Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 181 144
Rank change year-on-year -7 -37 +53
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 109 98 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.18% 1.13% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.16% 7.41% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 92
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £375
90th Percentile £689 £640 £625
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £33.50 £19.93 £19.23
% change year-on-year +68.13% +3.61% +36.05%

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 1,336 1,323 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.41% 15.21% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 899 890
Central London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
10th Percentile £256 £275 £277
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £480 £465
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 13
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.32 £16.16
90th Percentile £26.38 £34.87 £21.00
London median hourly rate £23.92 £21.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year +13.89% +7.38% -2.21%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 76 £525 +5.00% 60
West End of London - 9 £300 -
Southwark -40 1 £160 -36.00%
City of Westminster - 1 £575 -
Computer Science Degree
London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Degree
2 107 (98.17%) Computer Science
3 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (41.28%) Finance
5 29 (26.61%) Java
6 27 (24.77%) SQL
7 23 (21.10%) TDD
8 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
8 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
8 21 (19.27%) MVC
8 21 (19.27%) DevOps
9 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (18.35%) Python
10 19 (17.43%) Google
10 19 (17.43%) User Experience
10 19 (17.43%) Docker
10 19 (17.43%) Master's Degree
11 18 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (15.60%) Data Science
12 17 (15.60%) Fintech
12 17 (15.60%) Banking
13 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
14 15 (13.76%) Ansible
15 14 (12.84%) Visualisation
15 14 (12.84%) BDD
15 14 (12.84%) CSS
16 13 (11.93%) C#
16 13 (11.93%) Spring
16 13 (11.93%) CMS
16 13 (11.93%) Web Development

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 (11.93%) CMS
2 10 (9.17%) Ethereum
2 10 (9.17%) Hyperledger
3 7 (6.42%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.42%) SAS
4 2 (1.83%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) Drupal
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.92%) IPython
5 1 (0.92%) Jetty
5 1 (0.92%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) nginx
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Chatbot
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (9.17%) R3 Corda
2 6 (5.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.92%) Actimize
3 1 (0.92%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.59%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (4.59%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (2.75%) PaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Google Play
5 2 (1.83%) IaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Office 365
5 2 (1.83%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.92%) Dialogflow
6 1 (0.92%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.92%) npm
6 1 (0.92%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Trello
6 1 (0.92%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.75%) LAN
3 3 (2.75%) VPN
4 2 (1.83%) BGP
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.83%) MPLS
4 2 (1.83%) Multicast
4 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.83%) OSPF
4 2 (1.83%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.83%) Wireless
4 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Blockchain
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.26%) Redis
3 8 (7.34%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.42%) Big Data
4 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.50%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (5.50%) Data Lake
5 6 (5.50%) HBase
5 6 (5.50%) HDInsight
5 6 (5.50%) SAP BW
5 6 (5.50%) SAP HANA
6 5 (4.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.75%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) JUnit
2 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.50%) Mockito
4 5 (4.59%) JIRA
5 4 (3.67%) Gradle
5 4 (3.67%) Maven
5 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 3 (2.75%) TestNG
6 3 (2.75%) webpack
7 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.92%) Robotium
General
1 45 (41.28%) Finance
2 17 (15.60%) Banking
3 12 (11.01%) Back Office
4 8 (7.34%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.50%) Retail
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Publishing
7 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.92%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 22 (20.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.60%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.09%) PHP Developer
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Blockchain Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Senior SQL Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Data Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) CSS
2 13 (11.93%) Spring
3 12 (11.01%) .NET
3 12 (11.01%) HTML
4 11 (10.09%) Kafka
4 11 (10.09%) LAMP
4 11 (10.09%) Laravel
4 11 (10.09%) React
4 11 (10.09%) RESTful
5 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
5 10 (9.17%) Hibernate
5 10 (9.17%) REST
6 8 (7.34%) Node.js
7 7 (6.42%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.50%) Ajax
9 5 (4.59%) CSS3
10 4 (3.67%) HTML5
10 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.67%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.43%) User Experience
3 17 (15.60%) Fintech
4 13 (11.93%) Algorithms
5 12 (11.01%) Mobile App
6 10 (9.17%) Bitcoin
6 10 (9.17%) Blog
7 9 (8.26%) Device Driver
7 9 (8.26%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (6.42%) iPad
10 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.75%) e-Learning
11 3 (2.75%) Equities
11 3 (2.75%) PKI
11 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
1 7 (6.42%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
4 3 (2.75%) VMS
5 2 (1.83%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Debian
6 1 (0.92%) Fedora
6 1 (0.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (98.17%) Computer Science
2 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) TDD
4 21 (19.27%) DevOps
4 21 (19.27%) MVC
4 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (15.60%) Data Science
7 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
8 14 (12.84%) BDD
8 14 (12.84%) Visualisation
9 13 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (11.93%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (11.93%) Web Development
10 12 (11.01%) ETL
10 12 (11.01%) Microservices
10 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
11 11 (10.09%) Scrum
12 10 (9.17%) Data Security
12 10 (9.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) Java
2 27 (24.77%) SQL
3 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.35%) Python
5 13 (11.93%) C#
6 11 (10.09%) PHP
7 10 (9.17%) Java 8
7 10 (9.17%) Solidity
8 9 (8.26%) R
9 5 (4.59%) Perl
10 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.75%) C++
12 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.83%) C
12 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.83%) Ruby
12 2 (1.83%) Scala
13 1 (0.92%) Go
13 1 (0.92%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (17.43%) Master's Degree
3 6 (5.50%) CCNA
3 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.75%) CISA
4 3 (2.75%) CISM
4 3 (2.75%) CISSP
4 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.83%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (1.83%) CCNP
5 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCSP
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.92%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.92%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.92%) RHCT
6 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.75%) HIPAA
1 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) GDPR
2 2 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Basel III
3 1 (0.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 19 (17.43%) Docker
2 7 (6.42%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.92%) KVM
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) Ansible
2 12 (11.01%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.50%) Puppet
5 4 (3.67%) Terraform
6 2 (1.83%) Nagios
6 2 (1.83%) Packer
6 2 (1.83%) QRadar
6 2 (1.83%) Salt
7 1 (0.92%) Graylog
7 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.92%) Kibana
7 1 (0.92%) logstash
7 1 (0.92%) SCCM
7 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Google
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco
4 7 (6.42%) Alteryx
4 7 (6.42%) Apple
4 7 (6.42%) Informatica
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.42%) Talend
5 6 (5.50%) SAP
6 5 (4.59%) Databricks
7 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.67%) Splunk
7 4 (3.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.75%) Avaya
8 3 (2.75%) Citrix
8 3 (2.75%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.75%) ForeScout
8 3 (2.75%) McAfee
8 3 (2.75%) Sybase
9 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow