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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 138 152 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 401 360 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.53% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.91% 4.13% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 262 330
Median daily rate £488 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -51.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £14.65 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.58 £33.00 £87.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -34.21%
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
8161 8707 8950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.81% 36.94% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6121 6044
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 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 170 170
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 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
City of London +44 80 £450 -10.00% 106
Docklands, London +13 2 £361 -44.63%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Barking - 2 £300 -
Feltham - 2 £400 -
Hammersmith +1 1 £425 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 - 1
Ruislip - 1 £225 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 598 (78.89%) Degree
2 309 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (32.45%) Java
4 238 (31.40%) Finance
5 210 (27.70%) JavaScript
6 182 (24.01%) SQL
7 162 (21.37%) HTML
8 147 (19.39%) Scrum
9 136 (17.94%) OO
10 131 (17.28%) Python
11 126 (16.62%) CSS
12 116 (15.30%) Microsoft
13 114 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
14 113 (14.91%) C#
15 108 (14.25%) Linux
16 103 (13.59%) Mathematics
17 96 (12.66%) Software Engineering
18 95 (12.53%) .NET
19 94 (12.40%) Oracle
19 94 (12.40%) Windows
20 93 (12.27%) HTML5
21 87 (11.48%) TDD
22 86 (11.35%) SQL Server
23 85 (11.21%) Web Services
24 84 (11.08%) Banking
24 84 (11.08%) AngularJS
25 81 (10.69%) Analytics
25 81 (10.69%) User Experience
26 80 (10.55%) XML
27 75 (9.89%) RESTful

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 38 (5.01%) Apache Spark
2 30 (3.96%) Apache
3 24 (3.17%) SAS
4 21 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.77%) WebSphere
5 19 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 18 (2.37%) Confluence
7 14 (1.85%) CMS
7 14 (1.85%) IIS
7 14 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.72%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.19%) JBoss
11 8 (1.06%) ArcGIS
11 8 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.92%) WordPress
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 49 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.90%) MS Office
3 15 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.98%) SPSS
4 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.53%) MS Project
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.26%) InVision
7 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) UXPin
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Mingle
8 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) Radian6
1 9 (1.19%) Social Studio
2 5 (0.66%) RMDS
3 3 (0.40%) assyst
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (1.32%) GitHub
5 10 (1.32%) Office 365
6 8 (1.06%) PaaS
6 8 (1.06%) SaaS
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.79%) IaaS
8 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.66%) Heroku
8 5 (0.66%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.53%) Force.com
9 4 (0.53%) Google Play
10 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.26%) HTTP
2 28 (3.69%) Internet
3 27 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.43%) LDAP
5 25 (3.30%) DNS
6 18 (2.37%) Firewall
6 18 (2.37%) VPN
7 16 (2.11%) LAN
7 16 (2.11%) SAN
8 14 (1.85%) VoIP
8 14 (1.85%) WAN
9 13 (1.72%) CTI
10 11 (1.45%) DHCP
11 10 (1.32%) PBX
12 9 (1.19%) NAS
12 9 (1.19%) SSL
13 8 (1.06%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.06%) Skype
14 7 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.99%) Big Data
3 43 (5.67%) Hadoop
4 35 (4.62%) MySQL
5 32 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 27 (3.56%) MongoDB
8 25 (3.30%) Oracle Database
9 24 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.85%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.72%) Data Mining
14 13 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.45%) GIS
15 11 (1.45%) QlikView
16 10 (1.32%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.19%) Neo4j
17 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.46%) JIRA
3 40 (5.28%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.83%) Maven
4 29 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 23 (3.03%) Xcode
6 21 (2.77%) Subversion
7 16 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 15 (1.98%) Selenium
9 14 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.85%) Gradle
10 13 (1.72%) gulp
11 12 (1.58%) Appium
11 12 (1.58%) Grunt
11 12 (1.58%) IntelliJ
11 12 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.32%) JUnit
14 9 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 238 (31.40%) Finance
2 84 (11.08%) Banking
3 55 (7.26%) Marketing
4 49 (6.46%) Front Office
5 43 (5.67%) Investment Banking
6 39 (5.15%) Retail
7 33 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 24 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 21 (2.77%) Publishing
10 19 (2.51%) Games
11 10 (1.32%) Legal
12 8 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.92%) Back Office
14 6 (0.79%) Advertising
14 6 (0.79%) Electronics
15 5 (0.66%) Law
16 4 (0.53%) French Language
16 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 322 (42.48%) Developer
2 73 (9.63%) Java Developer
3 64 (8.44%) Analyst
4 54 (7.12%) Senior Developer
5 43 (5.67%) C# Developer
6 40 (5.28%) Architect
6 40 (5.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 37 (4.88%) iOS Developer
8 33 (4.35%) Consultant
9 31 (4.09%) Data Scientist
10 25 (3.30%) .NET Developer
11 23 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (3.03%) Project Manager
12 22 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (2.64%) Business Analyst
13 20 (2.64%) Python Developer
13 20 (2.64%) Web Developer
14 18 (2.37%) Applications Developer
15 17 (2.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (2.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (21.37%) HTML
2 126 (16.62%) CSS
3 95 (12.53%) .NET
4 93 (12.27%) HTML5
5 85 (11.21%) Web Services
6 84 (11.08%) AngularJS
7 80 (10.55%) XML
8 75 (9.89%) REST
8 75 (9.89%) RESTful
9 72 (9.50%) Node.js
10 55 (7.26%) CSS3
11 53 (6.99%) SOAP
12 44 (5.80%) Spring
13 41 (5.41%) JSON
14 37 (4.88%) jQuery
14 37 (4.88%) React
15 32 (4.22%) ASP.NET
16 28 (3.69%) Middleware
17 27 (3.56%) JSP
18 26 (3.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (13.59%) Mathematics
3 81 (10.69%) User Experience
4 51 (6.73%) Algorithms
5 50 (6.60%) Management Information System
6 36 (4.75%) Statistics
7 35 (4.62%) Data Structures
8 32 (4.22%) Virtual Team
9 31 (4.09%) Hedge funds
10 30 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (3.83%) Mobile App
12 27 (3.56%) iPad
13 25 (3.30%) Physics
14 23 (3.03%) Data Centre
15 22 (2.90%) iPhone
16 21 (2.77%) Derivative
17 18 (2.37%) Fintech
17 18 (2.37%) Social Media
18 17 (2.24%) Visualisation
19 16 (2.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 108 (14.25%) Linux
2 94 (12.40%) Windows
3 65 (8.58%) Apple iOS
4 49 (6.46%) Unix
5 39 (5.15%) Android
6 37 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 18 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.58%) Solaris
10 11 (1.45%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.19%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.92%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (19.39%) Scrum
3 136 (17.94%) OO
4 96 (12.66%) Software Engineering
5 87 (11.48%) TDD
6 81 (10.69%) Analytics
7 72 (9.50%) Project Management
8 56 (7.39%) BDD
9 53 (6.99%) OOD
10 49 (6.46%) Web Development
11 48 (6.33%) Unit Testing
12 47 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (5.67%) iOS Development
13 43 (5.67%) SDLC
14 42 (5.54%) MVC
14 42 (5.54%) Risk Management
15 41 (5.41%) Data Modelling
15 41 (5.41%) Multithreading
16 36 (4.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 246 (32.45%) Java
2 210 (27.70%) JavaScript
3 182 (24.01%) SQL
4 131 (17.28%) Python
5 113 (14.91%) C#
6 72 (9.50%) C++
7 47 (6.20%) Scala
8 46 (6.07%) Objective-C
9 32 (4.22%) R
10 29 (3.83%) PHP
11 26 (3.43%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.03%) C
12 23 (3.03%) Ruby
13 18 (2.37%) TypeScript
14 17 (2.24%) Apple Swift
15 15 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.85%) Perl
16 14 (1.85%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.58%) VBA
18 11 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 598 (78.89%) Degree
2 35 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.30%) CISSP
3 25 (3.30%) PhD
4 22 (2.90%) MCSE
5 20 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.98%) CCNA
6 15 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.85%) CCNP
8 12 (1.58%) MBA
9 10 (1.32%) PMP
10 9 (1.19%) MCSA
10 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.92%) CISM
12 7 (0.92%) MCITP
12 7 (0.92%) MCP
12 7 (0.92%) SAS Certification
13 6 (0.79%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.76%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) MiFID
3 5 (0.66%) COBIT
3 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.66%) ISO27005
4 4 (0.53%) COSO
4 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.53%) SDET
4 4 (0.53%) SEPA
4 4 (0.53%) SLA
5 3 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) CDISC
6 2 (0.26%) GCP
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.11%) Docker
4 8 (1.06%) KVM
5 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.92%) NFS
5 7 (0.92%) Xen
6 5 (0.66%) XenServer
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.53%) iptables
7 4 (0.53%) LXC
7 4 (0.53%) NDS
7 4 (0.53%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.53%) XenApp
8 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.40%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.64%) Puppet
2 16 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.19%) SCCM
4 4 (0.53%) Control-M
4 4 (0.53%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.40%) Ansible
5 3 (0.40%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.40%) Oozie
5 3 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (0.40%) WSUS
6 2 (0.26%) EnCase
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) Mesos
7 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 116 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 94 (12.40%) Oracle
3 38 (5.01%) Cisco
4 31 (4.09%) Google
5 29 (3.83%) VMware
6 27 (3.56%) Apple
6 27 (3.56%) IBM
7 21 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.64%) Adobe
9 19 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.24%) Tableau
11 16 (2.11%) Informatica
12 13 (1.72%) Citrix
13 11 (1.45%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.45%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.32%) BEA
14 10 (1.32%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.19%) Dell
15 9 (1.19%) HP
15 9 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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