Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 167 161
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +43
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 88 85 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 1.23% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.14% 8.53% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 69
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £246 £298 £378
90th Percentile £699 £638 £616
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 963 997 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.70% 14.39% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 722 756
City of London median daily rate £480 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +8.61% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £489 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.67%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 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
London Bridge -46 1 £160 -36.00%
Computer Science Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 88 (100.00%) Degree
2 87 (98.86%) Computer Science
3 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (47.73%) Finance
5 27 (30.68%) TDD
5 27 (30.68%) Java
6 25 (28.41%) Fintech
7 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
8 23 (26.14%) MVC
9 20 (22.73%) User Experience
10 17 (19.32%) Banking
10 17 (19.32%) SQL
11 16 (18.18%) HTML
11 16 (18.18%) CSS
11 16 (18.18%) Spring
11 16 (18.18%) BDD
12 15 (17.05%) DevOps
13 14 (15.91%) React
13 14 (15.91%) Master's Degree
14 13 (14.77%) Front End Development
14 13 (14.77%) Java 8
14 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
14 13 (14.77%) Web Development
14 13 (14.77%) Unit Testing
14 13 (14.77%) Scrum
15 12 (13.64%) CMS
15 12 (13.64%) Back Office
15 12 (13.64%) Hibernate
15 12 (13.64%) JUnit

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 12 (13.64%) CMS
2 10 (11.36%) Ethereum
2 10 (11.36%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.27%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (11.36%) R3 Corda
2 1 (1.14%) Actimize
2 1 (1.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
4 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.27%) Google Play
4 2 (2.27%) Serverless
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.14%) G Suite
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Loggly
5 1 (1.14%) npm
5 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Trello
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Firewall
1 2 (2.27%) SNMP
2 1 (1.14%) AMQP
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.14%) IPsec
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) SSH
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Blockchain
2 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.41%) Redis
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.14%) Power BI
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.14%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.64%) JUnit
2 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.09%) Mockito
4 4 (4.55%) Gradle
4 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 4 (4.55%) Maven
4 4 (4.55%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) TestNG
5 3 (3.41%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.41%) webpack
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.14%) Ant
7 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (47.73%) Finance
2 17 (19.32%) Banking
3 12 (13.64%) Back Office
4 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Blockchain Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 7 (7.95%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (3.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.41%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.41%) React Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Blockchain Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) CSS
1 16 (18.18%) HTML
1 16 (18.18%) Spring
2 14 (15.91%) React
3 12 (13.64%) Hibernate
3 12 (13.64%) REST
3 12 (13.64%) RESTful
4 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.50%) LAMP
4 11 (12.50%) Laravel
5 8 (9.09%) Ajax
5 8 (9.09%) Node.js
6 6 (6.82%) HTML5
7 5 (5.68%) .NET
7 5 (5.68%) CSS3
7 5 (5.68%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.55%) Kafka
9 3 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.41%) Web Services
9 3 (3.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (98.86%) Computer Science
2 25 (28.41%) Fintech
3 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (22.73%) User Experience
5 12 (13.64%) Bitcoin
5 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
6 10 (11.36%) Blog
7 8 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (9.09%) iPad
8 5 (5.68%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
9 4 (4.55%) Data Structures
10 3 (3.41%) e-Learning
11 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
11 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
12 1 (1.14%) CUDA
12 1 (1.14%) Derivative
12 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) VMS
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) AIX
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) TDD
3 23 (26.14%) MVC
4 16 (18.18%) BDD
5 15 (17.05%) DevOps
6 13 (14.77%) Front End Development
6 13 (14.77%) Scrum
6 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
6 13 (14.77%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.77%) Web Development
7 12 (13.64%) Data Science
7 12 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (13.64%) Microservices
7 12 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (13.64%) Visualisation
8 10 (11.36%) Commercial Awareness
8 10 (11.36%) Creative Thinking
8 10 (11.36%) Kanban
9 9 (10.23%) Multithreading
9 9 (10.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 13 (14.77%) Java 8
5 11 (12.50%) PHP
6 10 (11.36%) Python
6 10 (11.36%) Solidity
7 6 (6.82%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) C
9 2 (2.27%) R
9 2 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.14%) Perl
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) Master's Degree
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.68%) CCNA
4 5 (5.68%) CISA
4 5 (5.68%) CISM
4 5 (5.68%) CISSP
5 3 (3.41%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) HIPAA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) Basel III
4 1 (1.14%) GDPR
4 1 (1.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Ansible
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.55%) Terraform
5 2 (2.27%) Packer
6 1 (1.14%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.14%) Mesos
6 1 (1.14%) Nagios
6 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) Apple
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Splunk
4 5 (5.68%) CyberArk
4 5 (5.68%) ForeScout
4 5 (5.68%) Google
4 5 (5.68%) McAfee
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Meraki
7 1 (1.14%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) Intel
7 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) Talend