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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 121 103 125
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 458 508 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.27% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.84% 6.13% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 331 296
Median daily rate £524 £475 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Median hourly rate £27.65 £24.23 £30.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -21.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.24 £17.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.80 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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 8289 8701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.11% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5441 5756 6180
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 146 199
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -4 92 £525 +5.00% 78
Canary Wharf +6 8 £425 -35.84%
Croydon -9 7 £400 - 1
Docklands, London - 5 £650 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 7
Bromley 0 1 £125 +13.63%
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 692 (72.61%) Degree
2 460 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (30.33%) Finance
4 287 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 272 (28.54%) Java
6 253 (26.55%) SQL
7 221 (23.19%) HTML
8 210 (22.04%) Python
9 202 (21.20%) Scrum
10 173 (18.15%) AngularJS
11 171 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
12 164 (17.21%) CSS
13 152 (15.95%) C#
14 144 (15.11%) Mathematics
15 139 (14.59%) Linux
15 139 (14.59%) Banking
16 135 (14.17%) Software Engineering
17 131 (13.75%) HTML5
18 123 (12.91%) OO
19 122 (12.80%) Open Source
20 121 (12.70%) REST
21 119 (12.49%) TDD
22 115 (12.07%) Analytics
23 112 (11.75%) User Experience
24 106 (11.12%) .NET
25 98 (10.28%) XML
26 95 (9.97%) Microsoft
27 94 (9.86%) Oracle
27 94 (9.86%) BDD
28 93 (9.76%) Web Services

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 68 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 45 (4.72%) Apache
3 36 (3.78%) Confluence
4 29 (3.04%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.94%) JBoss
6 26 (2.73%) SAS
7 19 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.57%) Apache Pig
9 15 (1.57%) IIS
10 14 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.36%) CMS
12 11 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.05%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.94%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.94%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 43 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.20%) MS Office
3 13 (1.36%) SPSS
4 12 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.52%) MS Project
7 4 (0.42%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.31%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.31%) Stata
8 3 (0.31%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) InVision
9 2 (0.21%) UXPin
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Radian6
1 9 (0.94%) Social Studio
2 3 (0.31%) assyst
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.21%) Relativity
3 2 (0.21%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.21%) RMDS
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 2 (0.21%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.10%) Endur
4 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.10%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.67%) GitHub
3 28 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.52%) Heroku
5 20 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.89%) Office 365
7 13 (1.36%) SaaS
8 8 (0.84%) Google Play
8 8 (0.84%) IaaS
8 8 (0.84%) PaaS
9 6 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.31%) Flurry Analytics
11 3 (0.31%) Force.com
11 3 (0.31%) G Suite
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.99%) Internet
2 37 (3.88%) HTTP
3 25 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.41%) Firewall
5 20 (2.10%) SSL
6 19 (1.99%) SAN
7 17 (1.78%) DNS
8 15 (1.57%) LDAP
9 14 (1.47%) NAS
9 14 (1.47%) Network Security
10 13 (1.36%) iSCSI
11 12 (1.26%) VLAN
12 10 (1.05%) CTI
13 9 (0.94%) LAN
13 9 (0.94%) VPN
14 7 (0.73%) FTP
14 7 (0.73%) VoIP
15 6 (0.63%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.63%) SSH
15 6 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.34%) Big Data
1 89 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.23%) Hadoop
3 59 (6.19%) MySQL
4 54 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 41 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 35 (3.67%) Apache Hive
7 35 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (3.15%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.62%) QlikView
10 21 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (1.78%) HBase
12 16 (1.68%) Data Mining
12 16 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.15%) Impala
13 11 (1.15%) Spotfire
13 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.66%) JIRA
3 62 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 46 (4.83%) Maven
5 28 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 23 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 23 (2.41%) Gradle
7 22 (2.31%) Subversion
8 21 (2.20%) Visual Studio
9 20 (2.10%) IntelliJ
10 17 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.68%) Selenium
12 15 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.36%) gulp
13 13 (1.36%) Xcode
14 12 (1.26%) Appium
14 12 (1.26%) Bower
15 10 (1.05%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.05%) JUnit
15 10 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 289 (30.33%) Finance
2 139 (14.59%) Banking
3 79 (8.29%) Marketing
4 75 (7.87%) Retail
5 55 (5.77%) Investment Banking
6 49 (5.14%) Front Office
7 43 (4.51%) Telecoms
8 38 (3.99%) Financial Institution
8 38 (3.99%) Publishing
9 28 (2.94%) Games
10 21 (2.20%) Legal
11 13 (1.36%) Back Office
12 5 (0.52%) French Language
12 5 (0.52%) German Language
13 4 (0.42%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Advertising
14 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Law
14 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 425 (44.60%) Developer
2 96 (10.07%) Java Developer
3 83 (8.71%) Architect
4 77 (8.08%) Analyst
5 73 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 58 (6.09%) Data Scientist
7 57 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 49 (5.14%) C# Developer
9 48 (5.04%) Python Developer
10 43 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 31 (3.25%) Consultant
12 30 (3.15%) HTML Developer
13 28 (2.94%) .NET Developer
13 28 (2.94%) Angular Developer
14 27 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
15 24 (2.52%) Applications Developer
15 24 (2.52%) C++ Developer
16 23 (2.41%) iOS Developer
16 23 (2.41%) Project Manager
16 23 (2.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (23.19%) HTML
2 173 (18.15%) AngularJS
3 164 (17.21%) CSS
4 131 (13.75%) HTML5
5 121 (12.70%) REST
6 106 (11.12%) .NET
7 98 (10.28%) XML
8 93 (9.76%) Web Services
9 82 (8.60%) CSS3
10 81 (8.50%) Node.js
11 79 (8.29%) React
12 72 (7.56%) RESTful
13 70 (7.35%) Spring
14 56 (5.88%) SOAP
15 47 (4.93%) JSON
16 45 (4.72%) Ember.js
17 44 (4.62%) Hibernate
18 38 (3.99%) jQuery
19 35 (3.67%) Java EE
20 33 (3.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 171 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (15.11%) Mathematics
3 112 (11.75%) User Experience
4 78 (8.18%) Statistics
5 70 (7.35%) Algorithms
6 62 (6.51%) Management Information System
7 59 (6.19%) Virtual Team
8 54 (5.67%) Visualisation
9 39 (4.09%) Data Structures
9 39 (4.09%) Mobile App
10 38 (3.99%) Derivative
11 31 (3.25%) Fixed Income
11 31 (3.25%) Physics
12 25 (2.62%) Artificial Intelligence
13 23 (2.41%) Applied Mathematics
14 22 (2.31%) Equities
15 21 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (1.99%) Data Centre
16 19 (1.99%) Hedge funds
17 17 (1.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.59%) Linux
2 84 (8.81%) Windows
3 58 (6.09%) Apple iOS
4 57 (5.98%) Android
5 56 (5.88%) Unix
6 18 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.94%) CentOS
9 6 (0.63%) Solaris
9 6 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (21.20%) Scrum
3 135 (14.17%) Software Engineering
4 123 (12.91%) OO
5 122 (12.80%) Open Source
6 119 (12.49%) TDD
7 115 (12.07%) Analytics
8 94 (9.86%) BDD
9 73 (7.66%) DevOps
10 72 (7.56%) Data Modelling
10 72 (7.56%) Machine Learning
11 71 (7.45%) Project Management
12 68 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (6.61%) SDLC
14 61 (6.40%) MVC
14 61 (6.40%) Web Development
15 57 (5.98%) E-Commerce
16 56 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (5.56%) Migration
18 49 (5.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 287 (30.12%) JavaScript
2 272 (28.54%) Java
3 253 (26.55%) SQL
4 210 (22.04%) Python
5 152 (15.95%) C#
6 87 (9.13%) C++
7 79 (8.29%) R
8 77 (8.08%) Scala
9 44 (4.62%) PHP
10 41 (4.30%) C
11 35 (3.67%) Ruby
12 34 (3.57%) Objective-C
13 31 (3.25%) TypeScript
14 30 (3.15%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.62%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 21 (2.20%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.89%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.89%) Perl
17 18 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 692 (72.61%) Degree
2 49 (5.14%) PhD
3 32 (3.36%) CISSP
4 22 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.78%) CCNA
7 16 (1.68%) ISEB
8 14 (1.47%) CCNP
8 14 (1.47%) CISM
8 14 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.36%) RHCE
10 12 (1.26%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.15%) CISA
11 11 (1.15%) MBA
12 10 (1.05%) RHCA
12 10 (1.05%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.94%) GIAC
13 9 (0.94%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (8.39%) QA
2 12 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.05%) Actionable Recommendations
4 8 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.52%) MiFID
6 5 (0.52%) SDET
7 4 (0.42%) SEPA
7 4 (0.42%) SLA
8 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.31%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.21%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) GCP
10 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.10%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 44 (4.62%) Docker
2 40 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 38 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (2.41%) HDFS
6 13 (1.36%) NFS
7 12 (1.26%) KVM
8 10 (1.05%) iptables
8 10 (1.05%) XenServer
9 9 (0.94%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.73%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.63%) Xen
12 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.42%) XenApp
12 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.31%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.21%) SRDF
14 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (3.36%) Puppet
2 29 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.05%) HAProxy
4 8 (0.84%) Oozie
5 6 (0.63%) SCCM
6 5 (0.52%) QRadar
7 4 (0.42%) Ansible
7 4 (0.42%) Casper Suite
7 4 (0.42%) EnCase
7 4 (0.42%) Kibana
7 4 (0.42%) logstash
7 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.42%) WSUS
8 3 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.21%) Grafana
9 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 95 (9.97%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.86%) Oracle
3 46 (4.83%) VMware
4 40 (4.20%) Google
5 37 (3.88%) Adobe
6 30 (3.15%) Tableau
7 24 (2.52%) Sybase
8 21 (2.20%) Apple
9 20 (2.10%) Splunk
10 19 (1.99%) Cisco
10 19 (1.99%) IBM
11 18 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.78%) Cloudera
12 17 (1.78%) Informatica
12 17 (1.78%) TIBCO
13 15 (1.57%) SAP
14 14 (1.47%) Atlassian
14 14 (1.47%) HP
15 10 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.94%) Symantec
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £700 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + potential extension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago