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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / London
Rank 117 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 405 468 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 2.23% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.87% 6.16% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 305 288
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +51.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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
6904 7592 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.12% 36.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4765 5239 5364
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -12 66 £550 +15.78% 105
Canary Wharf +8 12 £500 -24.52%
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Croydon -6 3 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 5
Osterley - 2 £438 -
Hammersmith +1 1 £500 -13.04%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 645 (71.11%) Degree
2 409 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (29.11%) Java
4 260 (28.67%) Finance
5 247 (27.23%) JavaScript
6 235 (25.91%) SQL
7 216 (23.81%) Python
8 188 (20.73%) HTML
9 178 (19.63%) Scrum
10 166 (18.30%) Linux
11 155 (17.09%) C#
12 153 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
13 147 (16.21%) AngularJS
14 145 (15.99%) Mathematics
15 139 (15.33%) CSS
16 130 (14.33%) Banking
17 129 (14.22%) Software Engineering
18 118 (13.01%) TDD
19 117 (12.90%) Open Source
20 108 (11.91%) OO
21 106 (11.69%) HTML5
22 104 (11.47%) C++
23 102 (11.25%) .NET
23 102 (11.25%) Analytics
24 101 (11.14%) Windows
25 99 (10.92%) REST
26 94 (10.36%) BDD
26 94 (10.36%) Oracle
27 90 (9.92%) Hadoop
27 90 (9.92%) User Experience

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 62 (6.84%) Apache Spark
2 36 (3.97%) Confluence
3 35 (3.86%) Apache
4 24 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.54%) JBoss
5 23 (2.54%) SAS
6 21 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 19 (2.09%) Apache Pig
9 17 (1.87%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.54%) IIS
11 13 (1.43%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (1.32%) CMS
13 10 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.88%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.88%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 40 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.54%) MS Office
3 11 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.10%) SPSS
5 4 (0.44%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.33%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
6 3 (0.33%) Stata
6 3 (0.33%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.98%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.22%) Relativity
3 2 (0.22%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.11%) HFM
4 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.11%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 78 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.84%) GitHub
3 32 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (2.54%) Heroku
5 18 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.54%) Office 365
7 13 (1.43%) SaaS
8 12 (1.32%) PaaS
9 8 (0.88%) IaaS
10 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.44%) Google Play
12 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.33%) Flurry Analytics
12 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.22%) Force.com
13 2 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.86%) Internet
2 30 (3.31%) HTTP
3 27 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.43%) Firewall
5 20 (2.21%) SSL
6 18 (1.98%) DNS
7 14 (1.54%) SAN
8 12 (1.32%) LDAP
9 11 (1.21%) Network Security
10 10 (1.10%) VLAN
11 9 (0.99%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.99%) NAS
12 6 (0.66%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.66%) Multicast
12 6 (0.66%) VPN
12 6 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.55%) FTP
13 5 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.55%) SSH
13 5 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.92%) Hadoop
2 82 (9.04%) SQL Server
3 81 (8.93%) Big Data
4 52 (5.73%) MySQL
5 46 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 40 (4.41%) Apache Hive
8 34 (3.75%) MongoDB
9 27 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.76%) Relational Database
11 23 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (2.32%) QlikView
13 17 (1.87%) HBase
14 16 (1.76%) Data Mining
14 16 (1.76%) Impala
15 13 (1.43%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (7.72%) Git (software)
1 70 (7.72%) JIRA
2 58 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.97%) Maven
4 28 (3.09%) Vagrant
5 25 (2.76%) Subversion
6 24 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 18 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.87%) JUnit
9 16 (1.76%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.76%) Gradle
10 14 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.43%) IntelliJ
12 12 (1.32%) Bower
12 12 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (1.21%) Selenium
14 10 (1.10%) gulp
14 10 (1.10%) Xcode
15 9 (0.99%) Bundler
16 8 (0.88%) Grunt
General
1 260 (28.67%) Finance
2 130 (14.33%) Banking
3 60 (6.62%) Retail
4 56 (6.17%) Front Office
5 46 (5.07%) Marketing
6 45 (4.96%) Investment Banking
7 36 (3.97%) Telecoms
8 32 (3.53%) Publishing
9 27 (2.98%) Financial Institution
10 26 (2.87%) Games
11 20 (2.21%) Back Office
12 19 (2.09%) Legal
13 6 (0.66%) Law
14 4 (0.44%) Czech Language
14 4 (0.44%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.33%) French Language
15 3 (0.33%) German Language
15 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.33%) Polish Language
15 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 428 (47.19%) Developer
2 94 (10.36%) Java Developer
3 81 (8.93%) Architect
4 75 (8.27%) Analyst
5 65 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 56 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.95%) Data Scientist
8 52 (5.73%) Python Developer
9 48 (5.29%) C# Developer
10 43 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 33 (3.64%) C++ Developer
11 33 (3.64%) Consultant
12 29 (3.20%) HTML Developer
13 26 (2.87%) .NET Developer
14 24 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (2.43%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 21 (2.32%) Scala Developer
17 20 (2.21%) Angular Developer
17 20 (2.21%) Data Engineer
18 19 (2.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (20.73%) HTML
2 147 (16.21%) AngularJS
3 139 (15.33%) CSS
4 106 (11.69%) HTML5
5 102 (11.25%) .NET
6 99 (10.92%) REST
7 79 (8.71%) Web Services
7 79 (8.71%) XML
8 75 (8.27%) React
9 64 (7.06%) Spring
10 63 (6.95%) Node.js
11 62 (6.84%) CSS3
12 54 (5.95%) RESTful
13 45 (4.96%) JSON
14 42 (4.63%) jQuery
15 41 (4.52%) Hibernate
16 38 (4.19%) Ember.js
16 38 (4.19%) J2EE
17 33 (3.64%) SOAP
18 31 (3.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 153 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (15.99%) Mathematics
3 90 (9.92%) User Experience
4 69 (7.61%) Statistics
5 65 (7.17%) Algorithms
6 63 (6.95%) Management Information System
7 57 (6.28%) Fixed Income
8 52 (5.73%) Visualisation
9 43 (4.74%) Virtual Team
10 37 (4.08%) Derivative
11 29 (3.20%) Data Structures
11 29 (3.20%) Physics
12 27 (2.98%) Fintech
13 26 (2.87%) Equities
13 26 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (2.43%) Mobile App
15 20 (2.21%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (2.09%) Data Centre
16 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (1.87%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 166 (18.30%) Linux
2 101 (11.14%) Windows
3 58 (6.39%) Unix
4 36 (3.97%) Android
4 36 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.65%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.32%) CentOS
6 12 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.66%) Solaris
7 6 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.44%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (19.63%) Scrum
3 129 (14.22%) Software Engineering
4 118 (13.01%) TDD
5 117 (12.90%) Open Source
6 108 (11.91%) OO
7 102 (11.25%) Analytics
8 94 (10.36%) BDD
9 81 (8.93%) DevOps
10 68 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (7.28%) SDLC
12 64 (7.06%) Project Management
13 59 (6.50%) Data Modelling
14 58 (6.39%) Machine Learning
15 57 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (6.28%) E-Commerce
16 56 (6.17%) MVC
17 54 (5.95%) Migration
18 49 (5.40%) Front End Development
18 49 (5.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 264 (29.11%) Java
2 247 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 235 (25.91%) SQL
4 216 (23.81%) Python
5 155 (17.09%) C#
6 104 (11.47%) C++
7 76 (8.38%) Scala
8 69 (7.61%) R
9 59 (6.50%) C
10 39 (4.30%) PHP
11 34 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.87%) Ruby
14 23 (2.54%) Perl
15 21 (2.32%) Objective-C
15 21 (2.32%) T-SQL
16 20 (2.21%) TypeScript
17 18 (1.98%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.98%) VBA
18 16 (1.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 645 (71.11%) Degree
2 49 (5.40%) PhD
3 33 (3.64%) CISSP
4 26 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.87%) ISEB
7 15 (1.65%) CCNA
7 15 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.54%) CISM
8 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.32%) CCNP
10 11 (1.21%) CISA
11 10 (1.10%) ISSAP
11 10 (1.10%) PMI Certification
11 10 (1.10%) RHCE
12 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.88%) GIAC
12 8 (0.88%) PMP
12 8 (0.88%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.84%) QA
2 12 (1.32%) Actionable Recommendations
2 12 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) MiFID
5 5 (0.55%) SLA
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.33%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.22%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.22%) SDET
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) GCP
8 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 45 (4.96%) Docker
2 37 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (2.54%) HDFS
6 11 (1.21%) KVM
7 10 (1.10%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.99%) NFS
9 8 (0.88%) iptables
9 8 (0.88%) XenServer
10 7 (0.77%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.44%) vSphere
12 3 (0.33%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.33%) vCloud
12 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (0.22%) XenApp
13 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (3.42%) Puppet
3 13 (1.43%) Ansible
4 9 (0.99%) logstash
4 9 (0.99%) Oozie
5 8 (0.88%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.66%) Kibana
6 6 (0.66%) QRadar
7 5 (0.55%) Mesos
7 5 (0.55%) Nagios
7 5 (0.55%) vMotion
7 5 (0.55%) vRealize
8 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.44%) SCCM
8 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
9 3 (0.33%) Graphite
9 3 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 94 (10.36%) Oracle
2 66 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.07%) VMware
4 29 (3.20%) Adobe
5 28 (3.09%) Tableau
6 25 (2.76%) Sybase
7 24 (2.65%) IBM
8 23 (2.54%) Splunk
9 21 (2.32%) ION Trading
10 19 (2.09%) Google
10 19 (2.09%) TIBCO
11 18 (1.98%) SAP
12 17 (1.87%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.87%) Cloudera
13 15 (1.65%) Informatica
14 14 (1.54%) Apple
14 14 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.43%) Cisco
16 11 (1.21%) HP
17 9 (0.99%) Teradata
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