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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.98% 6.42% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.28% 14.00% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £512 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +10.59%
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 £47.50 £31.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -17.33%
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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
43 100 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.75% 45.87% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 67 113
Average daily rate £450 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (33.33%) Cognos
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) RUP
5 4 (26.67%) FTP
5 4 (26.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (26.67%) Data Security
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Pharmacovigilance
5 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) TETRA
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
3 1 (6.67%) SPDY
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) FileMaker
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PowerDesigner
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%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Data Architect
2 4 (26.67%) ETL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) FileMaker Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Flash
2 1 (6.67%) CGI
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Pharmacovigilance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) PMI
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Data Security
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) RUP
3 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
4 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
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 13 (86.67%) 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%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP