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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 165 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 325 420 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.88% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.04% 5.19% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 288 335
Median daily rate £454 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Median hourly rate £16.01 £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.96% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.72 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.84 £28.00 £48.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
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
8049 8088 8570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 36.28% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5745 5552 6023
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 154
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 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 27 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 +22 63 £425 -15.00% 89
Croydon - 7 £433 -
Docklands, London - 3 £430 -
Bromley -12 2 £125 -44.44% 1
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Hayes - 1 £388 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 567 (76.42%) Degree
2 276 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (32.88%) Java
4 241 (32.48%) Finance
5 191 (25.74%) JavaScript
6 190 (25.61%) SQL
7 154 (20.75%) Python
8 153 (20.62%) OO
9 152 (20.49%) HTML
10 134 (18.06%) C#
11 120 (16.17%) Linux
12 116 (15.63%) CSS
13 114 (15.36%) Windows
14 111 (14.96%) Mathematics
15 105 (14.15%) Scrum
16 101 (13.61%) C++
16 101 (13.61%) Microsoft
17 99 (13.34%) .NET
18 96 (12.94%) TDD
18 96 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
19 95 (12.80%) Software Engineering
20 94 (12.67%) Oracle
20 94 (12.67%) Web Services
21 90 (12.13%) Banking
22 85 (11.46%) Front Office
23 83 (11.19%) SQL Server
23 83 (11.19%) HTML5
24 78 (10.51%) RESTful
25 74 (9.97%) Project Management
26 72 (9.70%) Analytics

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 48 (6.47%) Node.js
2 26 (3.50%) CMS
3 25 (3.37%) Apache Spark
4 22 (2.96%) Apache
5 21 (2.83%) IIS
6 20 (2.70%) MS Exchange
7 19 (2.56%) Confluence
7 19 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.29%) SAS
9 16 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.21%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.08%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.08%) Skype for Business
14 7 (0.94%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.29%) MS Office
3 13 (1.75%) SPSS
4 11 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.54%) MS Project
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.13%) Mingle
8 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) RMDS
1 3 (0.40%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.75%) SaaS
4 11 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (1.48%) GitHub
5 10 (1.35%) PaaS
6 9 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.94%) Office 365
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.81%) IaaS
9 5 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.27%) Boomi
11 2 (0.27%) Force.com
12 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.76%) HTTP
2 35 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 32 (4.31%) Firewall
4 29 (3.91%) DNS
5 24 (3.23%) Internet
6 23 (3.10%) VPN
7 19 (2.56%) DHCP
8 16 (2.16%) LDAP
9 15 (2.02%) VoIP
10 11 (1.48%) LAN
11 9 (1.21%) BGP
11 9 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.21%) OSPF
11 9 (1.21%) SAN
11 9 (1.21%) WAN
12 8 (1.08%) Multicast
12 8 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.94%) EIGRP
13 7 (0.94%) HSRP
13 7 (0.94%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.68%) MySQL
3 50 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 41 (5.53%) Big Data
6 31 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 30 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 24 (3.23%) Apache Hive
9 24 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 24 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 22 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.70%) Redis
11 20 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (2.16%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.48%) HBase
17 10 (1.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 71 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.55%) JIRA
3 33 (4.45%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.77%) Maven
5 22 (2.96%) Subversion
6 19 (2.56%) Xcode
7 18 (2.43%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.29%) JUnit
9 12 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.35%) gulp
12 9 (1.21%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.08%) Mockito
14 7 (0.94%) Grunt
15 6 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.81%) Mocha
15 6 (0.81%) Selenium
16 5 (0.67%) NUnit
16 5 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 241 (32.48%) Finance
2 90 (12.13%) Banking
3 85 (11.46%) Front Office
4 44 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.10%) Retail
7 21 (2.83%) Marketing
8 18 (2.43%) Games
9 13 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.62%) Legal
11 11 (1.48%) Publishing
12 10 (1.35%) Back Office
12 10 (1.35%) Electronics
13 8 (1.08%) Advertising
13 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.67%) Law
15 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.54%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 344 (46.36%) Developer
2 74 (9.97%) Analyst
3 73 (9.84%) Java Developer
4 53 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 44 (5.93%) C# Developer
