Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 189 198
Rank change year-on-year +55 +9 -35
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 46 57 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 5.83% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 40
Median daily rate £538 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £361 £325 £396
90th Percentile £683 £725 £678
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £48.89 - £44.50
10th Percentile £44.83 - £40.75
90th Percentile £52.93 - £48.25
Central London median hourly rate £48.89 £70.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -30.16% +57.30% -

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 621 978 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.08% 14.32% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 696 686
Median daily rate £500 £500 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.49% +16.33%
10th Percentile £270 £256 £299
90th Percentile £675 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -1.69% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18.70 £15.78 £15.85
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.80 £38.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £22.26
% change year-on-year +65.25% -4.84% +24.05%

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 7 April 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 7 April 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 46 (100.00%) Degree
2 44 (95.65%) Computer Science
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.26%) HTML
6 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.09%) Master's Degree
7 12 (26.09%) CSS
8 10 (21.74%) Python
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 10 (21.74%) User Experience
9 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
10 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (17.39%) EDI
10 8 (17.39%) Project Management
10 8 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
10 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
11 7 (15.22%) Azure
11 7 (15.22%) HTML5
11 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
11 7 (15.22%) HTTP
11 7 (15.22%) Scrum
11 7 (15.22%) Spring
12 6 (13.04%) Web Development
12 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing

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 5 (10.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (10.87%) CMS
1 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Azure
2 5 (10.87%) AWS
2 5 (10.87%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Google Play
3 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) AMQP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.17%) QlikView
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.04%) JUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Ant
2 5 (10.87%) git-flow
2 5 (10.87%) Gradle
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) JMeter
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) Mockito
3 3 (6.52%) GitLab
4 2 (4.35%) Bower
4 2 (4.35%) Clang
4 2 (4.35%) Grunt
4 2 (4.35%) gulp
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) EDI Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) EDI Systems Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Insurance Systems Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.70%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) EDI
4 7 (15.22%) HTML5
4 7 (15.22%) Spring
5 6 (13.04%) RESTful
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
6 5 (10.87%) JSON
6 5 (10.87%) JSR 170
6 5 (10.87%) OSGi
6 5 (10.87%) RxJava
6 5 (10.87%) SOAP
6 5 (10.87%) XML
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) Laravel
7 4 (8.70%) REST
8 3 (6.52%) Kafka
9 2 (4.35%) Celery
9 2 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) User Experience
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (10.87%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.52%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (4.35%) Blog
7 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
7 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 1 (2.17%) PKI
8 1 (2.17%) Social Media
8 1 (2.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Computer Science
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
5 8 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
5 8 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.04%) Functional Programming
7 6 (13.04%) Microservices
7 6 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Web Development
8 5 (10.87%) Architectural Design
8 5 (10.87%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) Python
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Kotlin
5 4 (8.70%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Haskell
7 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) F#
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) Java 8
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Grafana
2 2 (4.35%) Kibana
2 2 (4.35%) Terraform
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Control-M
3 1 (2.17%) Graphite
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau