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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 21 10 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.70% 12.64% 5.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 24.47% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 19
Average daily rate
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£725 £800 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
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
62 94 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 55.86% 51.65% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 112
Average daily rate £425 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £415 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £1,000 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) RUP
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) SVG
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
2 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) hybris