Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 172 156
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +57
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 116 96 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.27% 1.19% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.80% 7.80% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 77 85
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £309 £315 £375
90th Percentile £675 £638 £600
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year +123.33% -22.00% -11.44%

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 1,318 1,231 1,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.48% 15.26% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 852 973
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £288 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 34 17
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.31 £16.15
90th Percentile £25.50 £31.28 £38.35
London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.02
% change year-on-year +20.32% -1.66% -8.36%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -13 89 £515 +2.95% 57
West End of London -25 3 £650 +30.00% 12
Southwark -35 1 £160 -36.00%
City of Westminster - 1 £575 -
Computer Science Degree
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Degree
2 115 (99.14%) Computer Science
3 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (37.93%) Finance
5 28 (24.14%) Java
5 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (23.28%) SQL
6 27 (23.28%) TDD
7 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
7 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
8 25 (21.55%) Fintech
9 24 (20.69%) MVC
9 24 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (18.10%) Master's Degree
10 21 (18.10%) Docker
11 20 (17.24%) User Experience
11 20 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (16.38%) DevOps
12 19 (16.38%) Ansible
13 18 (15.52%) C#
13 18 (15.52%) CSS
14 17 (14.66%) Banking
14 17 (14.66%) HTML
14 17 (14.66%) .NET
14 17 (14.66%) BDD
15 16 (13.79%) Microservices
15 16 (13.79%) Python
15 16 (13.79%) Spring
16 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
16 15 (12.93%) Google

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 13 (11.21%) CMS
2 10 (8.62%) Ethereum
2 10 (8.62%) Hyperledger
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.72%) Drupal
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Jetty
4 1 (0.86%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.86%) nginx
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.72%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (8.62%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.86%) Actimize
2 1 (0.86%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.45%) Serverless
6 3 (2.59%) SaaS
7 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.72%) Google Play
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.86%) G Suite
8 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.86%) IaaS
8 1 (0.86%) Loggly
8 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.86%) PaaS
8 1 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Trello
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Firewall
2 3 (2.59%) IPsec
2 3 (2.59%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.59%) VPN
3 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) SNMP
3 2 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) AMQP
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) FTP
4 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) SSH
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) Blockchain
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.45%) Redis
5 3 (2.59%) Big Data
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.72%) HDInsight
6 2 (1.72%) Power BI
6 2 (1.72%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.86%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.34%) JUnit
3 8 (6.90%) Mockito
4 6 (5.17%) JIRA
5 5 (4.31%) Gradle
5 5 (4.31%) Maven
6 4 (3.45%) Selenium
6 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.59%) TestNG
7 3 (2.59%) webpack
8 2 (1.72%) Ant
8 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.72%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.72%) Subversion
9 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Banking
3 12 (10.34%) Back Office
4 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Marketing
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 11 (9.48%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (9.48%) PHP Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (8.62%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Blockchain Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior SQL Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 7 (6.03%) Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) CSS
2 17 (14.66%) .NET
2 17 (14.66%) HTML
3 16 (13.79%) Spring
4 15 (12.93%) React
5 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
5 13 (11.21%) RESTful
6 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 12 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 12 (10.34%) REST
7 11 (9.48%) LAMP
7 11 (9.48%) Laravel
8 10 (8.62%) Node.js
9 8 (6.90%) Ajax
10 7 (6.03%) HTML5
11 5 (4.31%) CSS3
11 5 (4.31%) Kafka
11 5 (4.31%) Spring Boot
12 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 115 (99.14%) Computer Science
2 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (21.55%) Fintech
4 20 (17.24%) User Experience
5 12 (10.34%) Bitcoin
5 12 (10.34%) Mobile App
6 10 (8.62%) Blog
6 10 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (7.76%) Device Driver
7 9 (7.76%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (7.76%) iPad
8 7 (6.03%) Algorithms
8 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
9 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.59%) e-Learning
10 3 (2.59%) PKI
10 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.59%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) VMS
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) CentOS
6 1 (0.86%) Debian
6 1 (0.86%) Fedora
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.28%) TDD
3 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 24 (20.69%) MVC
4 24 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (16.38%) DevOps
6 17 (14.66%) BDD
7 16 (13.79%) Microservices
8 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
9 14 (12.07%) Data Science
9 14 (12.07%) Scrum
9 14 (12.07%) Web Development
10 13 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (11.21%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (11.21%) Front End Development
10 13 (11.21%) Visualisation
11 11 (9.48%) ITIL
11 11 (9.48%) SDLC
12 10 (8.62%) Kanban
12 10 (8.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.14%) Java
2 27 (23.28%) SQL
3 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.52%) C#
5 16 (13.79%) Python
6 13 (11.21%) Java 8
7 11 (9.48%) PHP
8 10 (8.62%) Solidity
9 6 (5.17%) C++
10 4 (3.45%) Perl
11 3 (2.59%) R
12 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.72%) C
12 2 (1.72%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.72%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) Ruby
12 2 (1.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (18.10%) Master's Degree
3 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.03%) CCNA
5 5 (4.31%) CISA
5 5 (4.31%) CISM
5 5 (4.31%) CISSP
6 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.72%) CCSP
8 2 (1.72%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.72%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.72%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.72%) RHCT
9 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
2 5 (4.31%) HIPAA
2 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.72%) GDPR
5 1 (0.86%) Basel III
5 1 (0.86%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (18.10%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.86%) KVM
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) Ansible
2 14 (12.07%) Kubernetes
3 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.62%) Puppet
5 8 (6.90%) Terraform
6 4 (3.45%) Salt
7 3 (2.59%) Packer
8 2 (1.72%) Nagios
9 1 (0.86%) Graylog
9 1 (0.86%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.86%) Kibana
9 1 (0.86%) logstash
9 1 (0.86%) Mesos
9 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Google
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Apple
2 8 (6.90%) Cisco
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
3 7 (6.03%) Splunk
4 5 (4.31%) CyberArk
4 5 (4.31%) ForeScout
4 5 (4.31%) McAfee
5 4 (3.45%) VMware
6 3 (2.59%) Citrix
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.72%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 2 (1.72%) Informatica
7 2 (1.72%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.72%) Juniper
7 2 (1.72%) Meraki
7 2 (1.72%) Tableau
7 2 (1.72%) Talend