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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 152 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 365 469 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.94% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.22% 5.19% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 312 366
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.54 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.66 £87.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.72 £47.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +49.60%
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
8642 9041 9846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 37.31% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5966 6040 6719
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £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 153 186 193
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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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 +10 83 £500 +17.64% 103
Uxbridge +9 4 £480 +242.85%
Feltham - 4 - -
Canary Wharf -11 3 £450 -18.18%
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Docklands, London -13 2 £653 +4.40%
Hammersmith - 2 £475 - 1
Croydon - 2 £363 -
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Twickenham - 1 £375 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 602 (77.58%) Degree
2 259 (33.38%) Finance
3 250 (32.22%) SQL
4 233 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
5 225 (28.99%) Java
6 155 (19.97%) Linux
7 144 (18.56%) JavaScript
8 141 (18.17%) Oracle
9 133 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 125 (16.11%) C#
11 121 (15.59%) UNIX
12 119 (15.34%) Banking
13 118 (15.21%) HTML
13 118 (15.21%) SQL Server
14 116 (14.95%) OO
15 114 (14.69%) Mathematics
16 112 (14.43%) Python
17 106 (13.66%) C++
18 99 (12.76%) .NET
19 94 (12.11%) Web Services
20 93 (11.98%) SDLC
21 87 (11.21%) Windows
22 85 (10.95%) Microsoft
23 81 (10.44%) CSS
24 79 (10.18%) TDD
25 78 (10.05%) Scrum
25 78 (10.05%) Analytics
26 76 (9.79%) XML
27 70 (9.02%) Front Office
28 69 (8.89%) Investment Banking

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 52 (6.70%) Apache
2 42 (5.41%) Node.js
3 35 (4.51%) CMS
4 25 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.45%) SAS
6 16 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (1.80%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.42%) IIS
10 10 (1.29%) Apache Pig
11 9 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.03%) JBoss
12 8 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.90%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.90%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.77%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 66 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.99%) MS Office
3 22 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.64%) MS Project
6 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.39%) SPSS
8 2 (0.26%) Maya
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) WebTrends
1 5 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.26%) MultiFonds
4 2 (0.26%) RMDS
4 2 (0.26%) Radian6
4 2 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.13%) HFM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.29%) SaaS
3 9 (1.16%) GitHub
4 7 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.77%) Force.com
5 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.64%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.52%) IaaS
7 4 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.52%) Office 365
7 4 (0.52%) Boomi
8 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.39%) Taleo
8 3 (0.39%) Heroku
9 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.61%) Internet
2 24 (3.09%) HTTP
3 23 (2.96%) Firewall
4 20 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.19%) VoIP
6 16 (2.06%) VPN
7 14 (1.80%) DHCP
7 14 (1.80%) SSL
8 13 (1.68%) DNS
9 12 (1.55%) Network Security
10 10 (1.29%) LDAP
10 10 (1.29%) ISDN
10 10 (1.29%) CTI
10 10 (1.29%) Intranet
10 10 (1.29%) H.323
11 8 (1.03%) OSPF
11 8 (1.03%) BGP
11 8 (1.03%) EIGRP
11 8 (1.03%) LAN
11 8 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.51%) MySQL
3 62 (7.99%) Relational Database
4 51 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (4.51%) Big Data
6 33 (4.25%) Hadoop
7 30 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.61%) Oracle Database
9 20 (2.58%) Apache Hive
9 20 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.32%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.19%) DB2
13 16 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (1.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 39 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.90%) Subversion
2 38 (4.90%) Maven
3 37 (4.77%) JIRA
4 25 (3.22%) JUnit
5 23 (2.96%) Selenium
5 23 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.55%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.42%) Ant
10 9 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.90%) Hudson
12 6 (0.77%) Grunt
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.77%) RSpec
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.64%) WebLOAD
13 5 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 259 (33.38%) Finance
2 119 (15.34%) Banking
3 70 (9.02%) Front Office
4 69 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 45 (5.80%) Telecoms
6 42 (5.41%) Marketing
7 18 (2.32%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.93%) Advertising
9 14 (1.80%) Games
10 12 (1.55%) Legal
11 9 (1.16%) Automotive
11 9 (1.16%) Back Office
12 8 (1.03%) Publishing
13 5 (0.64%) Retail
13 5 (0.64%) Electronics
