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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 110 133 114
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 519 420 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.27% 1.80% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 4.81% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 301 331
Median daily rate £500 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £15.12 £18.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £25.98 £126.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +16.21%
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
8226 8738 9231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.04% 37.35% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5782 6031 6304
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 162 212
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +9 98 £475 -5.00% 99
Croydon -10 3 £375 +3.44% 1
Docklands, London +10 2 £650 +18.18%
Paddington +1 2 £600 +7.62%
Canary Wharf -2 2 - -
Feltham -2 2 £400 -
Uxbridge -2 1 - - 1
Westminster -17 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Barking - 1 £300 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 650 (76.38%) Degree
2 393 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (31.61%) JavaScript
4 261 (30.67%) Finance
5 244 (28.67%) Java
6 217 (25.50%) HTML
7 216 (25.38%) SQL
8 186 (21.86%) Scrum
9 162 (19.04%) CSS
10 147 (17.27%) Python
11 143 (16.80%) AngularJS
12 138 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
13 132 (15.51%) HTML5
14 130 (15.28%) OO
14 130 (15.28%) C#
15 115 (13.51%) Software Engineering
16 113 (13.28%) User Experience
17 109 (12.81%) Linux
17 109 (12.81%) Microsoft
18 108 (12.69%) TDD
18 108 (12.69%) Mathematics
19 103 (12.10%) Open Source
20 102 (11.99%) Banking
21 101 (11.87%) SQL Server
22 99 (11.63%) REST
23 98 (11.52%) .NET
24 93 (10.93%) Analytics
25 85 (9.99%) Web Services
26 84 (9.87%) Windows
26 84 (9.87%) BDD

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 53 (6.23%) Apache Spark
2 45 (5.29%) Apache
3 26 (3.06%) Confluence
3 26 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.82%) JBoss
5 23 (2.70%) SAS
6 18 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 16 (1.88%) MS Exchange
8 14 (1.65%) IIS
8 14 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.53%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.29%) Apache Pig
10 11 (1.29%) CMS
10 11 (1.29%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.94%) WordPress
13 7 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.35%) MS Office
3 14 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.18%) SPSS
6 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.59%) MS Project
8 3 (0.35%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.35%) Stata
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.24%) InVision
9 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.24%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.24%) UXPin
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Mingle
10 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Radian6
1 9 (1.06%) Social Studio
2 3 (0.35%) assyst
2 3 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) RMDS
3 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.82%) GitHub
3 18 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.00%) Heroku
5 16 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.65%) SaaS
7 12 (1.41%) Office 365
8 9 (1.06%) IaaS
8 9 (1.06%) PaaS
9 8 (0.94%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.94%) Google Play
10 6 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.47%) Force.com
12 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.24%) Slack
13 2 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.64%) HTTP
2 34 (4.00%) Internet
3 24 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.70%) SSL
5 22 (2.59%) DNS
5 22 (2.59%) Firewall
5 22 (2.59%) LDAP
6 19 (2.23%) SAN
7 13 (1.53%) CTI
7 13 (1.53%) NAS
8 12 (1.41%) iSCSI
8 12 (1.41%) LAN
8 12 (1.41%) VoIP
9 11 (1.29%) DHCP
9 11 (1.29%) WAN
10 10 (1.18%) Network Security
10 10 (1.18%) Skype
11 9 (1.06%) PBX
11 9 (1.06%) VLAN
12 7 (0.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.11%) Big Data
3 61 (7.17%) Hadoop
4 49 (5.76%) MySQL
5 44 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 37 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 30 (3.53%) Apache Hive
7 30 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.00%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.88%) Data Mining
12 15 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.65%) QlikView
13 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.29%) Spotfire
16 10 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.99%) JIRA
3 51 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 43 (5.05%) Maven
5 31 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 25 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 22 (2.59%) Gradle
8 20 (2.35%) Xcode
9 19 (2.23%) IntelliJ
9 19 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 17 (2.00%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.00%) gulp
10 17 (2.00%) Selenium
11 14 (1.65%) Appium
12 12 (1.41%) Subversion
13 11 (1.29%) JUnit
13 11 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.18%) Grunt
14 10 (1.18%) Mocha
General
1 261 (30.67%) Finance
2 102 (11.99%) Banking
3 71 (8.34%) Marketing
4 64 (7.52%) Retail
5 49 (5.76%) Investment Banking
6 38 (4.47%) Front Office
7 37 (4.35%) Publishing
8 29 (3.41%) Financial Institution
8 29 (3.41%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.12%) Legal
10 16 (1.88%) Games
11 11 (1.29%) Back Office
12 5 (0.59%) Advertising
12 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.47%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) French Language
14 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 3 (0.35%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (45.12%) Developer
2 83 (9.75%) Java Developer
3 69 (8.11%) Analyst
4 67 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 53 (6.23%) Senior Developer
6 49 (5.76%) Architect
7 43 (5.05%) C# Developer
8 36 (4.23%) Consultant
8 36 (4.23%) Data Scientist
8 36 (4.23%) iOS Developer
9 31 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 30 (3.53%) Python Developer
11 27 (3.17%) .NET Developer
11 27 (3.17%) Angular Developer
11 27 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (3.06%) HTML Developer
12 26 (3.06%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.94%) Project Manager
14 24 (2.82%) Applications Developer
15 20 (2.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (25.50%) HTML
2 162 (19.04%) CSS
3 143 (16.80%) AngularJS
4 132 (15.51%) HTML5
5 99 (11.63%) REST
6 98 (11.52%) .NET
7 85 (9.99%) Web Services
8 84 (9.87%) CSS3
9 81 (9.52%) Node.js
10 80 (9.40%) XML
11 69 (8.11%) React
12 68 (7.99%) RESTful
13 59 (6.93%) Spring
14 52 (6.11%) SOAP
15 42 (4.94%) JSON
16 36 (4.23%) jQuery
17 35 (4.11%) Ember.js
18 32 (3.76%) Hibernate
19 30 (3.53%) Java EE
20 29 (3.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (13.28%) User Experience
3 108 (12.69%) Mathematics
4 62 (7.29%) Algorithms
5 55 (6.46%) Management Information System
6 52 (6.11%) Virtual Team
7 47 (5.52%) Statistics
8 40 (4.70%) Data Structures
9 39 (4.58%) Mobile App
10 38 (4.47%) Visualisation
11 31 (3.64%) Derivative
12 28 (3.29%) Physics
13 24 (2.82%) Data Centre
14 22 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (2.59%) iPad
15 20 (2.35%) Equities
15 20 (2.35%) Fixed Income
15 20 (2.35%) Hedge funds
16 18 (2.12%) iPhone
17 17 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.81%) Linux
2 84 (9.87%) Windows
3 72 (8.46%) Apple iOS
4 58 (6.82%) Android
5 50 (5.88%) Unix
6 25 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.88%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.94%) Solaris
11 7 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.47%) CentOS
15 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (21.86%) Scrum
3 130 (15.28%) OO
4 115 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 108 (12.69%) TDD
6 103 (12.10%) Open Source
7 93 (10.93%) Analytics
8 84 (9.87%) BDD
9 67 (7.87%) Project Management
10 65 (7.64%) OOD
11 63 (7.40%) Web Development
12 62 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 58 (6.82%) Data Modelling
14 56 (6.58%) DevOps
15 54 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (5.88%) iOS Development
16 50 (5.88%) Machine Learning
17 48 (5.64%) MVC
18 46 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 269 (31.61%) JavaScript
2 244 (28.67%) Java
3 216 (25.38%) SQL
4 147 (17.27%) Python
5 130 (15.28%) C#
6 58 (6.82%) C++
7 56 (6.58%) Scala
8 50 (5.88%) R
9 45 (5.29%) Objective-C
10 37 (4.35%) PHP
11 26 (3.06%) Ruby
12 25 (2.94%) C
12 25 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.94%) TypeScript
13 23 (2.70%) Apple Swift
14 19 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 19 (2.23%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.88%) Perl
16 15 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 650 (76.38%) Degree
2 31 (3.64%) PhD
3 29 (3.41%) CISSP
4 23 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.65%) CCNP
8 12 (1.41%) CISM
8 12 (1.41%) MBA
9 11 (1.29%) CCNA
9 11 (1.29%) MCSE
10 10 (1.18%) RHCE
10 10 (1.18%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.06%) CISA
12 8 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.94%) RHCA
12 8 (0.94%) RHCSA
13 7 (0.82%) ISEB
13 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.99%) QA
2 10 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.18%) MiFID
3 9 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.59%) COBIT
5 5 (0.59%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.59%) SDET
6 4 (0.47%) COSO
6 4 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.47%) ISO27005
6 4 (0.47%) SEPA
7 3 (0.35%) SLA
8 2 (0.24%) CDISC
8 2 (0.24%) GCP
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.00%) Docker
4 17 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.76%) HDFS
6 12 (1.41%) KVM
7 11 (1.29%) NFS
8 9 (1.06%) XenServer
9 8 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.94%) iptables
10 7 (0.82%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.71%) Xen
12 4 (0.47%) XenApp
13 3 (0.35%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.35%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.35%) SRDF
13 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (2.94%) Puppet
2 18 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.06%) SCCM
4 8 (0.94%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.35%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.35%) Control-M
5 3 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.24%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (0.24%) EnCase
6 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.24%) Nagios
6 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.24%) Oozie
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 109 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.75%) Oracle
3 43 (5.05%) VMware
4 41 (4.82%) Google
5 33 (3.88%) Cisco
6 28 (3.29%) Adobe
7 27 (3.17%) Apple
7 27 (3.17%) Tableau
8 19 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.12%) IBM
10 15 (1.76%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.76%) HP
10 15 (1.76%) Informatica
11 13 (1.53%) Splunk
11 13 (1.53%) Sybase
12 12 (1.41%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.29%) Citrix
14 10 (1.18%) SAP
14 10 (1.18%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
London
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Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Rate: £125 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Central Employment
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £850 per day
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London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
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Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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One Fine Stay
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
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South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
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