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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 12 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.92% 7.21% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.86% 16.00% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
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£475 £800 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +7.43%
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
74 50 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.54% 45.05% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 164
Average daily rate £520 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (43.75%) Low Latency
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (37.50%) Maven
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (37.50%) DB2
7 6 (37.50%) OOP
7 6 (37.50%) OO
7 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
7 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) BDD
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (31.25%) Quantitative Investing
8 5 (31.25%) ETL
8 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (25.00%) Solace

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (37.50%) DB2
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
4 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) FileMaker
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior ETL Developer
4 5 (31.25%) ETL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) FileMaker Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) J2SE
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
3 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) SVG
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Equities
2 3 (18.75%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Low Latency
2 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) OOP
3 6 (37.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (31.25%) Quantitative Investing
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Solace
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce
4 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
4 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (6.25%) Apple