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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 108 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 433 445 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.92% 1.87% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.49% 5.02% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 294 307
Average daily rate
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£470 £447 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £800 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.44% +20.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
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
7891 8858 7697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5645 6160 5337
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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
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 29 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 123 £425 -6.84% 70
Canary Wharf -10 4 £725 -9.37% 1
Hayes - 3 - - 1
Paddington - 2 £613 -
Docklands, London +5 1 £550 -4.34%
Hammersmith +4 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Greenford - 1 £320 -
Harrow - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 699 (76.56%) Degree
2 301 (32.97%) Java
3 300 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (28.70%) Finance
5 244 (26.73%) SQL
6 207 (22.67%) OO
7 191 (20.92%) C#
8 185 (20.26%) JavaScript
9 172 (18.84%) Oracle
10 167 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
11 165 (18.07%) HTML
12 164 (17.96%) Banking
13 159 (17.42%) .NET
14 154 (16.87%) Web Services
15 147 (16.10%) Software Engineering
16 144 (15.77%) Mathematics
16 144 (15.77%) Linux
17 133 (14.57%) SQL Server
18 132 (14.46%) C++
19 123 (13.47%) UNIX
20 117 (12.81%) TDD
21 112 (12.27%) Windows
22 111 (12.16%) CSS
23 110 (12.05%) Microsoft
24 109 (11.94%) Front Office
25 106 (11.61%) Scrum
26 103 (11.28%) ITIL
27 101 (11.06%) XML
28 98 (10.73%) Analytics
28 98 (10.73%) Relational Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 68 (7.45%) Apache
2 38 (4.16%) Tomcat
3 32 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.18%) Node.js
5 28 (3.07%) SAS
6 25 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 23 (2.52%) CMS
8 21 (2.30%) IIS
9 20 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.86%) Jetty
11 14 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.31%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.20%) IBM Notes
13 11 (1.20%) Confluence
14 10 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (0.88%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.88%) JBoss
17 7 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 88 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.93%) MS Office
3 25 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.31%) MS Project
6 8 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.44%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.22%) SPSS
9 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.66%) SAP CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Tridion
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.22%) RMDS
5 2 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Cordys
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.42%) PaaS
4 10 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.10%) GitHub
5 9 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.99%) Heroku
5 9 (0.99%) Engine Yard
6 8 (0.88%) SaaS
7 4 (0.44%) IaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.15%) HTTP
2 42 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 42 (4.60%) Firewall
3 32 (3.50%) Internet
4 29 (3.18%) DNS
5 18 (1.97%) WAN
6 16 (1.75%) LAN
7 15 (1.64%) DHCP
7 15 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.20%) Network Security
10 9 (0.99%) LDAP
10 9 (0.99%) Wireless
10 9 (0.99%) Intranet
11 8 (0.88%) VLAN
12 6 (0.66%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.66%) SAN
12 6 (0.66%) OSPF
12 6 (0.66%) BGP
12 6 (0.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.73%) Relational Database
3 61 (6.68%) MySQL
4 53 (5.81%) Big Data
4 53 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (5.04%) RDBMS
7 44 (4.82%) MongoDB
8 41 (4.49%) Hadoop
9 34 (3.72%) Oracle Database
10 29 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (2.52%) QlikView
12 21 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (2.08%) Data Mining
15 17 (1.86%) DB2
15 17 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 90 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 82 (8.98%) Subversion
3 70 (7.67%) JIRA
4 55 (6.02%) Maven
5 53 (5.81%) Jenkins
6 41 (4.49%) JUnit
7 37 (4.05%) Visual Studio
8 28 (3.07%) Selenium
9 26 (2.85%) TeamCity
10 22 (2.41%) Ant
10 22 (2.41%) Toad
11 20 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 19 (2.08%) Xcode
13 16 (1.75%) jMock
14 13 (1.42%) NUnit
14 13 (1.42%) ClearQuest
14 13 (1.42%) Mercurial
15 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.20%) ClearCase
17 9 (0.99%) IntelliJ
General
1 262 (28.70%) Finance
2 164 (17.96%) Banking
3 109 (11.94%) Front Office
4 96 (10.51%) Investment Banking
5 40 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.94%) Marketing
7 20 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.19%) Retail
8 16 (1.75%) Games
9 14 (1.53%) Publishing
10 12 (1.31%) Legal
10 12 (1.31%) Advertising
11 9 (0.99%) Electronics
12 8 (0.88%) Law
13 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.44%) Billing
15 4 (0.44%) French Language
15 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 434 (47.54%) Developer
2 107 (11.72%) Java Developer
3 100 (10.95%) Analyst
4 55 (6.02%) Architect
5 43 (4.71%) C# Developer
6 42 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 38 (4.16%) Consultant
8 35 (3.83%) Business Analyst
9 31 (3.40%) Quantitative Developer
10 30 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (3.07%) Web Developer
12 26 (2.85%) Software Engineer
12 26 (2.85%) C++ Developer
13 25 (2.74%) Project Manager
13 25 (2.74%) Junior
14 23 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (2.41%) iOS Developer
16 21 (2.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 21 (2.30%) PHP Developer
16 21 (2.30%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (18.07%) HTML
2 159 (17.42%) .NET
3 154 (16.87%) Web Services
4 111 (12.16%) CSS
5 101 (11.06%) XML
6 87 (9.53%) HTML5
7 73 (8.00%) JSON
8 71 (7.78%) Spring
9 66 (7.23%) REST
10 63 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 52 (5.70%) jQuery
11 52 (5.70%) AngularJS
12 47 (5.15%) ASP.NET
13 44 (4.82%) WPF
14 40 (4.38%) J2EE
15 39 (4.27%) .NET Framework
16 37 (4.05%) CSS3
17 35 (3.83%) WCF
18 33 (3.61%) RESTful
19 32 (3.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 167 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (15.77%) Mathematics
3 63 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 54 (5.91%) Physics
4 54 (5.91%) Data Structures
4 54 (5.91%) User Experience
5 52 (5.70%) Algorithms
6 46 (5.04%) Open Source
7 43 (4.71%) Derivative
8 42 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (3.40%) Credit Risk
11 30 (3.29%) Fixed Income
12 28 (3.07%) Statistics
13 24 (2.63%) Visualisation
14 23 (2.52%) Market Risk
14 23 (2.52%) Economics
15 21 (2.30%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.97%) Social Media
16 18 (1.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 144 (15.77%) Linux
2 123 (13.47%) UNIX
3 112 (12.27%) Windows
4 62 (6.79%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.40%) Android
6 27 (2.96%) CentOS
7 23 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.42%) Solaris
11 12 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.10%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.55%) Debian
14 5 (0.55%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (22.67%) OO
3 147 (16.10%) Software Engineering
4 117 (12.81%) TDD
5 106 (11.61%) Scrum
6 103 (11.28%) ITIL
7 98 (10.73%) Analytics
8 96 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (10.41%) Data Modelling
10 82 (8.98%) MVC
11 78 (8.54%) Multithreading
12 67 (7.34%) Project Management
13 65 (7.12%) DevOps
14 56 (6.13%) Service Delivery
15 53 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (5.70%) OOP
17 50 (5.48%) Service Management
17 50 (5.48%) Unit Testing
18 49 (5.37%) BDD
19 47 (5.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (32.97%) Java
2 244 (26.73%) SQL
3 191 (20.92%) C#
4 185 (20.26%) JavaScript
5 132 (14.46%) C++
6 93 (10.19%) Python
7 60 (6.57%) PHP
8 56 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 52 (5.70%) Perl
9 52 (5.70%) C
10 46 (5.04%) Ruby
11 41 (4.49%) Shell Script
12 31 (3.40%) Scala
13 29 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.74%) T-SQL
15 19 (2.08%) VBA
15 19 (2.08%) Objective-C
15 19 (2.08%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.97%) PHP5
17 15 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 699 (76.56%) Degree
2 38 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.72%) CISSP
4 30 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.86%) PhD
7 15 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.42%) ISEB
9 12 (1.31%) A+ Certification
9 12 (1.31%) CISM
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.10%) Sun Certification
11 10 (1.10%) MCSE
11 10 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.99%) OCPJP
13 8 (0.88%) MCTS
13 8 (0.88%) CISA
14 7 (0.77%) MCSA
14 7 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.65%) QA
2 33 (3.61%) SLA
3 15 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.66%) COBIT
5 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 36 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.64%) vCloud
4 9 (0.99%) vSphere
5 7 (0.77%) Docker
6 6 (0.66%) Nmap
7 4 (0.44%) Varnish
7 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.44%) Snort
8 3 (0.33%) XenApp
8 3 (0.33%) Xen
8 3 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.22%) HDFS
9 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.22%) XenServer
9 2 (0.22%) NFS
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (5.59%) Puppet
2 25 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.63%) Nagios
4 16 (1.75%) ZABBIX
5 13 (1.42%) Vagrant
6 10 (1.10%) Graphite
7 9 (0.99%) Kibana
7 9 (0.99%) Graylog2
7 9 (0.99%) Cobbler
7 9 (0.99%) Zenoss
8 7 (0.77%) collectd
9 6 (0.66%) Nessus
10 5 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.33%) SCCM
11 3 (0.33%) Oozie
11 3 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.11%) SmokePing
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 172 (18.84%) Oracle
2 110 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.83%) VMware
4 30 (3.29%) Cisco
5 22 (2.41%) Splunk
6 21 (2.30%) Sybase
6 21 (2.30%) SAP
6 21 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.19%) IBM
8 17 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.86%) Perforce
8 17 (1.86%) Tableau
9 16 (1.75%) Business Objects
10 15 (1.64%) Google
11 11 (1.20%) Lotus
11 11 (1.20%) Citrix
12 10 (1.10%) Juniper
12 10 (1.10%) Teradata
13 9 (0.99%) HP
14 8 (0.88%) Adobe
City, London
University of Westminster
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £454.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Efficio
Rate: £300 - £400 per day based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago