Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 170 151
Rank change year-on-year -14 -19 +13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 56 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 1.13% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 7.84% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 55
City of London median daily rate £545 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £401 £371
90th Percentile £704 £673 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 931 1,020 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.65% 14.42% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 736 628
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £480 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +9.63% -8.78%
10th Percentile £12.70 £15.00 £14.43
90th Percentile £34.25 £31.20 £21.70
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year -10.95% +14.44% -7.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 54 (96.43%) Computer Science
3 29 (51.79%) Finance
4 26 (46.43%) Java
5 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 16 (28.57%) Banking
8 15 (26.79%) TDD
9 14 (25.00%) MVC
10 13 (23.21%) REST
11 11 (19.64%) User Experience
11 11 (19.64%) Spring
11 11 (19.64%) Scrum
11 11 (19.64%) Fintech
12 10 (17.86%) Master's Degree
13 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.07%) DevOps
13 9 (16.07%) Microservices
13 9 (16.07%) BDD
14 8 (14.29%) CSS
14 8 (14.29%) HTML
14 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
14 8 (14.29%) React
15 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
15 7 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
15 7 (12.50%) Java 8
15 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (12.50%) Back Office
15 7 (12.50%) Hibernate

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 (10.71%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) Ethereum
2 4 (7.14%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (7.14%) R3 Corda
2 1 (1.79%) Actimize
2 1 (1.79%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) npm
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) BGP
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.36%) EIGRP
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) MPLS
3 3 (5.36%) Multicast
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 3 (5.36%) OSPF
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Blockchain
4 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) JUnit
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.93%) Mockito
4 4 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (5.36%) webpack
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.79%) Maven
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.79%) TestNG
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.50%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (10.71%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Blockchain Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) REST
2 11 (19.64%) Spring
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) React
4 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.50%) RESTful
5 6 (10.71%) LAMP
5 6 (10.71%) Laravel
5 6 (10.71%) Node.js
6 5 (8.93%) Ajax
6 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.93%) SOAP
7 4 (7.14%) Kafka
7 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.14%) Visualforce
8 3 (5.36%) Dropwizard
8 3 (5.36%) Vert.x
8 3 (5.36%) Web Services
9 2 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Fintech
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Blog
3 5 (8.93%) iPad
4 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Bitcoin
4 4 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.36%) Equities
5 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
6 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.79%) Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) AIX
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Solaris
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) VMS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (96.43%) Computer Science
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) TDD
4 14 (25.00%) MVC
5 11 (19.64%) Scrum
6 9 (16.07%) BDD
6 9 (16.07%) DevOps
6 9 (16.07%) Microservices
6 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 7 (12.50%) Kanban
7 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (10.71%) SDLC
8 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.50%) Java 8
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) Apex Code
5 4 (7.14%) Solidity
6 3 (5.36%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.36%) Avaya Certification
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) CCNP
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Basel III
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) QRadar
2 2 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Packer
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Apple
1 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
1 5 (8.93%) Cisco
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.36%) Aruba
3 3 (5.36%) Avaya
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
3 3 (5.36%) Sybase
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Perforce
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) VMware