Relativity
5 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
5 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.068%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 89 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.72%) GitHub
4 39 (2.65%) Office 365
5 22 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.49%) Heroku
6 20 (1.36%) PaaS
7 17 (1.15%) SaaS
8 11 (0.75%) Google Play
9 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.34%) IaaS
11 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.27%) Force.com
11 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.20%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.18%) Firewall
2 72 (4.89%) Internet
3 47 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 44 (2.99%) HTTP
4 44 (2.99%) Wireless
5 43 (2.92%) LAN
6 41 (2.79%) DNS
7 38 (2.58%) SSL
7 38 (2.58%) WAN
8 33 (2.24%) Network Security
9 29 (1.97%) SAN
9 29 (1.97%) Skype
10 26 (1.77%) LDAP
11 23 (1.56%) BIG-IP
12 19 (1.29%) DHCP
13 14 (0.95%) Kerberos
14 13 (0.88%) VPN
15 12 (0.82%) VLAN
16 10 (0.68%) NAS
16 10 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 109 (7.40%) Big Data
3 95 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 70 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 69 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (4.55%) MySQL
7 53 (3.60%) NoSQL
8 48 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (2.99%) Apache Hive
10 37 (2.51%) MongoDB
10 37 (2.51%) QlikView
11 27 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (1.83%) Data Mining
12 26 (1.77%) HBase
13 20 (1.36%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.09%) Impala
17 13 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 122 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 96 (6.52%) JIRA
3 86 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 56 (3.80%) Subversion
5 40 (2.72%) TeamCity
6 39 (2.65%) Maven
7 34 (2.31%) JUnit
8 26 (1.77%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.77%) Selenium
9 24 (1.63%) Vagrant
10 22 (1.49%) Gradle
10 22 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.36%) Ant
12 18 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.02%) Hudson
14 13 (0.88%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.75%) WebDriver
16 10 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 358 (24.32%) Finance
2 163 (11.07%) Banking
3 106 (7.20%) Telecoms
4 76 (5.16%) Front Office
5 62 (4.21%) Retail
6 56 (3.80%) Marketing
7 45 (3.06%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.45%) Publishing
9 32 (2.17%) Electronics
10 29 (1.97%) Games
11 28 (1.90%) Back Office
12 26 (1.77%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.49%) Manufacturing
14 17 (1.15%) Legal
15 13 (0.88%) French Language
16 9 (0.61%) Law
16 9 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.61%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.54%) German Language
17 8 (0.54%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 600 (40.76%) Developer
2 154 (10.46%) Architect
3 150 (10.19%) Analyst
4 136 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 83 (5.64%) Senior Developer
6 69 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 63 (4.28%) Data Scientist
8 62 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
9 56 (3.80%) Consultant
10 53 (3.60%) Python Developer
11 50 (3.40%) .NET Developer
11 50 (3.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 49 (3.33%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.19%) C++ Developer
14 30 (2.04%) Network Engineer
14 30 (2.04%) Software Developer
15 29 (1.97%) SQL Developer
16 28 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (1.83%) Electronic Trading Developer
18 26 (1.77%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (16.58%) HTML
2 178 (12.09%) CSS
3 167 (11.35%) .NET
4 166 (11.28%) AngularJS
5 140 (9.51%) REST
6 135 (9.17%) XML
7 126 (8.56%) Web Services
8 125 (8.49%) HTML5
9 101 (6.86%) Spring
10 83 (5.64%) React
11 81 (5.50%) Node.js
12 77 (5.23%) JSON
13 66 (4.48%) CSS3
14 61 (4.14%) ASP.NET
15 59 (4.01%) jQuery
16 58 (3.94%) Hibernate
17 57 (3.87%) J2EE
18 56 (3.80%) RESTful
19 50 (3.40%) Middleware
20 48 (3.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 236 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 87 (5.91%) User Experience
4 82 (5.57%) Algorithms
5 71 (4.82%) Fixed Income
6 52 (3.53%) Derivative
7 50 (3.40%) Data Centre
8 47 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 45 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (2.72%) Fintech
11 37 (2.51%) Virtual Team
12 35 (2.38%) Data Structures
13 33 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.83%) Credit Risk
15 24 (1.63%) Equities
16 23 (1.56%) Clustering
17 21 (1.43%) Hedge funds
