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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.57% 5.56% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 9.84% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£750 £385 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £15.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+130.64% -58.10%
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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
40 122 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 35.71% 56.48% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 84 147
Average daily rate £450 £616 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.94% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £359 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) Cognos
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) FTP
6 4 (26.67%) HTTP
6 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) Pharmacovigilance
6 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) FTP
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) SPDY
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) TETRA
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) FileMaker
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) ETL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) FileMaker Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.67%) CGI
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Flash
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Pharmacovigilance
2 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) CCTV
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.67%) PMI
5 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
4 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) RUP
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Security
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Retrieval
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cognos
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP