Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 176 171
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 60 86 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 1.22% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.92% 8.78% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 57
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £316 £217 £234
90th Percentile £700 £669 £655
Central London median daily rate £495 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £61.00 - -

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 867 980 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.33% 13.91% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 671 639
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £275 £287
90th Percentile £688 £699 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 59 22
City of London median hourly rate £27.72 £18.70 £18.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% +1.64% -11.93%
10th Percentile £10.63 £14.00 £13.32
90th Percentile £55.08 £28.84 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £22.06 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +17.94% - -14.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 60 (100.00%) Degree
2 59 (98.33%) Computer Science
3 20 (33.33%) Java
4 18 (30.00%) Python
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) Master's Degree
6 15 (25.00%) CSS
6 15 (25.00%) HTML
6 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (21.67%) SQL
7 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (18.33%) Finance
9 11 (18.33%) DevOps
10 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (11.67%) C#
12 7 (11.67%) Windows
12 7 (11.67%) Linux
12 7 (11.67%) Spring
12 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.67%) QA
13 6 (10.00%) Banking
13 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.00%) RESTful
13 6 (10.00%) REST
13 6 (10.00%) Web Services
13 6 (10.00%) SOAP

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 4 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Jetty
4 1 (1.67%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.67%) IaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Office 365
3 4 (6.67%) PaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 4 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) GitHub
4 2 (3.33%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.67%) npm
5 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (6.67%) Power BI
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (6.67%) webpack
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Bower
4 1 (1.67%) Gradle
4 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.67%) Mockito
4 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.67%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Power BI Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Report Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) CSS
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) Spring
3 6 (10.00%) REST
3 6 (10.00%) RESTful
3 6 (10.00%) SOAP
3 6 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 5 (8.33%) React
5 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) HTML5
5 4 (6.67%) Middleware
5 4 (6.67%) MSMQ
5 4 (6.67%) Node.js
5 4 (6.67%) Redux
6 3 (5.00%) JSR 170
6 3 (5.00%) OSGi
7 2 (3.33%) FreeMarker
7 2 (3.33%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.33%) Equities
5 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) PKI
5 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) VMS
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Debian
3 1 (1.67%) Fedora
3 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) DevOps
4 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
6 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) TDD
8 4 (6.67%) QA Automation
8 4 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) Python
3 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.67%) SQL
5 7 (11.67%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.67%) ES6
8 4 (6.67%) Kotlin
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.00%) C++
9 3 (5.00%) Go
9 3 (5.00%) Scala
9 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (26.67%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.33%) CISA
3 2 (3.33%) CISM
3 2 (3.33%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CAPM
4 1 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) Project+ Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) KVM
3 1 (1.67%) Varnish
3 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Ansible
1 4 (6.67%) Terraform
2 2 (3.33%) CASB
2 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.33%) Prometheus
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Google
2 4 (6.67%) Informatica
2 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.00%) Adobe
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) Perforce
4 2 (3.33%) Meraki
4 2 (3.33%) New Relic
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Splunk
4 2 (3.33%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.67%) BT
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Samsung
5 1 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) VMware