Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 99 187
Rank change year-on-year -42 +88 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 42 20 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.11% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 6.01% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 35
10th Percentile £413 £434 £291
25th Percentile £531 £463 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% -1.72%
75th Percentile £675 £533 £613
90th Percentile £700 £625 £645
Central London median daily rate £575 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £52.00
Median % 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 488 333 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.47% 18.52% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 238 656
10th Percentile £310 £298 £300
25th Percentile £413 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.39% +2.50% +4.17%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £688 £650 £697
Central London median daily rate £546 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +9.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile £20.35 £23.58 £10.50
25th Percentile £25.00 £32.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.37% +79.27% +9.63%
75th Percentile £34.25 £40.94 £38.51
90th Percentile £43.85 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.08% +58.89% +20.32%

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021, 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 42 (100.00%) Degree
2 41 (97.62%) Computer Science
3 25 (59.52%) Finance
4 19 (45.24%) Social Skills
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 12 (28.57%) AWS
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (23.81%) Azure
7 10 (23.81%) Analytics
8 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (19.05%) Project Management
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
10 7 (16.67%) C++
10 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
11 6 (14.29%) Power BI
11 6 (14.29%) DB2
11 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (14.29%) Power Platform
11 6 (14.29%) GDPR
12 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.90%) C#
12 5 (11.90%) ITIL
12 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
12 5 (11.90%) Banking
12 5 (11.90%) Legal
12 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis

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 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Appian
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) AWS
2 10 (23.81%) Azure
3 6 (14.29%) Power Platform
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (7.14%) GCP
4 3 (7.14%) IaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.76%) Datadog
5 2 (4.76%) Google Data Studio
5 2 (4.76%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.38%) GitHub
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) IPsec
1 2 (4.76%) SD-WAN
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) 802.11
2 1 (2.38%) BGP
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) IPv4
2 1 (2.38%) IPv6
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) OSPF
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) VXLAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.29%) DB2
2 6 (14.29%) Power BI
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) Big Data
5 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.14%) Tableau
6 2 (4.76%) BigQuery
6 2 (4.76%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.76%) Delta Lake
6 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.38%) Flink
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Appium
1 3 (7.14%) Maven
1 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
1 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 3 (7.14%) TestNG
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 3 (7.14%) Zephyr
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) webpack
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 19 (45.24%) Social Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.90%) Legal
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Low Latency C++ Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Insurance Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) React Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) React
2 3 (7.14%) Redux
3 2 (4.76%) Enzyme
3 2 (4.76%) LINQ
3 2 (4.76%) WCF
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) WinForms
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.52%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Social Network
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Computer Science
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Analytics
4 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.90%) AOP
8 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.90%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL
8 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) DevOps
9 4 (9.52%) Information Management
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Clojure
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) R
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) GRC
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Grafana
2 1 (2.38%) Kibana
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Guidewire
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Splunk
4 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.76%) Conga
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys