Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 156 170
Rank change year-on-year -24 +14 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 69 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.17% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 8.20% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 45
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £404 £285 £276
90th Percentile £675 £679 £685
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £44.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 958 866 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.68% 14.22% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 601 752
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £238
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.94 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -15.07% +37.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.13 £16.10
90th Percentile £43.38 £20.88 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £22.26 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.80% -15.75% +21.92%

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 25 February 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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 69 (100.00%) Degree
2 68 (98.55%) Computer Science
3 36 (52.17%) Finance
4 21 (30.43%) Banking
5 19 (27.54%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) Linux
7 15 (21.74%) Java
8 14 (20.29%) Windows
8 14 (20.29%) Python
8 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.84%) Front Office
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.39%) SQL
10 12 (17.39%) HTML
10 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 12 (17.39%) SDLC
11 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (14.49%) .NET
13 9 (13.04%) OO
13 9 (13.04%) Unix
13 9 (13.04%) VMware
13 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
14 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
14 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
14 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (11.59%) HTML5

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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) SAS
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.80%) nginx
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.25%) SPSS
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Office 365
3 6 (8.70%) Mimecast
4 5 (7.25%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (7.25%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.35%) GitHub
6 2 (2.90%) Heroku
6 2 (2.90%) PaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Extranet
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.70%) MySQL
5 5 (7.25%) Big Data
6 4 (5.80%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.80%) Impala
6 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.80%) Redis
7 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.90%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.45%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.45%) HBase
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 4 (5.80%) Maven
3 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) Gradle
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.90%) TestRail
4 1 (1.45%) Gatling
4 1 (1.45%) git-flow
4 1 (1.45%) Grunt
4 1 (1.45%) gulp
4 1 (1.45%) NuGet
4 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
3 13 (18.84%) Front Office
4 7 (10.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Advertising
6 2 (2.90%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) C# Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Data Insight Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Excel Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Front Office Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Insight Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Insight Data Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Web Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Web Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) .NET
3 8 (11.59%) HTML5
4 7 (10.14%) WPF
5 5 (7.25%) Kafka
5 5 (7.25%) LDAP
5 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (7.25%) WCF
5 5 (7.25%) XML
6 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
6 4 (5.80%) Sensu
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.35%) Web Services
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.90%) JSON
8 2 (2.90%) React
8 2 (2.90%) Rendezvous
8 2 (2.90%) REST
8 2 (2.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (98.55%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (7.25%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 3 (4.35%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.90%) Fintech
8 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.45%) Social Media
9 1 (1.45%) User Experience
9 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Windows
3 9 (13.04%) Unix
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) SDLC
3 9 (13.04%) OO
4 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.14%) DevOps
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 7 (10.14%) People Management
5 6 (8.70%) Budget Control
5 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.70%) Change Control
5 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) C#
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 14 (20.29%) Python
4 12 (17.39%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) Perl
7 6 (8.70%) R
8 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.80%) C
10 3 (4.35%) Ruby
10 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.90%) F#
11 2 (2.90%) Go
11 2 (2.90%) Groovy
11 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.90%) Scala
12 1 (1.45%) Clojure
12 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.14%) MCSE
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.70%) CCNA
4 6 (8.70%) MCP
4 6 (8.70%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (5.80%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.45%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.45%) HDFS
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Ansible
1 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) Oozie
3 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.80%) Salt
4 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.45%) vMotion
4 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) VMware
3 7 (10.14%) Cisco
4 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.70%) Sophos
4 6 (8.70%) Veeam
5 5 (7.25%) Adobe
5 5 (7.25%) Google
6 4 (5.80%) Cloudera
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle
6 4 (5.80%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.80%) Tableau
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) Sybase
8 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.45%) arcserve
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.45%) Sun