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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 132 195 152
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -43
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 911 621 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.20% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.44% 3.67% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 396 470
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 19
Median hourly rate £40.50 £28.69 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.16% -36.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.79 £27.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.24 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -32.63%
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
16740 16909 16025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.56% 32.77% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10908 10827 9821
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 664 645
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 392 £475 - 417
South East +62 190 £385 +2.66% 112
North East +43 133 £273 -14.17% 14
West Midlands -5 46 £400 +18.08% 22
North West +9 40 £320 -12.32% 35
South West +7 36 £425 +13.33% 50
Yorkshire +9 29 £350 -6.66% 30
East Midlands +4 23 £375 +15.38% 25
East of England +13 16 £430 +25.09% 86
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1369 (81.34%) Degree
2 533 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 416 (24.72%) Java
4 408 (24.24%) Finance
5 391 (23.23%) Microsoft
6 382 (22.70%) SQL
7 356 (21.15%) Windows
8 316 (18.78%) JavaScript
9 276 (16.40%) Linux
10 265 (15.75%) HTML
11 249 (14.80%) ITIL
12 235 (13.96%) C#
13 232 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
14 229 (13.61%) Project Management
15 225 (13.37%) Scrum
16 220 (13.07%) Oracle
17 216 (12.83%) CSS
18 211 (12.54%) Python
19 209 (12.42%) .NET
20 207 (12.30%) Software Engineering
21 200 (11.88%) SQL Server
22 194 (11.53%) Web Services
23 191 (11.35%) Active Directory
24 180 (10.70%) Security Cleared
25 177 (10.52%) OO
26 174 (10.34%) C++
27 167 (9.92%) MS Excel
28 165 (9.80%) Mathematics
29 159 (9.45%) Unix
30 146 (8.67%) VMware

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 61 (3.62%) IIS
2 53 (3.15%) WebLogic
3 51 (3.03%) Apache
4 48 (2.85%) Confluence
5 47 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 46 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 42 (2.50%) Apache Spark
8 41 (2.44%) Skype for Business
9 38 (2.26%) SAS
10 33 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 29 (1.72%) OpenStack
12 28 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (1.54%) WebSphere
14 25 (1.49%) CMS
15 19 (1.13%) JBoss
16 18 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.77%) WordPress
18 12 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.71%) Apache Pig
19 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 167 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.51%) MS Office
3 27 (1.60%) SPSS
4 22 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.83%) MS Project
7 8 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.18%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.12%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) UXPin
11 1 (0.059%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.059%) Mingle
11 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.059%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.059%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (0.53%) Radian6
1 9 (0.53%) Social Studio
2 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.30%) RMDS
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.18%) assyst
6 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 79 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.49%) Office 365
4 16 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (0.95%) SaaS
5 14 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.83%) Google Play
6 12 (0.71%) PaaS
7 11 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.65%) IaaS
8 10 (0.59%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (0.59%) GitHub
9 8 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.36%) Heroku
11 5 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 128 (7.61%) DNS
2 115 (6.83%) DHCP
3 89 (5.29%) HTTP
4 68 (4.04%) Internet
4 68 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 67 (3.98%) Firewall
6 59 (3.51%) VPN
7 54 (3.21%) LDAP
8 48 (2.85%) SAN
9 44 (2.61%) WAN
10 42 (2.50%) LAN
11 27 (1.60%) VoIP
12 26 (1.54%) Network Security
13 25 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (1.49%) IPsec
14 21 (1.25%) 3G
15 20 (1.19%) Wireless
16 19 (1.13%) SSL
17 17 (1.01%) BGP
17 17 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.87%) MySQL
3 78 (4.63%) Big Data
4 58 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 58 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.15%) Oracle Database
6 51 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 49 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 39 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (2.02%) Data Mining
13 33 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
16 24 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (1.37%) RDBMS
18 21 (1.25%) Apache Hive
18 21 (1.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 126 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 107 (6.36%) JIRA
3 95 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 71 (4.22%) Maven
5 63 (3.74%) Visual Studio
6 49 (2.91%) Selenium
7 47 (2.79%) JUnit
8 39 (2.32%) Subversion
9 36 (2.14%) Eclipse
10 35 (2.08%) Xcode
11 34 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (1.96%) Cucumber
12 33 (1.96%) Gradle
13 29 (1.72%) Ant
14 25 (1.49%) SoapUI
15 24 (1.43%) WebDriver
16 23 (1.37%) NUnit
17 19 (1.13%) Hudson
18 16 (0.95%) Grunt
19 15 (0.89%) gulp
General
1 408 (24.24%) Finance
2 106 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 103 (6.12%) Banking
4 75 (4.46%) Marketing
5 55 (3.27%) Front Office
6 47 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 40 (2.38%) Retail
8 39 (2.32%) Games
9 28 (1.66%) Publishing
10 27 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (1.37%) Legal
13 19 (1.13%) German Language
14 18 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.95%) Back Office
15 16 (0.95%) Electronics
16 15 (0.89%) French Language
17 12 (0.71%) Advertising
18 10 (0.59%) Billing