6 41 (5.53%) Senior Developer
7 37 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 31 (4.18%) Architect
9 29 (3.91%) .NET Developer
10 27 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 27 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 26 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (3.50%) iOS Developer
12 23 (3.10%) Consultant
13 22 (2.96%) Data Scientist
14 19 (2.56%) HTML Developer
14 19 (2.56%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.56%) Web Developer
15 18 (2.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (20.49%) HTML
2 116 (15.63%) CSS
3 99 (13.34%) .NET
4 94 (12.67%) Web Services
5 83 (11.19%) HTML5
6 78 (10.51%) RESTful
7 70 (9.43%) jQuery
7 70 (9.43%) XML
8 69 (9.30%) AngularJS
9 58 (7.82%) REST
10 47 (6.33%) JSON
11 40 (5.39%) React
12 38 (5.12%) ASP.NET
12 38 (5.12%) SOAP
13 34 (4.58%) CSS3
13 34 (4.58%) Spring
14 27 (3.64%) J2EE
14 27 (3.64%) Middleware
15 21 (2.83%) Express
15 21 (2.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.96%) Mathematics
2 96 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (7.95%) Algorithms
4 52 (7.01%) User Experience
5 46 (6.20%) Management Information System
6 41 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (4.99%) Hedge funds
8 36 (4.85%) Data Structures
9 33 (4.45%) Physics
10 26 (3.50%) iPad
11 25 (3.37%) Statistics
12 21 (2.83%) Data Centre
13 20 (2.70%) Mobile App
14 19 (2.56%) Derivative
14 19 (2.56%) iPhone
15 18 (2.43%) Economics
15 18 (2.43%) Fintech
16 17 (2.29%) Fixed Income
17 14 (1.89%) Equities
17 14 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (16.17%) Linux
2 114 (15.36%) Windows
3 69 (9.30%) Unix
4 38 (5.12%) Apple iOS
5 36 (4.85%) Windows Server
6 27 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.16%) Android
8 16 (2.16%) Solaris
9 12 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.40%) AIX
14 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (20.62%) OO
3 105 (14.15%) Scrum
4 96 (12.94%) TDD
5 95 (12.80%) Software Engineering
6 74 (9.97%) Project Management
7 72 (9.70%) Analytics
8 61 (8.22%) E-Commerce
9 53 (7.14%) OOD
10 52 (7.01%) Multithreading
10 52 (7.01%) Unit Testing
11 51 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (6.74%) BDD
13 48 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (6.47%) Low Latency
14 46 (6.20%) Web Development
15 42 (5.66%) Front End Development
16 40 (5.39%) MVC
17 39 (5.26%) Risk Management
17 39 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 244 (32.88%) Java
2 191 (25.74%) JavaScript
3 190 (25.61%) SQL
4 154 (20.75%) Python
5 134 (18.06%) C#
6 101 (13.61%) C++
7 34 (4.58%) PHP
8 33 (4.45%) Objective-C
9 29 (3.91%) C
9 29 (3.91%) Scala
10 19 (2.56%) R
10 19 (2.56%) Ruby
11 16 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.89%) Perl
13 12 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.62%) VBA
14 11 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.21%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 567 (76.42%) Degree
2 37 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (4.04%) MCSE
5 22 (2.96%) CCNA
6 19 (2.56%) CISSP
7 15 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.89%) PhD
9 11 (1.48%) MCITP
9 11 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.35%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.35%) PMP
10 10 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.21%) CCNP
11 9 (1.21%) MCSA
12 7 (0.94%) SAS Certification
13 6 (0.81%) CISM
14 5 (0.67%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.67%) CCIE
14 5 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.74%) QA
2 14 (1.89%) MiFID
3 9 (1.21%) SLA
4 6 (0.81%) COBIT
4 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.67%) ISO27005
5 5 (0.67%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.54%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.54%) COSO
6 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.54%) UCITS
7 2 (0.27%) CDISC
7 2 (0.27%) GCP
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.50%) Docker
3 16 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.21%) vSphere
5 7 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (0.81%) LXC
7 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.54%) NDS
7 4 (0.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.40%) XenApp
9 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (2.16%) Puppet
2 10 (1.35%) SCOM
3 9 (1.21%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.21%) SCCM
4 6 (0.81%) Ansible
4 6 (0.81%) Oozie
5 3 (0.40%) Control-M
6 2 (0.27%) EnCase
6 2 (0.27%) Jitterbit
6 2 (0.27%) logstash
6 2 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.13%) Graylog
7 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) Mesos
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 101 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 94 (12.67%) Oracle
3 42 (5.66%) Cisco
4 29 (3.91%) IBM
5 25 (3.37%) VMware
6 19 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.29%) Apple
8 15 (2.02%) EMC
8 15 (2.02%) Google
8 15 (2.02%) Tableau
9 13 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.75%) Sybase
10 12 (1.62%) Citrix
10 12 (1.62%) Juniper
11 11 (1.48%) BEA
11 11 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.35%) HP
12 10 (1.35%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.35%) Splunk
13 8 (1.08%) Mapinfo
London
Energon Global
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London Victoria
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Rate: £30,595 - £31,582 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Candidate Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day according to experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago