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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 21 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.57% 5.05% 18.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 9.26% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 23
Average daily rate £463 £725 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £673 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £813 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
Computer Science
London

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
49 54 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 38.58% 54.55% 59.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 78
Average daily rate £465 £463 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £725 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft