Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 169 170
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 52 88 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 9.14% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 67
City of London median daily rate £513 £517 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +3.40% +5.26%
10th Percentile £312 £301 £342
90th Percentile £650 £699 £680
Central London median daily rate £450 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 853 963 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.60% 13.60% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 685 722
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £292 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 44 26
City of London median hourly rate £21.72 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.55 £13.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.15 £25.50 £29.64
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% -1.58% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019, 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 52 (100.00%) Degree
2 51 (98.08%) Computer Science
3 18 (34.62%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) CSS
5 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) Master's Degree
7 12 (23.08%) Python
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (21.15%) QA
8 11 (21.15%) TDD
9 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 10 (19.23%) CRM
9 10 (19.23%) AWS
9 10 (19.23%) Front End Development
10 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.31%) CMS
10 9 (17.31%) Content Management
10 9 (17.31%) Marketing
11 8 (15.38%) Adobe
11 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.38%) SOAP
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.38%) Security Architecture
11 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (15.38%) OSGi
11 8 (15.38%) JSR 170
11 8 (15.38%) Digital Marketing

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 9 (17.31%) CMS
2 8 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Azure
2 6 (11.54%) GCP
3 4 (7.69%) Office 365
4 3 (5.77%) Stackdriver
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.85%) GitHub
5 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.85%) Route 53
5 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Jackrabbit
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Power BI
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.92%) OLAP
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.85%) Ant
3 2 (3.85%) CircleCI
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) git-flow
3 2 (3.85%) Gradle
3 2 (3.85%) JMeter
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) Mockito
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) webpack
4 1 (1.92%) Bower
4 1 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) gulp
4 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (17.31%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.85%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Site Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) CSS
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) JSR 170
2 8 (15.38%) OSGi
2 8 (15.38%) SOAP
3 7 (13.46%) Web Services
4 6 (11.54%) REST
5 5 (9.62%) RESTful
5 5 (9.62%) Spring
6 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 4 (7.69%) Middleware
6 4 (7.69%) MSMQ
7 3 (5.77%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) Node.js
8 2 (3.85%) J2EE
8 2 (3.85%) JSON
8 2 (3.85%) Kafka
8 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (3.85%) OAuth
8 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.15%) TDD
5 10 (19.23%) CRM
5 10 (19.23%) Front End Development
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) Content Management
6 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Architectural Design
7 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.38%) Presales
7 8 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 8 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (15.38%) User Stories
8 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) ES6
9 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) R
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CAPM
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
4 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PMP
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) Project+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) NIST
2 2 (3.85%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Terraform
2 5 (9.62%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.77%) Prometheus
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) Control-M
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Adobe
3 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.69%) Informatica
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) New Relic
6 2 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (3.85%) Meraki
6 2 (3.85%) Tableau
6 2 (3.85%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle