The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 165 141 110
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -31
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 316 394 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.69% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.03% 4.64% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 268 345
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Median hourly rate £17.37 £23.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.12% -31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.88 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £34.52 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7837 8497 8893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.71% 36.48% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5943 6101
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 142 157
Median hourly rate £20.26 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £52.17 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the London region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in London

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in London

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the London region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in London

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London +25 58 £463 -7.50% 100
Docklands, London +9 3 £430 -43.04%
Hammersmith +5 2 £425 -10.52%
Croydon - 2 £433 -
Barking - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 - 3
Ruislip - 1 £225 - 1
Chiswick - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 556 (77.87%) Degree
2 283 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (32.77%) Java
4 230 (32.21%) Finance
5 185 (25.91%) JavaScript
5 185 (25.91%) SQL
6 149 (20.87%) HTML
7 146 (20.45%) OO
8 126 (17.65%) Python
9 122 (17.09%) CSS
10 117 (16.39%) C#
10 117 (16.39%) Scrum
11 111 (15.55%) Linux
12 108 (15.13%) Microsoft
13 102 (14.29%) Windows
14 100 (14.01%) Oracle
15 97 (13.59%) .NET
16 95 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
17 94 (13.17%) Mathematics
18 90 (12.61%) Software Engineering
18 90 (12.61%) SQL Server
19 86 (12.04%) Web Services
19 86 (12.04%) TDD
20 85 (11.90%) Banking
21 84 (11.76%) C++
22 81 (11.34%) HTML5
23 75 (10.50%) RESTful
24 72 (10.08%) Front Office
24 72 (10.08%) Analytics
25 71 (9.94%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 22 (3.08%) Apache
1 22 (3.08%) Apache Spark
1 22 (3.08%) Confluence
2 20 (2.80%) IIS
3 19 (2.66%) SAS
3 19 (2.66%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.24%) CMS
6 15 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.82%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.98%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.56%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 52 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.94%) MS Office
3 13 (1.82%) SPSS
4 12 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.84%) MS Project
6 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Mingle
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) RMDS
2 3 (0.42%) assyst
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.40%) GitHub
5 10 (1.40%) SaaS
6 9 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.26%) Office 365
6 9 (1.26%) PaaS
7 8 (1.12%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.84%) IaaS
9 5 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.56%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.42%) Heroku
12 2 (0.28%) Force.com
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.82%) HTTP
2 30 (4.20%) DNS
3 29 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.78%) Firewall
5 26 (3.64%) LDAP
6 25 (3.50%) Internet
7 22 (3.08%) VPN
8 17 (2.38%) DHCP
8 17 (2.38%) VoIP
9 13 (1.82%) LAN
9 13 (1.82%) SAN
10 11 (1.54%) WAN
11 9 (1.26%) H.323
11 9 (1.26%) PBX
12 8 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (1.12%) SSL
12 8 (1.12%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.98%) Multicast
13 7 (0.98%) Skype
14 6 (0.84%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.00%) MySQL
3 45 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.46%) Big Data
4 39 (5.46%) Hadoop
5 29 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 26 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.66%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.24%) Apache Hive
9 16 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.10%) Data Mining
10 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.96%) Redis
12 11 (1.54%) GIS
13 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 68 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.12%) JIRA
3 29 (4.06%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.64%) Maven
5 25 (3.50%) Visual Studio
6 19 (2.66%) Subversion
7 18 (2.52%) Xcode
8 15 (2.10%) JUnit
9 13 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.26%) Grunt
11 9 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.12%) gulp
13 7 (0.98%) Gradle
14 6 (0.84%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.84%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.84%) Mocha
14 6 (0.84%) Mockito
General
1 230 (32.21%) Finance
2 85 (11.90%) Banking
3 72 (10.08%) Front Office
4 41 (5.74%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.78%) Marketing
7 24 (3.36%) Retail
8 17 (2.38%) Games
9 15 (2.10%) Publishing
10 14 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.54%) Electronics
12 10 (1.40%) Legal
13 8 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.84%) Advertising
14 6 (0.84%) Back Office
15 5 (0.70%) Law
16 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.56%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (44.82%) Developer
2 71 (9.94%) Analyst
3 70 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 46 (6.44%) Senior Developer
5 41 (5.74%) C# Developer
6 40 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 36 (5.04%) Python Developer
8 29 (4.06%) Architect
8 29 (4.06%) iOS Developer
9 27 (3.78%) .NET Developer
10 26 (3.64%) Consultant
11 25 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (3.50%) SQL Developer
12 24 (3.36%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (3.08%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.80%) Data Scientist
15 19 (2.66%) Project Manager
16 17 (2.38%) Administrator
17 16 (2.24%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (20.87%) HTML
2 122 (17.09%) CSS
3 97 (13.59%) .NET
4 86 (12.04%) Web Services
5 81 (11.34%) HTML5
6 75 (10.50%) RESTful
7 71 (9.94%) XML
8 69 (9.66%) AngularJS
9 58 (8.12%) jQuery
9 58 (8.12%) REST
10 48 (6.72%) Node.js
11 45 (6.30%) JSON
12 44 (6.16%) CSS3
13 39 (5.46%) React
14 38 (5.32%) SOAP
15 36 (5.04%) ASP.NET
16 35 (4.90%) Spring
17 31 (4.34%) Middleware
18 26 (3.64%) J2EE
19 25 (3.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (13.17%) Mathematics
3 66 (9.24%) User Experience
4 58 (8.12%) Algorithms
5 44 (6.16%) Management Information System
6 38 (5.32%) Hedge funds
7 35 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (4.48%) Data Structures
9 25 (3.50%) Physics
10 24 (3.36%) iPad
11 22 (3.08%) Statistics
12 21 (2.94%) Derivative
12 21 (2.94%) Virtual Team
13 20 (2.80%) Economics
14 18 (2.52%) Fintech
14 18 (2.52%) iPhone
15 16 (2.24%) Mobile App
16 15 (2.10%) Data Centre
17 14 (1.96%) Fixed Income
18 13 (1.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.55%) Linux
2 102 (14.29%) Windows
3 58 (8.12%) Unix
4 47 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 36 (5.04%) Windows Server
6 20 (2.80%) Android
6 20 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.10%) Solaris
9 10 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.12%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (20.45%) OO
3 117 (16.39%) Scrum
4 90 (12.61%) Software Engineering
5 86 (12.04%) TDD
6 72 (10.08%) Analytics
7 68 (9.52%) Project Management
8 52 (7.28%) E-Commerce
9 49 (6.86%) OOD
10 48 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 47 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (6.44%) Multithreading
12 46 (6.44%) Web Development
13 43 (6.02%) Risk Management
14 42 (5.88%) BDD
14 42 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (5.60%) SDLC
16 38 (5.32%) MVC
17 34 (4.76%) Front End Development
17 34 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 234 (32.77%) Java
2 185 (25.91%) JavaScript
2 185 (25.91%) SQL
3 126 (17.65%) Python
4 117 (16.39%) C#
5 84 (11.76%) C++
6 34 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 33 (4.62%) PHP
8 31 (4.34%) Scala
9 24 (3.36%) C
10 22 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.66%) Ruby
12 14 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.96%) VBA
13 13 (1.82%) R
14 12 (1.68%) Perl
15 11 (1.54%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.54%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.40%) VB
17 9 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 556 (77.87%) Degree
2 32 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.22%) CISSP
3 23 (3.22%) MCSE
4 19 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.68%) CCNA
5 12 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.40%) CCNP
6 10 (1.40%) PhD
6 10 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.40%) PMP
7 8 (1.12%) CISM
7 8 (1.12%) MBA
7 8 (1.12%) MCSA
7 8 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.98%) SAS Certification
9 6 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.84%) CISA
10 4 (0.56%) GIAC
11 3 (0.42%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.98%) QA
2 11 (1.54%) MiFID
3 6 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.84%) SLA
4 5 (0.70%) COBIT
4 5 (0.70%) ISO27005
4 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.70%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.56%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.56%) COSO
5 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.56%) UCITS
6 2 (0.28%) CDISC
6 2 (0.28%) GCP
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) SEPA
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.94%) Docker
3 17 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.84%) LXC
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.56%) NDS
5 4 (0.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 4 (0.56%) Xen
6 3 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.42%) KVM
6 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.28%) NFS
7 2 (0.28%) SRDF
7 2 (0.28%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (2.24%) Puppet
2 8 (1.12%) SCCM
3 5 (0.70%) Ansible
4 4 (0.56%) Control-M
4 4 (0.56%) Oozie
5 3 (0.42%) EnCase
5 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.42%) SCOM
5 3 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.28%) logstash
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.14%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Graylog
7 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
7 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 108 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 100 (14.01%) Oracle
3 39 (5.46%) Cisco
4 27 (3.78%) IBM
5 21 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 19 (2.66%) Apple
7 18 (2.52%) VMware
8 13 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.82%) Google
8 13 (1.82%) Tableau
9 11 (1.54%) Adobe
9 11 (1.54%) HP
9 11 (1.54%) Sybase
10 10 (1.40%) BEA
10 10 (1.40%) Citrix
10 10 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.26%) Juniper
11 9 (1.26%) Splunk
11 9 (1.26%) TIBCO
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £400-550/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits for Perm
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £18 - £19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Competitive (based on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Vadis People
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago