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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 10 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.11% 9.09% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.94% 20.00% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £800 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +5.42%
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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
67 70 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 51.15% 45.45% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 120
Average daily rate £520 £590 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £300 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £850 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (53.85%) Maven
4 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) OOP
5 6 (46.15%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Quantitative Investing
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (23.08%) Derivative
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Equities
8 3 (23.08%) Spring
8 3 (23.08%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
8 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (53.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) AMQP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Hazelcast
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) VisualVM
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) FileMaker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) J2SE
3 1 (7.69%) SVG
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
3 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Equities
2 3 (23.08%) Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Physics
3 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) OOP
3 6 (46.15%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Quantitative Investing
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
3 1 (7.69%) hybris