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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 142 197 157
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -40
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 852 619 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.22% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.24% 3.75% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 386 487
Median daily rate £395 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 23
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.32 £16.67 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £40.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -23.35%
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
16264 16514 16029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.17% 32.48% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10658 10498 9909
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 617 664
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -13 334 £475 +5.55% 375
South East +62 202 £385 +10.00% 137
North East +36 146 £280 +229.41% 16
North West +1 45 £350 -12.50% 42
South West +10 34 £425 +13.33% 37
Yorkshire +26 32 £350 - 22
West Midlands -6 31 £415 +16.08% 15
East of England +15 14 £163 -51.85% 80
East Midlands +4 11 £475 +52.00% 18
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 1286 (80.12%) Degree
2 514 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 401 (24.98%) Java
4 389 (24.24%) Finance
5 354 (22.06%) SQL
6 346 (21.56%) Microsoft
7 334 (20.81%) Windows
8 309 (19.25%) JavaScript
9 279 (17.38%) Linux
10 267 (16.64%) HTML
11 228 (14.21%) ITIL
12 223 (13.89%) CSS
13 222 (13.83%) Oracle
14 217 (13.52%) Python
15 216 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
16 214 (13.33%) C#
17 206 (12.83%) Project Management
18 202 (12.59%) SQL Server
19 201 (12.52%) Web Services
19 201 (12.52%) Scrum
20 194 (12.09%) .NET
21 185 (11.53%) OO
22 184 (11.46%) Software Engineering
23 182 (11.34%) Active Directory
24 176 (10.97%) C++
25 165 (10.28%) Security Cleared
26 161 (10.03%) Unix
27 159 (9.91%) Mathematics
28 148 (9.22%) MS Excel
29 141 (8.79%) 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 64 (3.99%) IIS
2 51 (3.18%) WebLogic
3 45 (2.80%) Confluence
3 45 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.74%) Apache
5 42 (2.62%) SharePoint
6 38 (2.37%) Skype for Business
7 34 (2.12%) SAS
8 32 (1.99%) OpenStack
9 30 (1.87%) Apache Spark
10 28 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (1.56%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.37%) CMS
14 17 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.69%) JBoss
16 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.56%) WordPress
17 8 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 148 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.49%) MS Office
3 25 (1.56%) SPSS
4 18 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.75%) MS Project
7 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.25%) UserZoom
9 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.12%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) UXPin
11 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.062%) Mingle
11 1 (0.062%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.062%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.062%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.25%) RMDS
4 3 (0.19%) assyst
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.062%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) Odoo
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.062%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.43%) Office 365
4 19 (1.18%) SaaS
5 16 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.75%) Google Play
7 12 (0.75%) PaaS
8 11 (0.69%) GitHub
8 11 (0.69%) IaaS
9 9 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.25%) Heroku
12 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 134 (8.35%) DNS
2 116 (7.23%) DHCP
3 105 (6.54%) HTTP
4 75 (4.67%) Internet
5 74 (4.61%) Firewall
6 67 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 59 (3.68%) VPN
8 56 (3.49%) LDAP
9 51 (3.18%) SAN
10 41 (2.55%) WAN
11 39 (2.43%) LAN
12 29 (1.81%) VoIP
13 27 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (1.62%) IPsec
15 24 (1.50%) Network Security
15 24 (1.50%) SSL
16 23 (1.43%) Wireless
17 22 (1.37%) 3G
18 19 (1.18%) BGP
19 18 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.73%) MySQL
3 70 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 65 (4.05%) Big Data
5 59 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 57 (3.55%) Hadoop
7 46 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (2.62%) NoSQL
9 39 (2.43%) MongoDB
10 38 (2.37%) Data Mining
10 38 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (1.68%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.56%) Apache Hive
16 24 (1.50%) VLDB
17 23 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
18 22 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 136 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 116 (7.23%) JIRA
3 98 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 79 (4.92%) Maven
5 50 (3.12%) JUnit
6 49 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.80%) Selenium
8 44 (2.74%) Subversion
9 33 (2.06%) Ant
10 31 (1.93%) Cucumber
11 30 (1.87%) Eclipse
11 30 (1.87%) Xcode
12 29 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (1.74%) Gradle
14 22 (1.37%) Hudson
14 22 (1.37%) NUnit
14 22 (1.37%) SoapUI
14 22 (1.37%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.93%) JMeter
16 14 (0.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 389 (24.24%) Finance
2 97 (6.04%) Banking
3 95 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 73 (4.55%) Front Office
5 49 (3.05%) Marketing
6 46 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.31%) Games
8 34 (2.12%) Retail
9 26 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (1.43%) Publishing
11 22 (1.37%) Legal
12 21 (1.31%) Electronics
13 20 (1.25%) Financial Institution
14 18 (1.12%) Manufacturing
15 16 (1.00%) German Language
16 15 (0.93%) Back Office
17 12 (0.75%) French Language
18 11 (0.69%) Billing
19 9 (0.56%) Advertising
19 9 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 545 (33.96%) Developer
2 165 (10.28%) Analyst
3 123 (7.66%) Architect
4 115 (7.17%) Java Developer
5 73 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 73 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 65 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 61 (3.80%) Administrator
8 59 (3.68%) .NET Developer
9 58 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 50 (3.12%) Consultant
11 49 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 48 (2.99%) Business Analyst
13 44 (2.74%) Data Scientist
13 44 (2.74%) Python Developer
14 43 (2.68%) Network Engineer
15 42 (2.62%) iOS Developer
15 42 (2.62%) SQL Developer
16 37 (2.31%) Software Engineer
17 31 (1.93%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (16.64%) HTML
2 223 (13.89%) CSS
3 201 (12.52%) Web Services
4 194 (12.09%) .NET
5 137 (8.54%) XML
6 130 (8.10%) HTML5
7 119 (7.41%) REST
8 108 (6.73%) RESTful
9 99 (6.17%) AngularJS
9 99 (6.17%) jQuery
10 78 (4.86%) Node.js
11 77 (4.80%) JSON
12 76 (4.74%) ASP.NET
13 71 (4.42%) Spring
14 70 (4.36%) CSS3
15 67 (4.17%) Middleware
16 62 (3.86%) SOAP
17 54 (3.36%) Hibernate
18 50 (3.12%) J2EE
19 46 (2.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 216 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (9.91%) Mathematics
3 124 (7.73%) Management Information System
4 102 (6.36%) User Experience
5 88 (5.48%) Data Centre
6 76 (4.74%) Algorithms
7 49 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.74%) Data Structures
9 40 (2.49%) Hedge funds
10 38 (2.37%) Statistics
11 36 (2.24%) iPad
11 36 (2.24%) Physics
12 34 (2.12%) Virtual Team
13 30 (1.87%) Clustering
13 30 (1.87%) iPhone
14 28 (1.74%) Economics
15 26 (1.62%) Derivative
15 26 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 334 (20.81%) Windows
2 279 (17.38%) Linux
3 161 (10.03%) Unix
4 125 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 79 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 65 (4.05%) Solaris
7 62 (3.86%) Android
7 62 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (2.18%) Windows 7
11 28 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (1.68%) AIX
13 13 (0.81%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.50%) VMS
16 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.50%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (14.21%) ITIL
3 206 (12.83%) Project Management
4 201 (12.52%) Scrum
5 185 (11.53%) OO
6 184 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 141 (8.79%) TDD
8 123 (7.66%) Analytics
9 112 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (6.42%) Unit Testing
11 87 (5.42%) MVC
12 83 (5.17%) Service Delivery
13 77 (4.80%) SOA
14 75 (4.67%) BDD
15 74 (4.61%) Mentoring
16 73 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
17 72 (4.49%) Change Management
18 71 (4.42%) E-Commerce
18 71 (4.42%) Web Development
19 70 (4.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 401 (24.98%) Java
2 354 (22.06%) SQL
3 309 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 217 (13.52%) Python
5 214 (13.33%) C#
6 176 (10.97%) C++
7 86 (5.36%) C
8 84 (5.23%) PowerShell
9 77 (4.80%) PHP
10 54 (3.36%) Ruby
11 51 (3.18%) Objective-C
12 43 (2.68%) Perl
12 43 (2.68%) VB
13 42 (2.62%) R
13 42 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 35 (2.18%) Scala
15 34 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 29 (1.81%) VBScript
17 24 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1286 (80.12%) Degree
2 165 (10.28%) Security Cleared
3 131 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 130 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 85 (5.30%) MCSE
6 66 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 41 (2.55%) CISSP
9 40 (2.49%) CCNA
10 36 (2.24%) CCNP
11 34 (2.12%) PhD
12 24 (1.50%) MCP
13 23 (1.43%) ISEB
13 23 (1.43%) MCSA
14 21 (1.31%) HND
14 21 (1.31%) PMI Certification
15 18 (1.12%) PMP
16 17 (1.06%) CISM
16 17 (1.06%) MCDBA
16 17 (1.06%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.54%) QA
2 49 (3.05%) SLA
3 48 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 28 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 18 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.81%) MiFID
8 12 (0.75%) ISO27005
8 12 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (0.37%) COBIT
10 6 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.31%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.31%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.25%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.25%) COSO
12 4 (0.25%) UCITS
13 3 (0.19%) GCP
13 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 182 (11.34%) Active Directory
2 72 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.99%) XenApp
4 56 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 53 (3.30%) XenDesktop
6 45 (2.80%) XenServer
7 44 (2.74%) Hyper-V
8 34 (2.12%) Docker
9 24 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (1.25%) Firmware
11 15 (0.93%) GlusterFS
12 13 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (0.81%) vSphere
13 10 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.44%) BitLocker
14 7 (0.44%) GPFS
15 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.37%) LXC
15 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (3.18%) SCCM
2 40 (2.49%) Puppet
3 36 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 30 (1.87%) NetBackup
5 24 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 21 (1.31%) XenMobile
7 20 (1.25%) EdgeSight
7 20 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
7 20 (1.25%) SafeCom
8 19 (1.18%) SCOM
9 15 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
10 14 (0.87%) Ansible
11 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (0.69%) OpenView
12 9 (0.56%) Nagios
13 8 (0.50%) Perfmon
14 7 (0.44%) EnCase
14 7 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 346 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 222 (13.83%) Oracle
3 133 (8.29%) VMware
4 104 (6.48%) Citrix
5 94 (5.86%) HP
6 80 (4.98%) Cisco
7 70 (4.36%) IBM
7 70 (4.36%) Red Hat
8 60 (3.74%) AppSense
9 58 (3.61%) SAP
10 40 (2.49%) ServiceNow
11 29 (1.81%) Sun
12 28 (1.74%) Google
13 27 (1.68%) Splunk
13 27 (1.68%) Veritas
14 26 (1.62%) Apple
15 24 (1.50%) Brocade
15 24 (1.50%) EMC
15 24 (1.50%) StorageTek
15 24 (1.50%) ThinPrint
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £7.20 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £18 - £19 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £212 - £273 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago