Period
to 16 May 2021

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 16 May 2021 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
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 113 187
Rank change year-on-year -1 +74 +22
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 39 42 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.26% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 7.73% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 44
10th Percentile £219 £400 £363
25th Percentile £452 £413 £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.85%
75th Percentile £619 £578 £641
90th Percentile £675 £713 £700
Central London median daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £48.89 -
Central London median hourly rate - £48.89 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -30.16% +57.30%

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 453 543 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.42% 16.33% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 368 638
10th Percentile £304 £278 £264
25th Percentile £413 £398 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £487 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% -2.70% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £612
90th Percentile £716 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.23 £12.28
25th Percentile £16.88 £20.05 £13.44
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.75 £24.82
Median % change year-on-year -30.07% +44.02% +32.74%
75th Percentile £27.88 £52.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £34.45 £52.48 £41.18
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.91
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.55% +11.83%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

Computer Science Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 39 (100.00%) Degree
1 39 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (56.41%) Finance
3 21 (53.85%) Social Skills
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) AWS
5 10 (25.64%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) DevOps
5 10 (25.64%) Microservices
6 9 (23.08%) Analytics
6 9 (23.08%) Low Latency
6 9 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 9 (23.08%) Azure
6 9 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (20.51%) Front Office
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) iSeries
9 6 (15.38%) OO
9 6 (15.38%) DB2
9 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) Power BI
9 6 (15.38%) Business Analytics

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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.56%) Appian
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) JBoss
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) AWS
2 9 (23.08%) Azure
3 6 (15.38%) Power Platform
4 2 (5.13%) GCP
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) DB2
2 6 (15.38%) Power BI
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.56%) PolyBase
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 21 (53.85%) Social Skills
3 8 (20.51%) Front Office
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Junior
7 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Data Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Writer
9 1 (2.56%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) RESTful
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) Kafka
4 1 (2.56%) OSGi
4 1 (2.56%) PySpark
4 1 (2.56%) Struts
4 1 (2.56%) Velocity
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) WPF
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) iSeries
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Reinsurance
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) Wiki
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Social Network
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) DevOps
3 10 (25.64%) Microservices
4 9 (23.08%) Analytics
4 9 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Low Latency
4 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Business Analytics
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
7 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) Java 8
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Scala
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) PhD
5 1 (2.56%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) XenApp
1 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Databricks
4 1 (2.56%) VMware