13 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.52%) Billing
15 3 (0.39%) Law
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 375 (48.32%) Developer
2 95 (12.24%) Analyst
3 61 (7.86%) Java Developer
4 45 (5.80%) Architect
5 42 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 37 (4.77%) C# Developer
7 36 (4.64%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.51%) C++ Developer
9 30 (3.87%) Python Developer
10 26 (3.35%) iOS Developer
11 24 (3.09%) .NET Developer
12 23 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
13 21 (2.71%) Quantitative Developer
13 21 (2.71%) Project Manager
13 21 (2.71%) Programmer
14 19 (2.45%) Consultant
14 19 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (2.32%) Data Scientist
15 18 (2.32%) Applications Support
16 17 (2.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (15.21%) HTML
2 99 (12.76%) .NET
3 94 (12.11%) Web Services
4 81 (10.44%) CSS
5 76 (9.79%) XML
6 65 (8.38%) jQuery
7 63 (8.12%) HTML5
8 55 (7.09%) REST
9 42 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 36 (4.64%) SOAP
11 32 (4.12%) Spring
11 32 (4.12%) CSS3
12 31 (3.99%) Middleware
13 30 (3.87%) ASP.NET
13 30 (3.87%) RESTful
14 28 (3.61%) WPF
15 25 (3.22%) J2EE
16 24 (3.09%) JSON
17 22 (2.84%) FIX Protocol
17 22 (2.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 133 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (14.69%) Mathematics
3 60 (7.73%) Management Information System
4 56 (7.22%) Physics
5 45 (5.80%) Derivative
6 42 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (4.90%) User Experience
8 33 (4.25%) Visualisation
9 32 (4.12%) Mobile App
9 32 (4.12%) Equities
10 27 (3.48%) Algorithms
11 26 (3.35%) Statistics
12 22 (2.84%) Fixed Income
12 22 (2.84%) Data Structures
13 19 (2.45%) Economics
13 19 (2.45%) Data Centre
14 16 (2.06%) PMI
15 15 (1.93%) Social Media
15 15 (1.93%) CMDB
16 11 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 155 (19.97%) Linux
2 121 (15.59%) UNIX
3 87 (11.21%) Windows
4 59 (7.60%) Apple iOS
5 41 (5.28%) Android
6 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) VMS
9 2 (0.26%) AIX
9 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (14.95%) OO
3 93 (11.98%) SDLC
4 79 (10.18%) TDD
5 78 (10.05%) Scrum
5 78 (10.05%) Analytics
6 68 (8.76%) Software Engineering
7 65 (8.38%) ITIL
8 64 (8.25%) Project Management
9 57 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (6.83%) Data Modelling
12 52 (6.70%) Unit Testing
13 50 (6.44%) Low Latency
14 47 (6.06%) Open Source
14 47 (6.06%) MVC
15 46 (5.93%) Web Development
16 44 (5.67%) Multithreading
17 43 (5.54%) Automated Testing
18 40 (5.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 250 (32.22%) SQL
2 225 (28.99%) Java
3 144 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 125 (16.11%) C#
5 112 (14.43%) Python
6 106 (13.66%) C++
7 56 (7.22%) PHP
8 51 (6.57%) Perl
9 39 (5.03%) C
10 27 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.84%) R
14 21 (2.71%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.06%) Scala
15 16 (2.06%) Ruby
16 15 (1.93%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.16%) VBA
18 8 (1.03%) Bash Shell
19 7 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 602 (77.58%) Degree
2 34 (4.38%) PhD
3 24 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.84%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.58%) ISTQB
6 18 (2.32%) CCNP
7 16 (2.06%) ISEB
8 15 (1.93%) CCNA
9 9 (1.16%) CISSP
10 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.90%) CISM
11 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.77%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.77%) PMP
12 6 (0.77%) MCSE
13 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.64%) CCIE
13 5 (0.64%) CISA
14 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.57%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) COBIT
3 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.77%) SLA
4 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.52%) EMIR
7 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.39%) MiFID
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) Basel III
9 1 (0.13%) COREP
9 1 (0.13%) FINREP
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.03%) Docker
3 6 (0.77%) HDFS
4 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.52%) Varnish
6 2 (0.26%) Xen
6 2 (0.26%) XenApp
6 2 (0.26%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.13%) Snort
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.29%) Puppet
3 8 (1.03%) Ansible
4 7 (0.90%) Oozie
4 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.77%) OPNET
6 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.52%) Nagios
6 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.26%) SCCM
8 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.13%) Nmap
9 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) WSUS
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 141 (18.17%) Oracle
2 85 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.38%) Cisco
4 28 (3.61%) Sybase
5 24 (3.09%) Google
6 23 (2.96%) HP
7 15 (1.93%) Tableau
8 14 (1.80%) Splunk
8 14 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.80%) Adobe
9 12 (1.55%) SAP
10 11 (1.42%) Informatica
10 11 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.42%) Zend
11 10 (1.29%) Apple
11 10 (1.29%) Avaya
12 9 (1.16%) Solace
12 9 (1.16%) F5
13 8 (1.03%) Tandberg
13 8 (1.03%) TIBCO
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Tech
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £900 to £1,300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £457.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - 475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago