Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 180 192
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 49 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.92% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 6.42% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 38
City of London median daily rate £496 £418 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.80% -2.34% -0.58%
10th Percentile £188 £213 £292
90th Percentile £625 £644 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +19.76% -7.22% +5.51%
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 938 888 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.45% 14.30% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 608 718
City of London median daily rate £500 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% +2.50% +5.88%
10th Percentile £297 £274 £261
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -17.88% +16.47%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.75 £16.13
90th Percentile £39.48 £25.04 £76.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.10 £17.83 £21.78
% change year-on-year +7.14% -18.15% +16.47%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 49 (100.00%) Degree
2 47 (95.92%) Computer Science
3 17 (34.69%) Finance
4 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Java
6 13 (26.53%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) Python
7 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (18.37%) Unix
9 9 (18.37%) Ansible
9 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
9 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
10 8 (16.33%) DevOps
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (16.33%) Banking
11 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
11 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (14.29%) SDLC
12 6 (12.24%) React
12 6 (12.24%) Fintech
12 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
12 6 (12.24%) Apache Spark

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 (12.24%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.20%) SAS
3 4 (8.16%) nginx
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) SPSS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (10.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.08%) Heroku
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Serverless
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.04%) G Suite
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Loggly
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) SNMP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
3 4 (8.16%) Impala
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) HBase
6 1 (2.04%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Gradle
4 2 (4.08%) Grunt
4 2 (4.08%) gulp
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.04%) Gatling
5 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.04%) git-flow
5 1 (2.04%) GoCD
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
5 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Insight Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Excel Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Insight Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Insight Data Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Web Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Web Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Data Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
1 6 (12.24%) LDAP
1 6 (12.24%) React
2 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) Kafka
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
3 4 (8.16%) Node.js
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
3 4 (8.16%) Sensu
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) WCF
4 3 (6.12%) WPF
5 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.08%) HTML5
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (4.08%) TensorFlow
5 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (95.92%) Computer Science
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Fintech
4 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.16%) Fixed Income
5 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.12%) Market Risk
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.08%) User Experience
8 1 (2.04%) Bitcoin
8 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.04%) Derivative
8 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
8 1 (2.04%) iPad
8 1 (2.04%) Social Media
8 1 (2.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Unix
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
4 8 (16.33%) DevOps
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) ETL
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Statistics
7 5 (10.20%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (10.20%) B2C
7 5 (10.20%) Customer Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.20%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (10.20%) Web Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) Python
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) R
5 5 (10.20%) Java 8
5 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) Go
7 2 (4.08%) Groovy
7 2 (4.08%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Clojure
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (10.20%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) VCP6
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) KVM
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Ansible
2 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.16%) Oozie
3 4 (8.16%) Salt
4 3 (6.12%) Puppet
5 2 (4.08%) RSA Archer
5 2 (4.08%) Terraform
5 2 (4.08%) vMotion
5 2 (4.08%) vRealize
6 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Google
3 5 (10.20%) Adobe
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Cloudera
4 4 (8.16%) SaltStack
4 4 (8.16%) Tableau
5 2 (4.08%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.08%) Hitachi
5 2 (4.08%) Meraki
5 2 (4.08%) Opsware
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Splunk
5 2 (4.08%) Sun
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Apple