The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 3 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.56% 18.64% 3.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.36% 35.87% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 3
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£725 £800 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +3.03%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 92 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 48.89% 51.98% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 85
Average daily rate £475 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £425 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £763 £1,000 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Canary Wharf region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Quantitative Investing
4 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (28.57%) Hazelcast
6 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
6 2 (28.57%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
6 2 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) AMQP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Hazelcast
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) SVG
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Quantitative Investing
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) hybris