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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 110 117
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 +76
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 56 40 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.41% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 8.75% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 31
10th Percentile £476 £210 £376
25th Percentile £525 £443 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £638 £620 £556
90th Percentile £750 £675 £713
Central London median daily rate £560 £550 £538
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile - - £44.83
25th Percentile £59.25 - £44.95
Median hourly rate £60.50 - £48.89
75th Percentile £61.75 - £52.81
90th Percentile - - £52.93
Central London median hourly rate £60.50 - £48.89
% change year-on-year - - -30.16%

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 713 457 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.19% 16.07% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 304 352
10th Percentile £365 £303 £301
25th Percentile £482 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.96%
75th Percentile £639 £638 £588
90th Percentile £725 £716 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £487
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.91% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 7
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.30 £18.59
25th Percentile £39.50 £17.50 £22.74
Median hourly rate £47.00 £27.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +74.07% -41.94% +125.24%
75th Percentile £57.88 £28.75 £52.25
90th Percentile £67.55 £35.00 £52.55
Central London median hourly rate £47.00 £22.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year +113.64% -25.01% +42.10%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022, 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 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 55 (98.21%) Computer Science
3 27 (48.21%) Social Skills
4 21 (37.50%) Finance
5 16 (28.57%) Java
5 16 (28.57%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) Agile
7 12 (21.43%) Azure
8 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
8 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
9 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.86%) Banking
9 10 (17.86%) DevOps
10 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
10 9 (16.07%) iSeries
10 9 (16.07%) Spanish Language
10 9 (16.07%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (16.07%) Information Management
10 9 (16.07%) DB2
11 8 (14.29%) CI/CD
11 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
11 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
12 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
12 7 (12.50%) TeamCity
12 7 (12.50%) Scala
12 7 (12.50%) Python
12 7 (12.50%) Project Management

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 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MoSes
2 2 (3.57%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Azure
2 3 (5.36%) AWS
2 3 (5.36%) GCP
3 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.57%) Tricentis Tosca
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Pipelines
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.79%) npm
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (16.07%) DB2
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 4 (7.14%) Big Data
6 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.36%) MySQL
6 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.57%) BigQuery
7 2 (3.57%) Bigtable
7 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.57%) QlikView
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.79%) NewSQL
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 6 (10.71%) JIRA
5 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.36%) Maven
7 3 (5.36%) Selenium
8 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.57%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.57%) JMeter
8 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.57%) NeoLoad
8 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.57%) Rational Robot
8 2 (3.57%) SilkTest
8 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (48.21%) Social Skills
2 21 (37.50%) Finance
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
4 9 (16.07%) Spanish Language
5 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 6 (10.71%) Front Office
7 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
8 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.14%) Legal
9 3 (5.36%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (3.57%) French Language
11 1 (1.79%) Back Office
11 1 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
11 1 (1.79%) Retail
11 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Process Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
1 4 (7.14%) Kafka
1 4 (7.14%) Spring
2 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) React
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) CORBA
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) OpenID
4 1 (1.79%) Redux
4 1 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (1.79%) Sass
4 1 (1.79%) Semantic UI
4 1 (1.79%) Velocity
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) iSeries
2 5 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.93%) Reinsurance
3 3 (5.36%) Derivative
3 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) SCADA
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) Computer Science
2 13 (23.21%) Agile
3 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.86%) DevOps
5 9 (16.07%) Information Management
5 9 (16.07%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) CI/CD
6 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Information Security
8 6 (10.71%) Statistics
9 5 (8.93%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 4 (7.14%) Data Science
10 4 (7.14%) Event-Driven
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Python
2 7 (12.50%) Scala
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) Bash
6 2 (3.57%) Groovy
6 2 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) CISM
5 1 (1.79%) GPEN
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.79%) OSCE
5 1 (1.79%) OSCP
5 1 (1.79%) OSWP
5 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) GDPR
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
2 3 (5.36%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Docker
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.14%) Nexpose
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (3.57%) Grafana
3 2 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.57%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.36%) CrowdStrike
3 3 (5.36%) Splunk
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Borland
4 2 (3.57%) CA
4 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Juniper
4 2 (3.57%) Netezza
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.57%) Refinitiv
5 1 (1.79%) CyberArk