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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 149 176 153
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 888 734 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.41% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 4.22% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 440 468
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 24
Median hourly rate £21.69 £30.19 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.15% -5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £10.13 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.50 £59.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +17.58%
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
16607 17376 17005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.38% 33.41% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 11025 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 742 744
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +28 527 £500 +4.16% 407
South East +35 124 £378 +7.85% 131
North East +36 67 £273 -50.36% 5
West Midlands -17 41 £325 -22.61% 15
North West +5 33 £313 -16.66% 44
East of England -17 26 £600 +66.66% 110
East Midlands -19 25 £375 +15.38% 25
Yorkshire +19 22 £375 - 27
South West -13 19 £380 +1.33% 35
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1396 (80.32%) Degree
2 610 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (24.28%) Java
4 407 (23.42%) SQL
5 405 (23.30%) Finance
6 397 (22.84%) Microsoft
7 377 (21.69%) JavaScript
8 358 (20.60%) Windows
9 331 (19.04%) HTML
10 266 (15.30%) Scrum
11 259 (14.90%) CSS
12 258 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
13 251 (14.44%) Linux
14 237 (13.64%) C#
15 225 (12.95%) Software Engineering
16 222 (12.77%) ITIL
16 222 (12.77%) Python
17 213 (12.26%) .NET
18 209 (12.03%) Active Directory
19 203 (11.68%) Project Management
20 198 (11.39%) SQL Server
21 192 (11.05%) Web Services
21 192 (11.05%) Mathematics
22 190 (10.93%) Security Cleared
23 187 (10.76%) Oracle
24 177 (10.18%) MS Excel
25 172 (9.90%) HTML5
26 170 (9.78%) OO
27 168 (9.67%) AngularJS
28 162 (9.32%) TDD

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 74 (4.26%) Apache
2 69 (3.97%) IIS
3 68 (3.91%) MS Exchange
4 61 (3.51%) Apache Spark
5 59 (3.39%) Confluence
6 58 (3.34%) Skype for Business
7 56 (3.22%) SharePoint
8 48 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 45 (2.59%) OpenStack
10 44 (2.53%) WebLogic
11 43 (2.47%) Tomcat
12 37 (2.13%) JBoss
13 35 (2.01%) SAS
14 26 (1.50%) CMS
15 25 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (1.27%) WebSphere
17 21 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
18 20 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 18 (1.04%) Apache Pig
20 15 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 177 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.16%) MS Office
3 26 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.32%) SPSS
5 20 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.81%) MS Project
7 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.17%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.17%) Stata
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.12%) UXPin
11 1 (0.058%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.058%) Mingle
11 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.058%) Simulink
11 1 (0.058%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.058%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Radian6
1 9 (0.52%) Social Studio
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) assyst
5 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.17%) Primavera
5 3 (0.17%) RMDS
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 96 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.88%) Office 365
4 45 (2.59%) GitHub
5 30 (1.73%) SaaS
6 22 (1.27%) PaaS
7 21 (1.21%) Google Play
8 20 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.04%) Heroku
10 14 (0.81%) IaaS
11 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
12 8 (0.46%) Route 53
13 7 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 117 (6.73%) DNS
2 113 (6.50%) DHCP
3 72 (4.14%) HTTP
3 72 (4.14%) Internet
4 62 (3.57%) Firewall
5 61 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 48 (2.76%) LDAP
7 37 (2.13%) SAN
8 35 (2.01%) Skype
9 34 (1.96%) WAN
10 32 (1.84%) LAN
10 32 (1.84%) SSL
10 32 (1.84%) VPN
11 28 (1.61%) Network Security
12 18 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
12 18 (1.04%) Intranet
12 18 (1.04%) VoIP
13 17 (0.98%) IPsec
14 16 (0.92%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.81%) Big Data
3 96 (5.52%) MySQL
4 86 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 69 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 54 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 51 (2.93%) MongoDB
9 40 (2.30%) Data Mining
9 40 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (2.24%) Apache Hive
10 39 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 38 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 125 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 124 (7.13%) JIRA
3 118 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 92 (5.29%) Maven
5 68 (3.91%) Visual Studio
6 50 (2.88%) JUnit
7 47 (2.70%) Selenium
8 46 (2.65%) Gradle
9 45 (2.59%) Eclipse
10 41 (2.36%) Cucumber
11 38 (2.19%) Ant
12 32 (1.84%) Xcode
13 31 (1.78%) SoapUI
14 29 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (1.50%) WebDriver
16 25 (1.44%) Subversion
17 24 (1.38%) Vagrant
18 22 (1.27%) IntelliJ
19 21 (1.21%) JMeter
20 20 (1.15%) gulp
General
1 405 (23.30%) Finance
2 120 (6.90%) Banking
3 96 (5.52%) Marketing
4 76 (4.37%) Retail
5 69 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 46 (2.65%) Publishing
8 39 (2.24%) Front Office
9 29 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.55%) Games
11 26 (1.50%) Legal
12 18 (1.04%) German Language
13 17 (0.98%) French Language
13 17 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.81%) Back Office
14 14 (0.81%) Italian Language
14 14 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.75%) Advertising
16 12 (0.69%) Automotive
16 12 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 598 (34.41%) Developer
2 173 (9.95%) Analyst
3 121 (6.96%) Architect
4 116 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 72 (4.14%) C# Developer
6 71 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 66 (3.80%) Consultant
8 65 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 64 (3.68%) Data Scientist
