Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science Degree
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 229 184
Rank change year-on-year +22 -45 +24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 70 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.83% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 5.28% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 50
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +13.83% -2.78%
10th Percentile £363 £214 £138
90th Percentile £700 £673 £664
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £70.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.30% - -
London median hourly rate £49.75 £33.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year +48.33% +34.16% +56.25%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,155 1,289 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.74% 14.15% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 928 759
Central London median daily rate £508 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £305 £299 £270
90th Percentile £675 £688 £644
London median daily rate £513 £500 £468
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.95% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Central London median hourly rate £21.18 £18.70 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.26% +4.89% -33.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.30 £12.83
90th Percentile £49.20 £53.20 £24.67
London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +75.00% -17.68% +27.87%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Central London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Central London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Central London over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in Central London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Central London

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 53 £525 +5.85% 9
West End of London +11 8 £363 -44.23% 2
Computer Science Degree
London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 70 (100.00%) Degree
2 69 (98.57%) Computer Science
3 24 (34.29%) Finance
4 21 (30.00%) Java
4 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (24.29%) Python
6 17 (24.29%) Analytics
6 17 (24.29%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (21.43%) CSS
7 15 (21.43%) HTML
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.00%) DevOps
9 13 (18.57%) SQL
10 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (17.14%) Master's Degree
11 10 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (12.86%) Google
12 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
12 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
12 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.86%) User Experience
12 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.86%) Data Analytics
13 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (11.43%) CRM
13 8 (11.43%) REST
14 7 (10.00%) Test Automation

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Jetty
4 1 (1.43%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Chatbot
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) GitHub
4 5 (7.14%) Dialogflow
4 5 (7.14%) Wit.ai
5 3 (4.29%) npm
5 3 (4.29%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.86%) IaaS
6 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.86%) PaaS
6 2 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) Power BI
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.86%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.43%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.43%) Looker
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) webpack
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.86%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.86%) git-flow
5 2 (2.86%) GitLab
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Bower
6 1 (1.43%) Gradle
6 1 (1.43%) gulp
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.43%) PhantomJS
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) German Language
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Report Developer
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) CSS
1 15 (21.43%) HTML
2 8 (11.43%) REST
3 7 (10.00%) Spring
4 6 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (8.57%) RESTful
4 6 (8.57%) SOAP
5 5 (7.14%) React
6 4 (5.71%) .NET
6 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.71%) FreeMarker
6 4 (5.71%) GraphQL
6 4 (5.71%) Handlebars
6 4 (5.71%) LESS
6 4 (5.71%) Redux
6 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
6 4 (5.71%) Velocity
6 4 (5.71%) Visualforce
6 4 (5.71%) Web Services
7 3 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.86%) User Experience
2 7 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.43%) Derivative
6 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Debian
4 1 (1.43%) Fedora
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (98.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Analytics
3 17 (24.29%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (20.00%) DevOps
5 10 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.86%) Data Analytics
6 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.43%) CRM
8 7 (10.00%) Scrum
8 7 (10.00%) Statistics
8 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.57%) Data Governance
9 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.57%) Microservices
9 6 (8.57%) MVC
9 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
1 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (24.29%) Python
3 13 (18.57%) SQL
4 6 (8.57%) C#
4 6 (8.57%) Kotlin
5 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.14%) C++
5 5 (7.14%) Go
5 5 (7.14%) Scala
5 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.71%) Perl
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) ES6
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.29%) CISA
3 3 (4.29%) CISM
3 3 (4.29%) CISSP
4 2 (2.86%) CITP
4 2 (2.86%) MBCS
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) Basel III
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) KVM
2 1 (1.43%) Varnish
2 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) CASB
2 2 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Rancher
2 2 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Google
3 5 (7.14%) Adobe
3 5 (7.14%) Perforce
4 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.71%) Splunk
4 4 (5.71%) Tableau
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) BT
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Samsung
6 1 (1.43%) VMware