Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 181 168
Rank change year-on-year +84 -13 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 21 46 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.77% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 5.53% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 64
Median daily rate £475 £475 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.63% +1.75%
10th Percentile £406 £283 £251
90th Percentile £610 £635 £699
Central London median daily rate £475 £426 £521
% change year-on-year +11.44% -18.19% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.88% - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £52.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.88% - -

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 333 832 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.46% 14.00% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 630 673
Median daily rate £513 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.17% -1.79%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £238
90th Percentile £650 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 46
Median hourly rate £36.75 £21.72 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.24% +16.12% +0.03%
10th Percentile £23.58 £10.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £52.15 £25.50
Median hourly rate £35.75 £20.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +74.39% +9.63% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (95.24%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Azure
5 6 (28.57%) AWS
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) RESTful
6 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Reinsurance
8 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Microservices
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) GCP
8 3 (14.29%) .NET

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 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Appian
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) Camtasia
1 1 (4.76%) InVision
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) Sketch
1 1 (4.76%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) AWS
1 6 (28.57%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) GCP
3 2 (9.52%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) 2G
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) 4G
2 1 (4.76%) 5G
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Power BI
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Parquet
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Gatling
2 1 (4.76%) Grunt
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Power BI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) EDI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Enzyme
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Jest
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Symfony
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Dropwizard
6 1 (4.76%) React
6 1 (4.76%) Redux
6 1 (4.76%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Reinsurance
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) Information Management
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.76%) PHP 7
5 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Databricks
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Nintex
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) SumTotal