18 18 (1.22%) Life Science
19 17 (1.15%) Smartphone
20 16 (1.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 262 (17.80%) Linux
2 218 (14.81%) Windows
3 96 (6.52%) Unix
4 66 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.01%) Android
6 50 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 50 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.15%) Solaris
12 16 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.88%) CentOS
14 10 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.27%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (16.51%) Software Engineering
3 215 (14.61%) Mathematics
4 213 (14.47%) Scrum
5 161 (10.94%) TDD
6 156 (10.60%) OO
7 146 (9.92%) Analytics
8 117 (7.95%) Open Source
9 116 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
10 114 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 112 (7.61%) DevOps
12 110 (7.47%) Project Management
13 109 (7.40%) Migration
14 106 (7.20%) ITIL
15 103 (7.00%) SDLC
16 94 (6.39%) BDD
16 94 (6.39%) Statistics
17 89 (6.05%) Data Modelling
18 77 (5.23%) E-Commerce
18 77 (5.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 416 (28.26%) Java
2 336 (22.83%) SQL
3 294 (19.97%) JavaScript
4 279 (18.95%) Python
5 214 (14.54%) C#
6 147 (9.99%) C++
7 109 (7.40%) C
8 85 (5.77%) R
9 81 (5.50%) Scala
10 59 (4.01%) PowerShell
11 54 (3.67%) PHP
12 52 (3.53%) Perl
13 50 (3.40%) Ruby
14 43 (2.92%) PL/SQL
15 39 (2.65%) Bash Shell
16 34 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.43%) MATLAB
19 18 (1.22%) VBA
20 16 (1.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1074 (72.96%) Degree
2 95 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 78 (5.30%) PhD
4 65 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 59 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (2.85%) CCNP
7 42 (2.85%) CISSP
8 39 (2.65%) MCSE
9 30 (2.04%) CCIE
9 30 (2.04%) ISEB
10 25 (1.70%) CCDP
10 25 (1.70%) JNCIA
11 22 (1.49%) ISTQB
12 21 (1.43%) CCIP
12 21 (1.43%) CCNA
12 21 (1.43%) CCSA
12 21 (1.43%) CCSE
12 21 (1.43%) HP ASE
12 21 (1.43%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.39%) QA
2 24 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.36%) SLA
4 17 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.88%) MiFID
6 11 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.68%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.68%) PMO
8 9 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
8 9 (0.61%) PA-DSS
9 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.41%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.20%) ISO19770
12 3 (0.20%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.20%) SDET
12 3 (0.20%) TickIT
13 2 (0.14%) CDISC
System Software
1 98 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.26%) Docker
4 32 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (2.04%) HDFS
6 26 (1.77%) Hyper-V
7 22 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.75%) KVM
8 11 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.68%) XenApp
10 9 (0.61%) vSphere
10 9 (0.61%) XenServer
11 7 (0.48%) Firmware
11 7 (0.48%) NFS
11 7 (0.48%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.41%) iptables
13 4 (0.27%) vCloud
13 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (3.80%) Puppet
2 47 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.97%) Ansible
4 21 (1.43%) FortiGate
5 18 (1.22%) SCCM
6 11 (0.75%) Salt
6 11 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.68%) Kibana
7 10 (0.68%) logstash
7 10 (0.68%) Oozie
8 9 (0.61%) Mesos
8 9 (0.61%) Nagios
9 8 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.41%) QRadar
11 6 (0.41%) SCOM
11 6 (0.41%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 199 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 165 (11.21%) Oracle
3 73 (4.96%) VMware
4 66 (4.48%) Cisco
5 63 (4.28%) HP
6 44 (2.99%) IBM
7 41 (2.79%) SAP
8 40 (2.72%) F5
9 39 (2.65%) Red Hat
10 37 (2.51%) Tableau
11 34 (2.31%) Adobe
12 31 (2.11%) Juniper
13 30 (2.04%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.97%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.83%) TIBCO
16 26 (1.77%) ION Trading
17 25 (1.70%) Aruba
17 25 (1.70%) Fortinet
17 25 (1.70%) Riverbed
18 24 (1.63%) Splunk
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
2M Employment Solutions
Rate: £9.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
KPRS
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Codex
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 to £32,000 pro rata
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day great working environment - possibility to m
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £1,500 per day Any rate considered. 6 months + 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago