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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 150 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 359 471 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 2.00% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.25% 5.35% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 326 298
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £23.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £97.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +46.15%
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
8456 8810 9415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 37.46% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5883 5932 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 167 203
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -33 82 £488 +13.24% 95
Uxbridge +4 3 - -
Canary Wharf -14 3 £475 -13.63%
Docklands, London -12 2 £653 +4.40%
Paddington - 2 £558 -
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Twickenham - 1 £375 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 614 (78.92%) Degree
2 260 (33.42%) Finance
3 242 (31.11%) SQL
4 237 (30.46%) Java
5 216 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (18.77%) Oracle
7 144 (18.51%) Linux
8 132 (16.97%) JavaScript
8 132 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
9 129 (16.58%) C#
10 125 (16.07%) Banking
11 122 (15.68%) UNIX
12 117 (15.04%) SQL Server
13 110 (14.14%) Mathematics
14 109 (14.01%) SDLC
15 106 (13.62%) OO
16 102 (13.11%) Web Services
16 102 (13.11%) C++
16 102 (13.11%) HTML
16 102 (13.11%) Python
16 102 (13.11%) Microsoft
17 100 (12.85%) .NET
18 83 (10.67%) Software Engineering
19 82 (10.54%) Windows
19 82 (10.54%) MS Excel
20 76 (9.77%) CSS
21 74 (9.51%) XML
22 72 (9.25%) Apple iOS
22 72 (9.25%) Analytics
23 71 (9.13%) Front Office

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 46 (5.91%) Apache
2 35 (4.50%) CMS
2 35 (4.50%) Node.js
3 29 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 18 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.06%) SAS
7 15 (1.93%) IIS
8 11 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 8 (1.03%) JBoss
11 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.90%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.64%) Drupal
13 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 82 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.63%) MS Office
3 31 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.90%) MS Project
6 6 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.26%) SPSS
9 2 (0.26%) Maya
10 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.64%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.26%) RMDS
5 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.26%) Radian6
5 2 (0.26%) Tridion
6 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) HFM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.16%) SaaS
2 9 (1.16%) GitHub
3 7 (0.90%) Force.com
3 7 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.64%) Office 365
5 5 (0.64%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.39%) Heroku
7 3 (0.39%) IaaS
7 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.26%) PaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.26%) Taleo
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.34%) Firewall
2 25 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.57%) Internet
4 19 (2.44%) HTTP
5 17 (2.19%) VoIP
6 16 (2.06%) DHCP
7 15 (1.93%) VPN
7 15 (1.93%) DNS
8 11 (1.41%) CTI
8 11 (1.41%) LAN
9 10 (1.29%) LDAP
9 10 (1.29%) ISDN
9 10 (1.29%) H.323
9 10 (1.29%) Network Security
10 8 (1.03%) Avaya Modular Messaging
10 8 (1.03%) OSPF
10 8 (1.03%) BGP
10 8 (1.03%) Intranet
10 8 (1.03%) SSL
10 8 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 60 (7.71%) MySQL
4 52 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (4.24%) Oracle Database
6 30 (3.86%) RDBMS
7 25 (3.21%) Big Data
8 22 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.06%) DB2
12 16 (2.06%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.80%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.41%) MS Access
15 10 (1.29%) Star Schema
15 10 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (4.88%) Subversion
2 37 (4.76%) Maven
3 36 (4.63%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.34%) JIRA
5 21 (2.70%) JUnit
6 19 (2.44%) Selenium
7 16 (2.06%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.54%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.41%) Ant
11 9 (1.16%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.03%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.90%) Grunt
13 7 (0.90%) jMock
14 6 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.77%) JMeter
14 6 (0.77%) Hudson
15 5 (0.64%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 260 (33.42%) Finance
2 125 (16.07%) Banking
3 71 (9.13%) Front Office
4 68 (8.74%) Investment Banking
5 49 (6.30%) Marketing
6 45 (5.78%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.83%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.93%) Games
9 13 (1.67%) Legal
10 9 (1.16%) Automotive
10 9 (1.16%) Back Office
11 6 (0.77%) Electronics
11 6 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.51%) Retail
13 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.51%) Billing
14 3 (0.39%) Law
14 3 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 360 (46.27%) Developer
2 96 (12.34%) Analyst
3 73 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 52 (6.68%) Architect
4 52 (6.68%) Senior Developer
5 34 (4.37%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.24%) C++ Developer
6 33 (4.24%) C# Developer
7 28 (3.60%) Programmer
8 25 (3.21%) iOS Developer
9 22 (2.83%) .NET Developer
9 22 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (2.57%) Python Developer
10 20 (2.57%) PHP Developer
11 19 (2.44%) Applications Support
11 19 (2.44%) Project Manager
12 18 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
13 17 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (2.19%) Consultant
13 17 (2.19%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (13.11%) HTML
1 102 (13.11%) Web Services
2 100 (12.85%) .NET
3 76 (9.77%) CSS
4 74 (9.51%) XML
5 63 (8.10%) jQuery
6 51 (6.56%) REST
7 46 (5.91%) HTML5
8 43 (5.53%) AngularJS
9 35 (4.50%) Spring
9 35 (4.50%) ASP.NET
10 32 (4.11%) SOAP
11 30 (3.86%) J2EE
12 29 (3.73%) RESTful
13 27 (3.47%) JSON
14 25 (3.21%) FIX Protocol
14 25 (3.21%) CSS3
15 24 (3.08%) Middleware
16 22 (2.83%) Hibernate
16 22 (2.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 132 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (14.14%) Mathematics
3 60 (7.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 59 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 57 (7.33%) Physics
6 55 (7.07%) Derivative
7 35 (4.50%) Equities
8 33 (4.24%) Mobile App
9 31 (3.98%) User Experience
10 27 (3.47%) Visualisation
11 23 (2.96%) Data Structures
12 20 (2.57%) Algorithms
12 20 (2.57%) Fixed Income
13 19 (2.44%) Data Centre
14 18 (2.31%) Statistics
15 14 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.80%) Social Media
16 12 (1.54%) Economics
16 12 (1.54%) PMI
16 12 (1.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 144 (18.51%) Linux
2 122 (15.68%) UNIX
3 82 (10.54%) Windows
4 72 (9.25%) Apple iOS
5 57 (7.33%) Android
6 13 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.39%) Solaris
10 3 (0.39%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.26%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (14.01%) SDLC
3 106 (13.62%) OO
4 83 (10.67%) Software Engineering
5 72 (9.25%) Analytics
6 70 (9.00%) ITIL
7 69 (8.87%) Project Management
7 69 (8.87%) TDD
8 66 (8.48%) Scrum
9 59 (7.58%) Data Modelling
10 58 (7.46%) Low Latency
11 55 (7.07%) Multithreading
12 50 (6.43%) MVC
13 48 (6.17%) iOS Development
14 47 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (5.53%) Web Development
15 43 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.27%) ETL
17 39 (5.01%) Open Source
18 37 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 242 (31.11%) SQL
2 237 (30.46%) Java
3 132 (16.97%) JavaScript
4 129 (16.58%) C#
5 102 (13.11%) C++
5 102 (13.11%) Python
6 55 (7.07%) PHP
7 49 (6.30%) Perl
8 40 (5.14%) C
9 22 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.06%) Ruby
12 15 (1.93%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.80%) R
14 10 (1.29%) VBA
14 10 (1.29%) Scala
15 8 (1.03%) PHP5
16 6 (0.77%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 614 (78.92%) Degree
2 33 (4.24%) PhD
3 24 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.57%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.19%) CCNP
7 16 (2.06%) ISEB
8 15 (1.93%) CCNA
9 11 (1.41%) CISSP
10 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.16%) PMP
12 8 (1.03%) CISM
12 8 (1.03%) MCSE
13 7 (0.90%) CISA
13 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.77%) Security Cleared
14 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.64%) CCIE
16 4 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.30%) QA
2 13 (1.67%) SLA
3 10 (1.29%) COBIT
4 6 (0.77%) EMIR
5 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.26%) MiFID
8 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.26%) COREP
8 2 (0.26%) FINREP
8 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.13%) Basel III
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
System Software
1 25 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) vSphere
3 4 (0.51%) Varnish
3 4 (0.51%) Docker
4 3 (0.39%) Xen
4 3 (0.39%) vCloud
5 2 (0.26%) KVM
5 2 (0.26%) HDFS
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenServer
6 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.13%) Samba
6 1 (0.13%) Snort
6 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.16%) Puppet
3 8 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.64%) OPNET
5 4 (0.51%) Ansible
5 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.39%) Nagios
6 3 (0.39%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.26%) SCCM
7 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.26%) yum
8 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 146 (18.77%) Oracle
2 102 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.98%) HP
3 31 (3.98%) Cisco
4 29 (3.73%) Sybase
5 25 (3.21%) Google
6 17 (2.19%) Adobe
7 16 (2.06%) SAP
7 16 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.80%) Splunk
9 12 (1.54%) Zend
10 11 (1.41%) VMware
10 11 (1.41%) Tableau
11 10 (1.29%) Citrix
11 10 (1.29%) Avaya
12 9 (1.16%) BMC
13 8 (1.03%) Genesys
13 8 (1.03%) Informatica
13 8 (1.03%) Symantec
13 8 (1.03%) Tandberg
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £380 to £430 per day £380 - £430 a day - 12 month rolling contrac
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Feltham
Cisco Systems Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Feltham
Cisco Systems Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Rate: £35,319 - £41,553 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - 600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago