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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / London
Rank 103 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 448 437 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.31% 2.04% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.73% 5.92% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 298 292
Median daily rate £550 £474 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £296 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £27.58 £19.12 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.25% +19.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

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
6654 7381 7499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.35% 34.43% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4613 5189 5199
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 £315 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 143
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £35.36 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -9 62 £538 +13.15% 94
Canary Wharf +11 11 £438 +16.66%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Hammersmith -2 1 £500 +5.26%
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 £450 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 638 (69.50%) Degree
2 396 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (31.92%) Java
4 279 (30.39%) Finance
5 233 (25.38%) JavaScript
6 231 (25.16%) SQL
7 224 (24.40%) Python
8 185 (20.15%) HTML
9 180 (19.61%) Linux
10 169 (18.41%) Mathematics
11 164 (17.86%) Scrum
12 162 (17.65%) C#
13 156 (16.99%) Banking
14 148 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
15 145 (15.80%) AngularJS
16 138 (15.03%) CSS
16 138 (15.03%) Software Engineering
17 118 (12.85%) C++
18 117 (12.75%) OO
18 117 (12.75%) Analytics
19 115 (12.53%) Windows
20 110 (11.98%) TDD
21 105 (11.44%) HTML5
22 104 (11.33%) .NET
23 99 (10.78%) Oracle
24 95 (10.35%) Open Source
24 95 (10.35%) REST
25 90 (9.80%) Big Data
26 85 (9.26%) Hadoop
27 84 (9.15%) XML

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 59 (6.43%) Apache Spark
2 41 (4.47%) Confluence
3 28 (3.05%) JBoss
4 25 (2.72%) Apache
5 23 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (2.29%) SAS
8 19 (2.07%) Apache Pig
9 16 (1.74%) IIS
9 16 (1.74%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.42%) CMS
10 13 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.31%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.87%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.87%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 46 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.96%) MS Office
3 14 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.31%) SPSS
5 10 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.44%) LaTeX
8 3 (0.33%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.33%) MS Project
8 3 (0.33%) Stata
9 2 (0.22%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (2.51%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.22%) Relativity
4 2 (0.22%) Ringtail
4 2 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.11%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.92%) GitHub
3 30 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.18%) Heroku
5 15 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.31%) Office 365
6 12 (1.31%) PaaS
7 9 (0.98%) SaaS
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.54%) IaaS
10 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.44%) Force.com
10 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.33%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.33%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.56%) Internet
2 32 (3.49%) HTTP
3 26 (2.83%) Firewall
3 26 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.85%) DNS
5 16 (1.74%) SSL
6 14 (1.53%) LDAP
7 10 (1.09%) SAN
8 9 (0.98%) Network Security
8 9 (0.98%) Wireless
9 8 (0.87%) VLAN
10 7 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.76%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.65%) Multicast
11 6 (0.65%) NAS
11 6 (0.65%) VPN
11 6 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.54%) BGP
12 5 (0.54%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.80%) Big Data
2 85 (9.26%) Hadoop
3 80 (8.71%) SQL Server
4 41 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (4.47%) MySQL
4 41 (4.47%) NoSQL
5 34 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 34 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.16%) QlikView
7 28 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.29%) HBase
9 20 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (2.18%) Data Mining
9 20 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.74%) Impala
10 16 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.98%) KDB
12 9 (0.98%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 79 (8.61%) JIRA
2 77 (8.39%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 37 (4.03%) Subversion
5 36 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 25 (2.72%) JUnit
7 24 (2.61%) Maven
8 19 (2.07%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.53%) Gradle
10 13 (1.42%) Selenium
11 11 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.20%) Hudson
11 11 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.20%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.09%) Ant
12 10 (1.09%) IntelliJ
12 10 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.87%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.87%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 279 (30.39%) Finance
2 156 (16.99%) Banking
3 77 (8.39%) Front Office
4 47 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 41 (4.47%) Marketing
6 40 (4.36%) Retail
7 38 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 28 (3.05%) Games
9 25 (2.72%) Financial Institution
10 24 (2.61%) Back Office
10 24 (2.61%) Publishing
11 13 (1.42%) Legal
12 10 (1.09%) Electronics
13 6 (0.65%) Czech Language
13 6 (0.65%) Law
14 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.44%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 450 (49.02%) Developer
2 101 (11.00%) Java Developer
3 88 (9.59%) Architect
4 81 (8.82%) Analyst
5 68 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 57 (6.21%) C# Developer
6 57 (6.21%) Data Scientist
7 55 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 51 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 45 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 44 (4.79%) C++ Developer
11 32 (3.49%) Consultant
12 31 (3.38%) .NET Developer
13 27 (2.94%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 25 (2.72%) Quantitative Developer
15 24 (2.61%) Scala Developer
16 21 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
16 21 (2.29%) Linux Developer
17 20 (2.18%) C++ Quantitative Developer
18 19 (2.07%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (20.15%) HTML
2 145 (15.80%) AngularJS
3 138 (15.03%) CSS
4 105 (11.44%) HTML5
5 104 (11.33%) .NET
6 95 (10.35%) REST
7 84 (9.15%) XML
8 78 (8.50%) Spring
9 76 (8.28%) Web Services
10 75 (8.17%) React
11 65 (7.08%) Node.js
12 61 (6.64%) CSS3
13 54 (5.88%) JSON
14 46 (5.01%) RESTful
15 44 (4.79%) jQuery
16 43 (4.68%) J2EE
17 41 (4.47%) Hibernate
18 39 (4.25%) SOAP
19 38 (4.14%) Middleware
20 28 (3.05%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 148 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.95%) User Experience
3 71 (7.73%) Algorithms
3 71 (7.73%) Fixed Income
4 65 (7.08%) Management Information System
5 52 (5.66%) Derivative
6 42 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (4.03%) Fintech
8 34 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 34 (3.70%) Virtual Team
9 24 (2.61%) Equities
10 22 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (2.29%) Credit Risk
12 20 (2.18%) Hedge funds
13 18 (1.96%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.74%) Market Risk
15 15 (1.63%) Data Centre
16 13 (1.42%) Life Science
17 12 (1.31%) Client/Server
18 11 (1.20%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 180 (19.61%) Linux
2 115 (12.53%) Windows
3 58 (6.32%) Unix
4 23 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.29%) Android
6 17 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.87%) CentOS
12 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.65%) Solaris
13 4 (0.44%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (18.41%) Mathematics
3 164 (17.86%) Scrum
4 138 (15.03%) Software Engineering
5 117 (12.75%) Analytics
5 117 (12.75%) OO
6 110 (11.98%) TDD
7 95 (10.35%) Open Source
8 81 (8.82%) SDLC
9 80 (8.71%) BDD
10 79 (8.61%) DevOps
11 76 (8.28%) Statistics
12 68 (7.41%) Data Modelling
13 67 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (6.75%) Migration
15 61 (6.64%) Machine Learning
15 61 (6.64%) Project Management
16 57 (6.21%) E-Commerce
17 51 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 293 (31.92%) Java
2 233 (25.38%) JavaScript
3 231 (25.16%) SQL
4 224 (24.40%) Python
5 162 (17.65%) C#
6 118 (12.85%) C++
7 80 (8.71%) Scala
8 74 (8.06%) R
9 63 (6.86%) C
10 33 (3.59%) PHP
11 29 (3.16%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.83%) Ruby
14 24 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.29%) Perl
16 20 (2.18%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.96%) TypeScript
18 17 (1.85%) VBA
19 16 (1.74%) Bash Shell
19 16 (1.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 638 (69.50%) Degree
2 60 (6.54%) PhD
3 33 (3.59%) CISSP
4 24 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.18%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.96%) CISM
6 18 (1.96%) ISEB
7 16 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.63%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.42%) CCNA
9 13 (1.42%) ISSAP
10 12 (1.31%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.20%) CISA
11 11 (1.20%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.09%) CCNP
12 10 (1.09%) MBA
13 9 (0.98%) PMP
14 8 (0.87%) GIAC
14 8 (0.87%) RHCE
15 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.17%) QA
2 14 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.53%) MiFID
3 12 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.98%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.54%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.54%) SLA
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.33%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.22%) EMIR
7 2 (0.22%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 2 (0.22%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.22%) IFRS
7 2 (0.22%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.11%) COREP
8 1 (0.11%) GCP
8 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (3.81%) Docker
2 34 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.72%) HDFS
5 21 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.98%) KVM
8 7 (0.76%) NFS
9 6 (0.65%) iptables
9 6 (0.65%) XenServer
10 5 (0.54%) vSphere
11 4 (0.44%) vCloud
11 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.22%) XenApp
12 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 38 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (3.59%) Puppet
3 20 (2.18%) Ansible
4 9 (0.98%) Oozie
5 8 (0.87%) logstash
6 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.65%) Mesos
6 6 (0.65%) Nagios
6 6 (0.65%) QRadar
7 5 (0.54%) vMotion
7 5 (0.54%) vRealize
8 4 (0.44%) Cacti
8 4 (0.44%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.44%) Graphite
8 4 (0.44%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.44%) Kibana
8 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.44%) SCCM
8 4 (0.44%) Terraform
9 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (10.78%) Oracle
2 72 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.47%) VMware
4 32 (3.49%) Tableau
5 28 (3.05%) IBM
6 26 (2.83%) ION Trading
7 23 (2.51%) Sybase
8 22 (2.40%) Atlassian
9 21 (2.29%) Adobe
9 21 (2.29%) TIBCO
10 18 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.96%) SAP
11 17 (1.85%) Google
11 17 (1.85%) Informatica
12 16 (1.74%) Splunk
13 13 (1.42%) Cisco
14 11 (1.20%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.09%) Teradata
16 9 (0.98%) hybris
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