The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.09% 0.85% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.58% 2.13% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate £800 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 141 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.26% 39.83% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 108 96
Average daily rate £590 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £500 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
London

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 18 April 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (65.12%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) OOP
2 13 (30.23%) OOD
2 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
2 13 (30.23%) Akka
2 13 (30.23%) Play Framework
3 12 (27.91%) Migration
4 11 (25.58%) Data Security
4 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
4 11 (25.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (25.58%) PowerDesigner
4 11 (25.58%) RUP
4 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
4 11 (25.58%) Data Architecture
4 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
4 11 (25.58%) Pharmacovigilance
5 10 (23.26%) Data Management
5 10 (23.26%) Master Data Management
5 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
5 10 (23.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (20.93%) Low Latency
7 6 (13.95%) Degree
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) UNIX
8 4 (9.30%) Banking
9 3 (6.98%) Finance
9 3 (6.98%) HTML
9 3 (6.98%) XML
9 3 (6.98%) Linux
9 3 (6.98%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.65%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.65%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.33%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Scala Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Data Modeller
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.33%) FileMaker Developer
5 1 (2.33%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Akka
1 13 (30.23%) Play Framework
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) Ext JS
3 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.65%) JSP
3 2 (4.65%) Servlets
3 2 (4.65%) CGI
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) Struts
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) JDBC
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Pharmacovigilance
2 10 (23.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) OOP
1 13 (30.23%) OOD
1 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
2 12 (27.91%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Data Security
3 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
3 11 (25.58%) RUP
3 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
3 11 (25.58%) Data Architecture
3 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Data Management
4 10 (23.26%) Master Data Management
5 9 (20.93%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.33%) MVC
6 1 (2.33%) ETL
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) Korn
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Sun
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Perforce
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase