Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 189 188
Rank change year-on-year +80 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 34 54 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 0.81% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 6.27% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 54
Median daily rate £538 £525 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.85% +7.24%
10th Percentile £403 £363 £214
90th Percentile £556 £700 £656
Central London median daily rate £521 £500 £496
% change year-on-year +4.25% +0.81% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.43% - -

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 478 861 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.55% 12.85% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 607 711
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £310
90th Percentile £638 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -0.05% +0.05% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 46
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +55.08% +10.81%
10th Percentile £18.90 £11.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.65 £42.00 £36.11
Median hourly rate £33.75 £22.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +53.03% +17.94% +17.02%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 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 33 (97.06%) Degree
1 33 (97.06%) Computer Science
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 11 (32.35%) EDI
3 11 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Target Operating Model
3 11 (32.35%) Translating Business Requirements
3 11 (32.35%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.65%) User Experience
5 6 (17.65%) Azure
5 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.71%) Java
7 4 (11.76%) MySQL
7 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 4 (11.76%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) AWS
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.82%) Microservices
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) React

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 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Camtasia
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Azure
2 4 (11.76%) AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Google Play
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) 2G
2 1 (2.94%) 3G
2 1 (2.94%) 4G
2 1 (2.94%) 5G
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Parquet
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) git-flow
2 1 (2.94%) Gradle
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Mockito
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Systems Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) EDI Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) EDI Systems Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Insurance Systems Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.82%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) EDI
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) Laravel
3 3 (8.82%) React
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.88%) Celery
4 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Blog
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Computer Science
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Regulatory Compliance
2 11 (32.35%) Target Operating Model
2 11 (32.35%) Translating Business Requirements
2 11 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) DevOps
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (8.82%) Microservices
4 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
4 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) Kotlin
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Java 8
7 1 (2.94%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (97.06%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Terraform
2 2 (5.88%) Grafana
2 2 (5.88%) Kibana
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix
1 1 (2.94%) Databricks
1 1 (2.94%) Google
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Nintex
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
1 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
1 1 (2.94%) SumTotal
1 1 (2.94%) Workday