10 62 (3.57%) .NET Developer
11 60 (3.45%) Software Engineer
12 58 (3.34%) Support Engineer
13 49 (2.82%) iOS Developer
14 42 (2.42%) Software Developer
15 40 (2.30%) Administrator
16 39 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
16 39 (2.24%) Test Engineer
17 38 (2.19%) Business Analyst
18 37 (2.13%) Android Developer
18 37 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (19.04%) HTML
2 259 (14.90%) CSS
3 213 (12.26%) .NET
4 192 (11.05%) Web Services
5 172 (9.90%) HTML5
6 168 (9.67%) AngularJS
7 159 (9.15%) REST
8 141 (8.11%) XML
9 105 (6.04%) Node.js
10 100 (5.75%) CSS3
11 98 (5.64%) Spring
12 91 (5.24%) RESTful
13 79 (4.55%) React
14 77 (4.43%) ASP.NET
15 73 (4.20%) SOAP
16 71 (4.09%) jQuery
17 67 (3.86%) JSON
18 63 (3.62%) Hibernate
19 55 (3.16%) Java EE
20 52 (2.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 258 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (11.05%) Mathematics
3 145 (8.34%) Management Information System
4 133 (7.65%) User Experience
5 81 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 74 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 74 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 70 (4.03%) Statistics
8 64 (3.68%) Visualisation
9 60 (3.45%) Virtual Team
10 48 (2.76%) Data Structures
11 42 (2.42%) Physics
12 40 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 34 (1.96%) iPad
14 31 (1.78%) Derivative
15 30 (1.73%) iPhone
16 25 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
16 25 (1.44%) Clustering
17 23 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (1.21%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 358 (20.60%) Windows
2 251 (14.44%) Linux
3 152 (8.75%) Unix
4 146 (8.40%) Windows Server
5 109 (6.27%) Apple iOS
6 101 (5.81%) Android
7 75 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (2.93%) Solaris
10 45 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (1.84%) Ubuntu
12 31 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (1.67%) AIX
14 26 (1.50%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.04%) CentOS
16 13 (0.75%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.69%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.46%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
19 7 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (15.30%) Scrum
3 225 (12.95%) Software Engineering
4 222 (12.77%) ITIL
5 203 (11.68%) Project Management
6 170 (9.78%) OO
7 162 (9.32%) TDD
8 161 (9.26%) Analytics
9 131 (7.54%) Open Source
10 119 (6.85%) BDD
11 117 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (6.21%) Unit Testing
13 97 (5.58%) Data Modelling
14 95 (5.47%) Service Delivery
15 91 (5.24%) MVC
16 90 (5.18%) Web Development
17 89 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
18 86 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
19 85 (4.89%) Machine Learning
19 85 (4.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 422 (24.28%) Java
2 407 (23.42%) SQL
3 377 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 237 (13.64%) C#
5 222 (12.77%) Python
6 158 (9.09%) C++
7 105 (6.04%) PowerShell
8 88 (5.06%) PHP
9 80 (4.60%) R
10 75 (4.32%) C
11 60 (3.45%) Objective-C
12 58 (3.34%) Scala
13 54 (3.11%) Ruby
14 48 (2.76%) Perl
15 43 (2.47%) T-SQL
16 37 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 36 (2.07%) Bash Shell
18 32 (1.84%) PL/SQL
19 29 (1.67%) MATLAB
20 28 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1396 (80.32%) Degree
2 190 (10.93%) Security Cleared
3 153 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 129 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (4.78%) MCSE
6 69 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 62 (3.57%) PhD
8 60 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (2.53%) CISSP
10 39 (2.24%) CCNP
11 36 (2.07%) CCNA
12 31 (1.78%) ISEB
13 30 (1.73%) MCP
14 26 (1.50%) ISTQB
15 21 (1.21%) PMI Certification
16 20 (1.15%) CISM
17 16 (0.92%) CISA
17 16 (0.92%) MCDBA
18 15 (0.86%) PMP
18 15 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (7.08%) QA
2 62 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 50 (2.88%) SLA
4 28 (1.61%) ISO 9001
5 25 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.69%) MiFID
9 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.46%) SDET
10 7 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.35%) COBIT
11 6 (0.35%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.35%) ISO27005
12 5 (0.29%) PA-DSS
12 5 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.29%) SEPA
13 4 (0.23%) COSO
13 4 (0.23%) HL7
14 3 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 209 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (3.80%) XenApp
4 64 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 59 (3.39%) XenServer
6 57 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 55 (3.16%) Hyper-V
8 45 (2.59%) Docker
9 32 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.92%) HDFS
11 14 (0.81%) KVM
11 14 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 14 (0.81%) vSphere
12 11 (0.63%) NFS
13 8 (0.46%) iptables
13 8 (0.46%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.40%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.35%) Xen
16 5 (0.29%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 54 (3.11%) SCCM
2 42 (2.42%) Puppet
3 37 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 32 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.44%) XenMobile
6 23 (1.32%) EdgeSight
6 23 (1.32%) SafeCom
7 18 (1.04%) SCOM
8 14 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 14 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
11 10 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.52%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.46%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.46%) OpenView
13 8 (0.46%) Perfmon
14 7 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.35%) EnCase
15 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 397 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 187 (10.76%) Oracle
3 133 (7.65%) VMware
4 125 (7.19%) HP
5 102 (5.87%) Citrix
6 74 (4.26%) Cisco
7 63 (3.62%) AppSense
8 58 (3.34%) SAP
9 55 (3.16%) Google
10 52 (2.99%) IBM
11 45 (2.59%) ServiceNow
12 41 (2.36%) Red Hat
13 32 (1.84%) Apple
14 31 (1.78%) Adobe
14 31 (1.78%) Atlassian
15 30 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.73%) Tableau
16 29 (1.67%) Splunk
17 25 (1.44%) Rally
17 25 (1.44%) ThinPrint
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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