18 10 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 539 (32.03%) Developer
2 164 (9.74%) Analyst
3 135 (8.02%) Architect
4 109 (6.48%) Java Developer
5 78 (4.63%) C# Developer
6 74 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 70 (4.16%) Senior Developer
8 63 (3.74%) Consultant
9 61 (3.62%) .NET Developer
10 53 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
11 52 (3.09%) Data Scientist
12 50 (2.97%) Administrator
12 50 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 49 (2.91%) iOS Developer
14 48 (2.85%) Software Engineer
15 43 (2.55%) Business Analyst
16 41 (2.44%) Network Engineer
17 38 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
17 38 (2.26%) SQL Developer
18 35 (2.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (15.75%) HTML
2 216 (12.83%) CSS
3 209 (12.42%) .NET
4 194 (11.53%) Web Services
5 143 (8.50%) XML
6 132 (7.84%) REST
7 128 (7.61%) HTML5
8 108 (6.42%) AngularJS
9 105 (6.24%) RESTful
10 96 (5.70%) Node.js
11 78 (4.63%) Spring
12 76 (4.52%) ASP.NET
12 76 (4.52%) jQuery
13 75 (4.46%) SOAP
14 70 (4.16%) JSON
15 69 (4.10%) CSS3
16 63 (3.74%) Middleware
17 59 (3.51%) .NET Framework
18 56 (3.33%) Hibernate
19 48 (2.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 232 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 135 (8.02%) Management Information System
4 105 (6.24%) User Experience
5 87 (5.17%) Data Centre
6 69 (4.10%) Algorithms
7 62 (3.68%) Mobile App
8 51 (3.03%) Statistics
9 45 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (2.67%) Virtual Team
10 44 (2.61%) Data Structures
11 39 (2.32%) iPad
12 36 (2.14%) Physics
13 34 (2.02%) iPhone
14 33 (1.96%) Hedge funds
15 29 (1.72%) Clustering
16 28 (1.66%) Visualisation
17 25 (1.49%) Derivative
17 25 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 356 (21.15%) Windows
2 276 (16.40%) Linux
3 159 (9.45%) Unix
4 141 (8.38%) Windows Server
5 92 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 70 (4.16%) Android
7 69 (4.10%) Solaris
8 61 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (2.02%) AIX
12 33 (1.96%) Windows 7
13 30 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.59%) CentOS
16 10 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.59%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.48%) Windows 10
18 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (14.80%) ITIL
3 229 (13.61%) Project Management
4 225 (13.37%) Scrum
5 207 (12.30%) Software Engineering
6 177 (10.52%) OO
7 143 (8.50%) TDD
8 132 (7.84%) Analytics
9 111 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 97 (5.76%) Unit Testing
12 92 (5.47%) MVC
13 90 (5.35%) SOA
14 84 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
15 82 (4.87%) BDD
15 82 (4.87%) Change Management
16 76 (4.52%) Mentoring
17 73 (4.34%) SDLC
18 69 (4.10%) Migration
19 68 (4.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 416 (24.72%) Java
2 382 (22.70%) SQL
3 316 (18.78%) JavaScript
4 235 (13.96%) C#
5 211 (12.54%) Python
6 174 (10.34%) C++
7 88 (5.23%) C
8 86 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 78 (4.63%) PHP
10 61 (3.62%) Objective-C
11 58 (3.45%) R
12 53 (3.15%) Ruby
13 49 (2.91%) Scala
14 44 (2.61%) T-SQL
15 43 (2.55%) Perl
15 43 (2.55%) VB
16 38 (2.26%) Shell Script
17 31 (1.84%) VBScript
18 27 (1.60%) Bash Shell
19 25 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1369 (81.34%) Degree
2 180 (10.70%) Security Cleared
3 145 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 129 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (4.75%) MCSE
6 70 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 44 (2.61%) CCNA
8 44 (2.61%) PhD
9 42 (2.50%) CISSP
10 41 (2.44%) CCNP
11 31 (1.84%) MCP
12 24 (1.43%) MCSA
13 23 (1.37%) HND
13 23 (1.37%) ISEB
14 21 (1.25%) PMI Certification
15 18 (1.07%) PMP
16 17 (1.01%) MCDBA
17 16 (0.95%) CISM
17 16 (0.95%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.95%) QA
2 59 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 52 (3.09%) SLA
4 30 (1.78%) ISO 9001
5 19 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.65%) ISO27005
7 11 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.59%) MiFID
9 6 (0.36%) COBIT
9 6 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
10 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.30%) SEPA
11 4 (0.24%) COSO
11 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.18%) GCP
12 3 (0.18%) SDET
13 2 (0.12%) ECSS
System Software
1 191 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (4.16%) XenApp
4 62 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 59 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 54 (3.21%) XenServer
7 50 (2.97%) Hyper-V
8 28 (1.66%) Docker
9 21 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (1.19%) Firmware
11 14 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.83%) vSphere
12 12 (0.71%) GlusterFS
13 10 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.53%) KVM
15 7 (0.42%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.42%) NFS
15 7 (0.42%) Xen
16 6 (0.36%) GPFS
16 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 52 (3.09%) SCCM
2 40 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 37 (2.20%) Puppet
4 27 (1.60%) NetBackup
4 27 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.49%) XenMobile
6 23 (1.37%) EdgeSight
6 23 (1.37%) SafeCom
7 21 (1.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
8 17 (1.01%) SCOM
9 13 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (0.65%) OpenView
11 10 (0.59%) Ansible
12 8 (0.48%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.42%) EnCase
13 7 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 391 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 220 (13.07%) Oracle
3 146 (8.67%) VMware
4 113 (6.71%) Citrix
5 106 (6.30%) HP
6 87 (5.17%) Cisco
7 70 (4.16%) IBM
8 66 (3.92%) AppSense
9 65 (3.86%) Red Hat
10 59 (3.51%) SAP
11 44 (2.61%) ServiceNow
12 43 (2.55%) Google
13 33 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
14 32 (1.90%) Apple
15 28 (1.66%) Splunk
16 27 (1.60%) ThinPrint
17 26 (1.54%) Sun
18 24 (1.43%) Veritas
19 23 (1.37%) Atlassian
20 22 (1.31%) EMC
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: Unspecified Band 7
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £317.50 - £324.72 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Great central London locations
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £485 per day + likely extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £245 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago