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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 146 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 360 456 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.99% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 5.29% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 333 272
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.56 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.97% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
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
8143 8620 9330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.62% 37.62% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5698 5874 6351
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 146 205
Average hourly rate £18.86 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 78 £500 +11.11% 105
Canary Wharf -12 9 £475 -13.63% 1
Bromley -5 1 £225 -
Docklands, London -9 1 £755 +20.80% 1
Greenford - 1 £355 -
Twickenham - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 645 (79.53%) Degree
2 265 (32.68%) Finance
3 264 (32.55%) Java
3 264 (32.55%) SQL
4 226 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (19.11%) C#
5 155 (19.11%) Oracle
6 142 (17.51%) Linux
6 142 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
7 141 (17.39%) Banking
8 138 (17.02%) JavaScript
9 136 (16.77%) UNIX
10 129 (15.91%) Mathematics
11 125 (15.41%) .NET
12 121 (14.92%) SQL Server
12 121 (14.92%) OO
12 121 (14.92%) Microsoft
13 113 (13.93%) Python
14 111 (13.69%) Web Services
15 110 (13.56%) SDLC
16 104 (12.82%) Software Engineering
17 103 (12.70%) HTML
18 100 (12.33%) MS Excel
19 99 (12.21%) C++
20 87 (10.73%) Windows
21 79 (9.74%) CSS
22 78 (9.62%) Analytics
23 75 (9.25%) XML
23 75 (9.25%) Data Modelling
24 74 (9.12%) Project Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (5.06%) Apache
2 36 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 35 (4.32%) CMS
4 30 (3.70%) Node.js
5 23 (2.84%) IIS
6 22 (2.71%) SAS
6 22 (2.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 20 (2.47%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (1.60%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.36%) JBoss
11 8 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.86%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.74%) Drupal
13 6 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 100 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.80%) MS Office
3 38 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.99%) MS Project
6 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.62%) SPSS
7 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.25%) Maya
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.62%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.62%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.49%) Tridion
5 3 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.25%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.25%) Radian6
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.12%) HFM
7 1 (0.12%) RMDS
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.36%) GitHub
3 9 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.99%) SaaS
4 8 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.86%) Force.com
6 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.62%) Office 365
7 5 (0.62%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.37%) Heroku
9 3 (0.37%) IaaS
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.25%) Taleo
10 2 (0.25%) PaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.21%) HTTP
2 26 (3.21%) Internet
3 25 (3.08%) Firewall
4 19 (2.34%) DNS
5 18 (2.22%) DHCP
6 15 (1.85%) VoIP
7 12 (1.48%) LAN
7 12 (1.48%) VPN
8 11 (1.36%) CTI
9 10 (1.23%) H.323
9 10 (1.23%) LDAP
9 10 (1.23%) WAN
9 10 (1.23%) ISDN
10 9 (1.11%) SSL
11 8 (0.99%) Intranet
11 8 (0.99%) Network Security
11 8 (0.99%) Avaya Modular Messaging
12 6 (0.74%) Multicast
12 6 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 60 (7.40%) MySQL
4 57 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (4.32%) Big Data
6 32 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 32 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 25 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (2.10%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.97%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.85%) DB2
14 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.48%) Star Schema
16 10 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (5.92%) Maven
1 48 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.55%) Subversion
3 22 (2.71%) Selenium
3 22 (2.71%) JIRA
4 21 (2.59%) JUnit
5 20 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.73%) Ant
8 14 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.36%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.99%) jMock
11 7 (0.86%) Hudson
11 7 (0.86%) Jasmine
11 7 (0.86%) Grunt
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.62%) JMeter
13 5 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 265 (32.68%) Finance
2 141 (17.39%) Banking
3 74 (9.12%) Investment Banking
4 67 (8.26%) Front Office
5 51 (6.29%) Telecoms
6 49 (6.04%) Marketing
7 20 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.22%) Games
9 14 (1.73%) Legal
10 9 (1.11%) Automotive
10 9 (1.11%) Back Office
11 8 (0.99%) Electronics
11 8 (0.99%) Publishing
12 6 (0.74%) Retail
12 6 (0.74%) Advertising
13 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.49%) German Language
14 3 (0.37%) Billing
14 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (44.64%) Developer
2 105 (12.95%) Analyst
3 87 (10.73%) Java Developer
4 59 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 57 (7.03%) Architect
6 38 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 34 (4.19%) Business Analyst
8 32 (3.95%) Programmer
9 28 (3.45%) iOS Developer
10 26 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
11 25 (3.08%) C++ Developer
12 22 (2.71%) Applications Support
13 21 (2.59%) PHP Developer
14 20 (2.47%) .NET Developer
15 18 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.10%) Project Manager
16 17 (2.10%) Analyst Programmer
16 17 (2.10%) Oracle Developer
16 17 (2.10%) Python Developer
17 16 (1.97%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (15.41%) .NET
2 111 (13.69%) Web Services
3 103 (12.70%) HTML
4 79 (9.74%) CSS
5 75 (9.25%) XML
6 57 (7.03%) jQuery
7 56 (6.91%) REST
8 43 (5.30%) AngularJS
8 43 (5.30%) ASP.NET
9 42 (5.18%) Spring
10 40 (4.93%) HTML5
11 38 (4.69%) J2EE
12 34 (4.19%) JSON
12 34 (4.19%) RESTful
13 29 (3.58%) FIX Protocol
14 28 (3.45%) WPF
15 27 (3.33%) SOAP
16 26 (3.21%) Hibernate
17 23 (2.84%) .NET Framework
17 23 (2.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 142 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (15.91%) Mathematics
3 60 (7.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 59 (7.27%) Physics
5 54 (6.66%) Derivative
6 51 (6.29%) Management Information System
7 35 (4.32%) Mobile App
8 31 (3.82%) Equities
9 30 (3.70%) Visualisation
9 30 (3.70%) User Experience
10 29 (3.58%) Data Structures
11 25 (3.08%) Statistics
12 24 (2.96%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.97%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.97%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.73%) Social Media
14 14 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
15 13 (1.60%) PMI
16 12 (1.48%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.51%) Linux
2 136 (16.77%) UNIX
3 87 (10.73%) Windows
4 70 (8.63%) Apple iOS
5 51 (6.29%) Android
6 22 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.49%) CentOS
9 4 (0.49%) Solaris
10 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.37%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (14.92%) OO
3 110 (13.56%) SDLC
4 104 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 78 (9.62%) Analytics
6 75 (9.25%) Data Modelling
7 74 (9.12%) Project Management
8 72 (8.88%) TDD
9 68 (8.38%) ITIL
10 67 (8.26%) Low Latency
11 65 (8.01%) Scrum
12 60 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (7.27%) Multithreading
14 52 (6.41%) MVC
15 51 (6.29%) ETL
15 51 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (6.17%) iOS Development
17 47 (5.80%) Web Development
18 40 (4.93%) Open Source
19 39 (4.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (32.55%) Java
1 264 (32.55%) SQL
2 155 (19.11%) C#
3 138 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 113 (13.93%) Python
5 99 (12.21%) C++
6 56 (6.91%) PHP
7 53 (6.54%) Perl
8 36 (4.44%) C
9 26 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.59%) Ruby
11 20 (2.47%) Scala
12 17 (2.10%) R
12 17 (2.10%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.23%) PHP5
15 9 (1.11%) VBA
16 8 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 645 (79.53%) Degree
2 30 (3.70%) PhD
3 22 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (2.59%) ISEB
4 21 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 21 (2.59%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.85%) CCNP
7 13 (1.60%) CCNA
8 10 (1.23%) CISSP
9 9 (1.11%) MCSE
10 8 (0.99%) PMP
10 8 (0.99%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.86%) CISA
11 7 (0.86%) CISM
12 6 (0.74%) MBA
12 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.74%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.92%) QA
2 13 (1.60%) SLA
3 8 (0.99%) COBIT
4 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.49%) EMIR
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) COREP
6 2 (0.25%) FINREP
6 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) COSO
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 29 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.86%) vSphere
4 4 (0.49%) Varnish
4 4 (0.49%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.49%) vCloud
4 4 (0.49%) Docker
5 3 (0.37%) Xen
6 2 (0.25%) KVM
6 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.25%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.12%) GridGain
7 1 (0.12%) Samba
7 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.36%) Puppet
4 5 (0.62%) OPNET
5 4 (0.49%) yum
5 4 (0.49%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.49%) Ansible
6 3 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.37%) Nagios
7 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.25%) SCCM
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.25%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 155 (19.11%) Oracle
2 121 (14.92%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.95%) HP
4 29 (3.58%) Cisco
5 27 (3.33%) Google
6 25 (3.08%) Sybase
7 22 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.10%) Adobe
9 16 (1.97%) SAP
9 16 (1.97%) Tableau
10 14 (1.73%) Splunk
11 13 (1.60%) VMware
12 12 (1.48%) Citrix
12 12 (1.48%) Avaya
13 11 (1.36%) Zend
14 10 (1.23%) Business Objects
15 9 (1.11%) BMC
15 9 (1.11%) DevExpress
15 9 (1.11%) Symantec
15 9 (1.11%) Remedy
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day £600-£650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350-£420
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1100.00 - £1210.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Incopro Ltd.
Rate: Permanent position available. Salary based on experience and skill
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
YunoJuno
Rate: From £50 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £454.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago