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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 112 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 444 421 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 1.99% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.87% 5.49% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 288 293
Average daily rate £473 £464 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.87 £16.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.15% -59.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £16.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.11 £19.20 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 74 £450 - 103
Bromley - 4 £110 - 2
Canary Wharf -2 2 £463 -36.20%
Southall - 2 £375 -
Westminster - 2 £550 -
Ealing -5 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Mayfair - 1 £700 -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 688 (72.73%) Degree
2 310 (32.77%) Finance
3 294 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (30.97%) Java
5 288 (30.44%) SQL
6 248 (26.22%) JavaScript
7 218 (23.04%) HTML
8 213 (22.52%) Python
9 184 (19.45%) Linux
10 167 (17.65%) Mathematics
11 162 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
12 160 (16.91%) OO
13 156 (16.49%) C#
14 150 (15.86%) Software Engineering
15 143 (15.12%) CSS
16 141 (14.90%) Banking
17 138 (14.59%) HTML5
18 134 (14.16%) C++
19 133 (14.06%) Windows
20 120 (12.68%) .NET
21 116 (12.26%) Oracle
21 116 (12.26%) SQL Server
22 111 (11.73%) TDD
23 107 (11.31%) Scrum
24 106 (11.21%) Web Services
25 102 (10.78%) jQuery
25 102 (10.78%) Analytics
26 100 (10.57%) Unix
27 97 (10.25%) Front Office
27 97 (10.25%) Git (software)

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 66 (6.98%) Node.js
2 48 (5.07%) Apache
3 34 (3.59%) Apache Spark
4 25 (2.64%) CMS
4 25 (2.64%) SAS
5 19 (2.01%) IIS
5 19 (2.01%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.16%) Confluence
6 11 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.06%) Apache Pig
7 10 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.06%) JBoss
7 10 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.74%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.63%) WordPress
11 5 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.33%) SPSS
3 19 (2.01%) MS Office
4 10 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.63%) MS Project
6 5 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (0.21%) HFM
3 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) FastStats
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Relativity
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.01%) SaaS
4 13 (1.37%) GitHub
5 11 (1.16%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.95%) Office 365
7 8 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.63%) PaaS
10 5 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.32%) Boomi
12 2 (0.21%) IaaS
13 1 (0.11%) AdSense
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.87%) HTTP
2 55 (5.81%) Internet
3 41 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.70%) Firewall
5 27 (2.85%) DNS
6 25 (2.64%) VPN
7 16 (1.69%) DHCP
8 12 (1.27%) OSPF
9 11 (1.16%) BGP
9 11 (1.16%) Multicast
9 11 (1.16%) VoIP
10 10 (1.06%) IPsec
10 10 (1.06%) LDAP
11 8 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (0.85%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (0.85%) SSH
12 7 (0.74%) HSRP
12 7 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.67%) Hadoop
3 81 (8.56%) Relational Database
4 75 (7.93%) MySQL
5 60 (6.34%) Big Data
6 46 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (4.76%) Apache Hive
8 43 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 41 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (3.38%) NoSQL
11 31 (3.28%) Data Mining
11 31 (3.28%) RDBMS
12 30 (3.17%) Redis
13 25 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (2.01%) Oracle Database
18 18 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 17 (1.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 97 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 65 (6.87%) JIRA
3 43 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 41 (4.33%) Subversion
5 31 (3.28%) Maven
6 27 (2.85%) JUnit
7 18 (1.90%) Selenium
8 16 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 15 (1.59%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.48%) Mockito
11 13 (1.37%) Hudson
12 12 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.06%) Ant
13 10 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.06%) gulp
14 9 (0.95%) Grunt
15 8 (0.85%) Capybara
15 8 (0.85%) ERwin
16 6 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 310 (32.77%) Finance
2 141 (14.90%) Banking
3 97 (10.25%) Front Office
4 73 (7.72%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.70%) Retail
7 31 (3.28%) Marketing
8 29 (3.07%) Games
9 21 (2.22%) Advertising
9 21 (2.22%) Electronics
10 17 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.80%) Publishing
11 13 (1.37%) Legal
12 10 (1.06%) Back Office
13 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.32%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) German Language
15 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 459 (48.52%) Developer
2 96 (10.15%) Analyst
3 91 (9.62%) Python Developer
4 85 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 54 (5.71%) Architect
5 54 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 49 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
7 41 (4.33%) Senior Developer
8 35 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 35 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 32 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 31 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (3.28%) C++ Developer
11 29 (3.07%) HTML Developer
12 26 (2.75%) Consultant
12 26 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 24 (2.54%) Project Manager
14 23 (2.43%) Software Engineer
15 22 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (23.04%) HTML
2 143 (15.12%) CSS
3 138 (14.59%) HTML5
4 120 (12.68%) .NET
5 106 (11.21%) Web Services
6 102 (10.78%) jQuery
7 87 (9.20%) AngularJS
8 83 (8.77%) XML
9 61 (6.45%) RESTful
10 58 (6.13%) REST
11 55 (5.81%) Django
12 50 (5.29%) CSS3
13 47 (4.97%) ASP.NET
14 39 (4.12%) React
15 33 (3.49%) JSON
16 32 (3.38%) Middleware
16 32 (3.38%) SOAP
17 29 (3.07%) Spring
18 26 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (2.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 167 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 162 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.72%) Algorithms
4 61 (6.45%) Physics
5 58 (6.13%) Management Information System
6 51 (5.39%) User Experience
7 50 (5.29%) Statistics
8 45 (4.76%) Data Structures
9 39 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (3.91%) Derivative
11 31 (3.28%) Economics
12 28 (2.96%) Fintech
13 27 (2.85%) Equities
14 26 (2.75%) Hedge funds
14 26 (2.75%) Mobile App
15 22 (2.33%) Fixed Income
16 20 (2.11%) Visualisation
17 19 (2.01%) CMDB
18 15 (1.59%) Data Centre
19 13 (1.37%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 184 (19.45%) Linux
2 133 (14.06%) Windows
3 100 (10.57%) Unix
4 34 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.33%) Android
8 12 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.16%) Solaris
10 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.32%) AIX
11 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (16.91%) OO
3 150 (15.86%) Software Engineering
4 111 (11.73%) TDD
5 107 (11.31%) Scrum
6 102 (10.78%) Analytics
7 80 (8.46%) E-Commerce
8 77 (8.14%) Unit Testing
9 76 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (7.82%) Front End Development
11 73 (7.72%) Project Management
12 68 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
12 68 (7.19%) Low Latency
13 65 (6.87%) ITIL
14 63 (6.66%) SDLC
15 56 (5.92%) Multithreading
15 56 (5.92%) MVC
16 51 (5.39%) BDD
17 47 (4.97%) Electronic Trading
17 47 (4.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 293 (30.97%) Java
2 288 (30.44%) SQL
3 248 (26.22%) JavaScript
4 213 (22.52%) Python
5 156 (16.49%) C#
6 134 (14.16%) C++
7 48 (5.07%) PHP
8 40 (4.23%) C
8 40 (4.23%) Ruby
9 34 (3.59%) Perl
10 28 (2.96%) R
11 27 (2.85%) PowerShell
12 26 (2.75%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.01%) Scala
15 18 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.59%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.59%) VBA
17 14 (1.48%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 688 (72.73%) Degree
2 29 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.22%) CCNA
5 20 (2.11%) PhD
6 18 (1.90%) MCSE
7 14 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.48%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.27%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.16%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.06%) CISSP
11 10 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (1.06%) PMP
12 9 (0.95%) MCITP
13 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.74%) CCIE
14 7 (0.74%) ISEB
14 7 (0.74%) MCSA
14 7 (0.74%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.92%) QA
2 25 (2.64%) SLA
3 20 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.69%) MiFID
5 12 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.42%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.42%) COBIT
8 4 (0.42%) UCITS
9 2 (0.21%) EMIR
9 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.21%) SDET
10 1 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.11%) ISO19770
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.96%) Docker
3 8 (0.85%) vSphere
4 7 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 6 (0.63%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.53%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.53%) XenApp
7 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.32%) LXC
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.80%) Puppet
3 13 (1.37%) Ansible
4 11 (1.16%) Oozie
5 8 (0.85%) SCOM
5 8 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.74%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.63%) yum
8 4 (0.42%) SCCM
9 3 (0.32%) EnCase
9 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.21%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.21%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.21%) Kibana
10 2 (0.21%) logstash
10 2 (0.21%) Nagios
10 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 116 (12.26%) Oracle
2 93 (9.83%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.02%) Cisco
4 30 (3.17%) Tableau
5 28 (2.96%) ServiceNow
6 23 (2.43%) Google
6 23 (2.43%) SAP
7 22 (2.33%) Teradata
8 17 (1.80%) Adobe
8 17 (1.80%) Informatica
9 16 (1.69%) Sybase
9 16 (1.69%) VMware
10 14 (1.48%) EMC
10 14 (1.48%) IBM
11 13 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.16%) Juniper
12 11 (1.16%) Siebel
12 11 (1.16%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.06%) Perforce
13 10 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £580 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £175 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
City University London
Posted: 10 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Rate: £15,000 per annum 3 month fixed term contract
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Rate: £15,000 per annum 3 month fixed term contract
Posted: 15 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 27 days ago