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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 9 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.26% 11.00% 4.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% 20.37% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
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£475 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +46.15%
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
69 54 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.35% 54.00% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 134
Average daily rate £475 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 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%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (46.15%) Low Latency
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) DB2
5 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
5 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) ETL
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) ETL Development
7 4 (30.77%) Solace
7 4 (30.77%) Maven
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) SOA
8 3 (23.08%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (38.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior ETL Developer
3 5 (38.46%) ETL Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) FileMaker Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) J2SE
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Equities
2 3 (23.08%) Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Low Latency
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) ETL Development
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Investing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Solace
4 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Perforce
4 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse