Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 196 169
Rank change year-on-year +44 -27 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 45 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.81% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.96% 5.92% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 62
City of London median daily rate £550 £548 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.46% +4.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £401
90th Percentile £666 £707 £673
Central London median daily rate £475 £550 £506
% change year-on-year -13.64% +8.64% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £49.28 - £44.50
10th Percentile £44.91 - £40.75
90th Percentile £55.00 - £48.25
Central London median hourly rate £49.28 - £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 755 912 1,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.29% 13.62% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 633 736
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £662 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £488
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 24
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -7.65% +8.29%
10th Percentile £11.77 £12.63 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.93 £31.13 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.98% -10.95% +14.44%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020, 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 45 (100.00%) Degree
2 44 (97.78%) Computer Science
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) HTML
6 13 (28.89%) CSS
6 13 (28.89%) Python
6 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.67%) Master's Degree
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
9 8 (17.78%) C#
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) AWS
10 7 (15.56%) RESTful
10 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
10 7 (15.56%) Azure
10 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
10 7 (15.56%) User Experience
10 7 (15.56%) Front End Development
10 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.56%) Web Services
10 7 (15.56%) CRM
10 7 (15.56%) Finance
11 6 (13.33%) CMS
11 6 (13.33%) Scrum
11 6 (13.33%) Content Management
11 6 (13.33%) Marketing
11 6 (13.33%) Windows

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 6 (13.33%) CMS
2 5 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Azure
3 4 (8.89%) GitHub
4 3 (6.67%) GCP
4 3 (6.67%) Office 365
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.44%) IaaS
5 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
5 2 (4.44%) Route 53
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) AMQP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Power BI
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Ant
3 4 (8.89%) git-flow
3 4 (8.89%) Gradle
3 4 (8.89%) JMeter
3 4 (8.89%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) Mockito
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) Bower
5 2 (4.44%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.44%) Clang
5 2 (4.44%) Grunt
5 2 (4.44%) gulp
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) GitLab
6 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.44%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Site Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) CSS
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) SOAP
3 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 7 (15.56%) Web Services
4 6 (13.33%) .NET
4 6 (13.33%) HTML5
5 5 (11.11%) JSR 170
5 5 (11.11%) OSGi
5 5 (11.11%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) J2EE
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) REST
6 4 (8.89%) RxJava
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) Kafka
8 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
8 2 (4.44%) Node.js
8 2 (4.44%) OAuth
8 2 (4.44%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (2.22%) Social Network
6 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Computer Science
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) CRM
5 7 (15.56%) Front End Development
5 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
6 6 (13.33%) Content Management
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.11%) Functional Programming
7 5 (11.11%) Microservices
7 5 (11.11%) Presales
7 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.67%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) Haskell
8 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) ES6
9 1 (2.22%) F#
9 1 (2.22%) Groovy
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (26.67%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) NIST
2 2 (4.44%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
1 4 (8.89%) Terraform
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Control-M
3 1 (2.22%) Grafana
3 1 (2.22%) Graphite
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Adobe
3 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Meraki
5 1 (2.22%) New Relic
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau