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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 169 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 349 421 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.89% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.22% 5.17% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 267 345
Median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Median hourly rate £16.26 £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.71% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £15.19 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.84 £26.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+31.32% -12.67%
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
8278 8142 8971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.24% 36.46% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5925 5516 6291
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 162
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 57 £450 - 73
Croydon - 7 £433 -
Bromley -12 4 £125 -44.44%
Hammersmith +4 2 £475 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £430 -
Westminster - 2 £500 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Hayes - 1 £388 -
Southall - 1 £375 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 610 (75.68%) Degree
2 282 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (33.50%) Java
4 260 (32.26%) Finance
5 208 (25.81%) SQL
6 207 (25.68%) JavaScript
7 184 (22.83%) Python
8 179 (22.21%) HTML
9 153 (18.98%) OO
10 148 (18.36%) Linux
11 134 (16.63%) C#
12 131 (16.25%) CSS
13 122 (15.14%) Mathematics
14 113 (14.02%) Windows
15 109 (13.52%) Scrum
16 108 (13.40%) C++
17 107 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
18 106 (13.15%) Software Engineering
19 103 (12.78%) Banking
20 102 (12.66%) Front Office
20 102 (12.66%) Oracle
21 99 (12.28%) .NET
21 99 (12.28%) HTML5
22 97 (12.03%) Web Services
23 96 (11.91%) TDD
24 92 (11.41%) Microsoft
25 88 (10.92%) SQL Server
26 83 (10.30%) Git (software)
27 82 (10.17%) RESTful
27 82 (10.17%) jQuery

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 (6.58%) Node.js
2 26 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 25 (3.10%) Apache
3 25 (3.10%) CMS
4 24 (2.98%) IIS
5 21 (2.61%) MS Exchange
6 20 (2.48%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.99%) Confluence
9 12 (1.49%) SAS
10 11 (1.36%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.12%) JBoss
13 8 (0.99%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.99%) Skype for Business
14 7 (0.87%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.87%) LiveCycle
14 7 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.48%) MS Office
3 15 (1.86%) SPSS
4 11 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.62%) MS Project
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.12%) Mingle
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) RMDS
2 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.12%) HFM
3 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.86%) GitHub
2 15 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.61%) SaaS
5 11 (1.36%) Office 365
6 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.87%) PaaS
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.25%) Boomi
10 2 (0.25%) Force.com
10 2 (0.25%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.06%) HTTP
2 40 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 35 (4.34%) Firewall
4 31 (3.85%) Internet
5 27 (3.35%) DNS
6 25 (3.10%) VPN
7 16 (1.99%) DHCP
7 16 (1.99%) LDAP
7 16 (1.99%) VoIP
8 11 (1.36%) BGP
8 11 (1.36%) OSPF
9 10 (1.24%) LAN
9 10 (1.24%) WAN
10 9 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.12%) Network Security
11 8 (0.99%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.99%) IPsec
11 8 (0.99%) Multicast
11 8 (0.99%) SAN
11 8 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.19%) MySQL
3 58 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 46 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 44 (5.46%) Big Data
6 34 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (4.09%) MongoDB
8 31 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 27 (3.35%) Data Mining
11 25 (3.10%) Oracle Database
12 23 (2.85%) Apache Hive
13 22 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (2.73%) Redis
13 22 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 83 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.70%) JIRA
3 37 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.60%) Maven
5 25 (3.10%) Subversion
6 18 (2.23%) JUnit
6 18 (2.23%) Xcode
7 12 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.24%) gulp
9 10 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.99%) Mockito
10 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.87%) Hudson
12 6 (0.74%) Grunt
12 6 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 260 (32.26%) Finance
2 103 (12.78%) Banking
3 102 (12.66%) Front Office
4 50 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.98%) Marketing
6 24 (2.98%) Retail
7 18 (2.23%) Electronics
7 18 (2.23%) Games
8 15 (1.86%) Back Office
8 15 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.74%) Publishing
10 11 (1.36%) Legal
11 9 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.99%) Advertising
13 4 (0.50%) Law
13 4 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Bulgarian Language
Job Titles
1 389 (48.26%) Developer
2 84 (10.42%) Java Developer
3 77 (9.55%) Analyst
4 66 (8.19%) Python Developer
5 44 (5.46%) C# Developer
6 41 (5.09%) Senior Developer
7 38 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 32 (3.97%) Architect
9 31 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 31 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (3.60%) Business Analyst
10 29 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (3.60%) SQL Developer
11 26 (3.23%) Consultant
12 25 (3.10%) Data Scientist
12 25 (3.10%) iOS Developer
13 24 (2.98%) HTML Developer
14 22 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 21 (2.61%) Project Manager
16 20 (2.48%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (22.21%) HTML
2 131 (16.25%) CSS
3 99 (12.28%) .NET
3 99 (12.28%) HTML5
4 97 (12.03%) Web Services
5 82 (10.17%) jQuery
5 82 (10.17%) RESTful
6 77 (9.55%) AngularJS
7 73 (9.06%) XML
8 55 (6.82%) REST
9 46 (5.71%) JSON
10 45 (5.58%) React
11 40 (4.96%) CSS3
12 39 (4.84%) ASP.NET
13 38 (4.71%) SOAP
14 35 (4.34%) Spring
15 31 (3.85%) Middleware
16 29 (3.60%) Django
17 23 (2.85%) J2EE
18 21 (2.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 122 (15.14%) Mathematics
2 107 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (7.57%) Algorithms
4 54 (6.70%) User Experience
5 46 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (4.84%) Hedge funds
8 38 (4.71%) Physics
9 34 (4.22%) Data Structures
10 33 (4.09%) Statistics
11 26 (3.23%) iPad
12 23 (2.85%) Derivative
13 20 (2.48%) Fixed Income
13 20 (2.48%) Mobile App
14 18 (2.23%) Equities
14 18 (2.23%) Fintech
14 18 (2.23%) iPhone
15 17 (2.11%) Economics
16 16 (1.99%) Data Centre
17 15 (1.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 148 (18.36%) Linux
2 113 (14.02%) Windows
3 78 (9.68%) Unix
4 36 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 34 (4.22%) Windows Server
6 27 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.99%) Android
8 15 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.49%) Solaris
11 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.37%) AIX
14 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.25%) VMS
15 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (18.98%) OO
3 109 (13.52%) Scrum
4 106 (13.15%) Software Engineering
5 96 (11.91%) TDD
6 76 (9.43%) Project Management
7 73 (9.06%) Analytics
8 64 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 60 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 57 (7.07%) Low Latency
12 56 (6.95%) Multithreading
13 53 (6.58%) Front End Development
14 52 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (6.45%) Web Development
15 51 (6.33%) BDD
16 48 (5.96%) SDLC
17 45 (5.58%) OOD
18 42 (5.21%) MVC
19 41 (5.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 270 (33.50%) Java
2 208 (25.81%) SQL
3 207 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 184 (22.83%) Python
5 134 (16.63%) C#
6 108 (13.40%) C++
7 42 (5.21%) PHP
8 31 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 31 (3.85%) Scala
9 30 (3.72%) Ruby
10 27 (3.35%) C
11 23 (2.85%) Perl
12 21 (2.61%) R
13 19 (2.36%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.61%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.36%) VBA
18 10 (1.24%) Clojure
18 10 (1.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 610 (75.68%) Degree
2 34 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (3.23%) MCSE
5 22 (2.73%) CCNA
6 17 (2.11%) CISSP
7 16 (1.99%) PhD
8 14 (1.74%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.36%) MCITP
10 11 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.12%) MCSA
12 8 (0.99%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.87%) CCNP
13 7 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.87%) PMP
13 7 (0.87%) SAS Certification
14 6 (0.74%) CISM
15 5 (0.62%) CCIE
15 5 (0.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.70%) QA
2 18 (2.23%) MiFID
3 15 (1.86%) SLA
4 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.50%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.50%) COBIT
6 4 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.50%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.50%) UCITS
7 3 (0.37%) ISO27005
7 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.25%) COSO
8 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.12%) SDET
System Software
1 41 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.72%) Docker
3 14 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.12%) vSphere
5 7 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (0.74%) LXC
6 6 (0.74%) XenApp
7 5 (0.62%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.62%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.37%) NDS
9 3 (0.37%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.12%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.36%) Puppet
3 10 (1.24%) Ansible
3 10 (1.24%) SCOM
4 8 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.74%) Oozie
6 5 (0.62%) SCCM
7 3 (0.37%) Control-M
7 3 (0.37%) EnCase
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.25%) Jitterbit
8 2 (0.25%) logstash
8 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.12%) Cacti
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 102 (12.66%) Oracle
2 92 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.09%) Cisco
4 28 (3.47%) IBM
5 26 (3.23%) VMware
6 19 (2.36%) Tableau
7 18 (2.23%) Google
8 17 (2.11%) Apple
8 17 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.86%) EMC
10 14 (1.74%) Sybase
11 13 (1.61%) Adobe
11 13 (1.61%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.49%) Juniper
12 12 (1.49%) Splunk
13 11 (1.36%) BEA
13 11 (1.36%) Citrix
13 11 (1.36%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.12%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Coded People
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + likely extension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago