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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 153 176 162
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 808 671 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.34% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 4.14% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 398 450
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.99 £11.25 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £40.62 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
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
16522 16227 15642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.36% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10846 10114 9774
Median daily rate £434 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 642 688
Median hourly rate £21.17 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -46 325 £454 -3.20% 390
South East +35 191 £380 +1.33% 168
North East +32 108 £280 -13.17% 23
North West +13 42 £390 -2.50% 65
South West +11 39 £425 +13.33% 49
Yorkshire +37 33 £344 -1.78% 29
West Midlands +4 30 £375 +18.57% 16
East of England +20 23 £200 -33.33% 100
East Midlands +18 14 £450 +38.46% 26
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1244 (78.78%) Degree
2 496 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (25.33%) Java
4 395 (25.02%) Finance
5 340 (21.53%) SQL
6 327 (20.71%) JavaScript
7 301 (19.06%) Microsoft
8 292 (18.49%) Windows
9 277 (17.54%) HTML
10 275 (17.42%) Linux
11 241 (15.26%) Python
12 224 (14.19%) C#
13 221 (14.00%) Web Services
14 218 (13.81%) CSS
15 212 (13.43%) ITIL
15 212 (13.43%) Oracle
16 197 (12.48%) Project Management
17 193 (12.22%) OO
17 193 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
18 191 (12.10%) SQL Server
19 190 (12.03%) Software Engineering
20 189 (11.97%) .NET
21 180 (11.40%) C++
22 178 (11.27%) Scrum
23 175 (11.08%) Mathematics
24 164 (10.39%) Unix
25 155 (9.82%) TDD
25 155 (9.82%) Security Cleared
26 151 (9.56%) Active Directory
27 148 (9.37%) Git (software)

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 79 (5.00%) Node.js
2 61 (3.86%) IIS
3 47 (2.98%) WebLogic
4 43 (2.72%) MS Exchange
5 41 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 40 (2.53%) Apache
7 36 (2.28%) CMS
8 33 (2.09%) Apache Spark
9 32 (2.03%) Confluence
9 32 (2.03%) OpenStack
10 30 (1.90%) Tomcat
11 29 (1.84%) SAS
11 29 (1.84%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.52%) Skype for Business
13 21 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.95%) Apache Pig
16 14 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (0.70%) JBoss
17 11 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 134 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.17%) MS Office
3 24 (1.52%) SPSS
4 18 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.51%) MS Project
8 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.063%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.063%) Mingle
10 1 (0.063%) Simulink
10 1 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.19%) RMDS
3 3 (0.19%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.063%) Magento
5 1 (0.063%) Odoo
5 1 (0.063%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.063%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.063%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.58%) SaaS
4 17 (1.08%) Office 365
5 14 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.76%) GitHub
7 12 (0.76%) PaaS
8 10 (0.63%) Google Play
9 9 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.57%) IaaS
10 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.19%) HP Helion
13 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 122 (7.73%) DNS
2 121 (7.66%) HTTP
3 100 (6.33%) DHCP
4 77 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 73 (4.62%) Firewall
6 66 (4.18%) Internet
7 55 (3.48%) VPN
8 48 (3.04%) SAN
9 46 (2.91%) LDAP
10 37 (2.34%) WAN
11 35 (2.22%) LAN
12 29 (1.84%) IPsec
13 27 (1.71%) VoIP
14 26 (1.65%) Wireless
15 25 (1.58%) BGP
15 25 (1.58%) SSL
16 24 (1.52%) 3G
17 23 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (1.46%) Network Security
18 22 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.21%) MySQL
3 76 (4.81%) Big Data
4 75 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 65 (4.12%) Hadoop
6 61 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 52 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 44 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 43 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (2.66%) Data Mining
11 41 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (2.34%) Apache Hive
12 37 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.58%) Redis
16 23 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 148 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 102 (6.46%) JIRA
3 98 (6.21%) Jenkins
4 75 (4.75%) Maven
5 50 (3.17%) Subversion
6 41 (2.60%) Selenium
7 40 (2.53%) JUnit
8 36 (2.28%) Visual Studio
9 32 (2.03%) Ant
10 30 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 29 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (1.65%) Xcode
14 23 (1.46%) Hudson
15 22 (1.39%) Gradle
16 18 (1.14%) WebDriver
17 17 (1.08%) gulp
18 16 (1.01%) NUnit
19 14 (0.89%) IntelliJ
20 13 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 395 (25.02%) Finance
2 102 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 98 (6.21%) Banking
4 86 (5.45%) Front Office
5 48 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 38 (2.41%) Games
6 38 (2.41%) Retail
7 37 (2.34%) Marketing
8 26 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (1.52%) Legal
10 23 (1.46%) Back Office
11 19 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.14%) Electronics
12 18 (1.14%) German Language
13 17 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 16 (1.01%) Publishing
15 12 (0.76%) Billing
15 12 (0.76%) French Language
16 10 (0.63%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 575 (36.42%) Developer
2 153 (9.69%) Analyst
3 126 (7.98%) Java Developer
4 120 (7.60%) Architect
5 74 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 68 (4.31%) C# Developer
6 68 (4.31%) Senior Developer
7 67 (4.24%) Python Developer
8 59 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 53 (3.36%) Administrator
10 51 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 49 (3.10%) Business Analyst
12 46 (2.91%) Consultant
13 44 (2.79%) Network Engineer
14 43 (2.72%) SQL Developer
15 42 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
16 40 (2.53%) Software Engineer
17 37 (2.34%) Data Scientist
18 35 (2.22%) iOS Developer
19 33 (2.09%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (17.54%) HTML
2 221 (14.00%) Web Services
3 218 (13.81%) CSS
4 189 (11.97%) .NET
5 145 (9.18%) XML
6 141 (8.93%) HTML5
7 117 (7.41%) jQuery
8 116 (7.35%) RESTful
9 114 (7.22%) REST
10 100 (6.33%) AngularJS
11 87 (5.51%) JSON
12 77 (4.88%) ASP.NET
13 74 (4.69%) SOAP
14 68 (4.31%) Spring
15 64 (4.05%) CSS3
16 63 (3.99%) Middleware
17 52 (3.29%) Hibernate
18 49 (3.10%) J2EE
19 45 (2.85%) React
20 32 (2.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (11.08%) Mathematics
3 118 (7.47%) Management Information System
4 97 (6.14%) Data Centre
5 81 (5.13%) User Experience
6 78 (4.94%) Algorithms
7 52 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 51 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 48 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 44 (2.79%) Physics
11 38 (2.41%) Hedge funds
11 38 (2.41%) Statistics
12 33 (2.09%) iPad
13 27 (1.71%) Economics
13 27 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (1.65%) Clustering
14 26 (1.65%) iPhone
15 24 (1.52%) Fintech
15 24 (1.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 292 (18.49%) Windows
2 275 (17.42%) Linux
3 164 (10.39%) Unix
4 103 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 65 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 64 (4.05%) Solaris
7 62 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (3.42%) Android
9 37 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.90%) Windows 7
13 23 (1.46%) AIX
14 9 (0.57%) VMS
15 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (13.43%) ITIL
3 197 (12.48%) Project Management
4 193 (12.22%) OO
5 190 (12.03%) Software Engineering
6 178 (11.27%) Scrum
7 155 (9.82%) TDD
8 123 (7.79%) Analytics
9 102 (6.46%) Unit Testing
10 101 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (5.00%) MVC
12 78 (4.94%) BDD
12 78 (4.94%) E-Commerce
12 78 (4.94%) Web Development
13 76 (4.81%) Service Delivery
14 74 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (4.50%) Mentoring
16 69 (4.37%) Open Source
17 68 (4.31%) High Availability
18 66 (4.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 400 (25.33%) Java
2 340 (21.53%) SQL
3 327 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 241 (15.26%) Python
5 224 (14.19%) C#
6 180 (11.40%) C++
7 87 (5.51%) C
8 72 (4.56%) PowerShell
9 71 (4.50%) PHP
10 56 (3.55%) Ruby
11 45 (2.85%) Perl
12 43 (2.72%) Objective-C
13 40 (2.53%) VB
14 38 (2.41%) R
15 37 (2.34%) Shell Script
16 33 (2.09%) Scala
17 32 (2.03%) T-SQL
18 29 (1.84%) VB.NET
19 24 (1.52%) Bash Shell
20 22 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1244 (78.78%) Degree
2 155 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 116 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (7.16%) SC Cleared
5 80 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (5.07%) MCSE
6 44 (2.79%) CCNA
7 40 (2.53%) CISSP
8 37 (2.34%) CCNP
9 33 (2.09%) PhD
10 32 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 28 (1.77%) HND
12 26 (1.65%) PMI Certification
13 24 (1.52%) ISEB
14 22 (1.39%) MCSA
15 21 (1.33%) MCP
16 18 (1.14%) CISM
16 18 (1.14%) PMP
17 17 (1.08%) MCSD
18 15 (0.95%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.19%) QA
2 44 (2.79%) SLA
3 31 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 20 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.01%) MiFID
6 16 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.89%) ISO27005
8 9 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
9 7 (0.44%) COBIT
10 6 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.38%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.32%) COSO
11 5 (0.32%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.25%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.25%) OIPF
12 4 (0.25%) UCITS
System Software
1 151 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.10%) XenApp
4 45 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (2.60%) Docker
6 39 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 33 (2.09%) XenServer
8 32 (2.03%) Hyper-V
9 24 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (1.20%) Firmware
11 15 (0.95%) GlusterFS
12 14 (0.89%) vSphere
13 10 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.51%) GPFS
15 7 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.38%) LXC
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.38%) qmail
16 6 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (3.04%) Puppet
2 41 (2.60%) SCCM
3 34 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 28 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 26 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (1.58%) SCOM
7 21 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
9 16 (1.01%) EdgeSight
9 16 (1.01%) SafeCom
9 16 (1.01%) XenMobile
10 15 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
11 14 (0.89%) Ansible
12 13 (0.82%) Nagios
13 9 (0.57%) Ganglia
14 8 (0.51%) logstash
15 7 (0.44%) OpenView
15 7 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 7 (0.44%) Perfmon
15 7 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 301 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 212 (13.43%) Oracle
3 123 (7.79%) VMware
4 85 (5.38%) Cisco
5 80 (5.07%) Citrix
5 80 (5.07%) HP
6 73 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 72 (4.56%) IBM
8 48 (3.04%) AppSense
9 47 (2.98%) SAP
10 44 (2.79%) ServiceNow
11 33 (2.09%) EMC
12 32 (2.03%) Sun
13 28 (1.77%) Google
14 27 (1.71%) Splunk
14 27 (1.71%) Veritas
15 25 (1.58%) F5
16 21 (1.33%) Brocade
16 21 (1.33%) Juniper
16 21 (1.33%) StorageTek
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Candidate Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day according to experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £375 per day
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Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Premier Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
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Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
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