Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 103 177
Rank change year-on-year -27 +74 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 37 34 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 1.40% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.43% 7.91% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 45
10th Percentile £396 £404 £325
25th Percentile £525 £413 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.85%
75th Percentile £675 £556 £625
90th Percentile £683 £645 £700
Central London median daily rate £563 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £37.50 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -46.43% -

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 439 430 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.92% 17.75% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 294 634
10th Percentile £324 £302 £307
25th Percentile £413 £408 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £718 £650 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
10th Percentile £15.30 £17.88 £11.63
25th Percentile £21.25 £25.94 £12.81
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £26.97
Median % change year-on-year -24.66% +35.36% +44.20%
75th Percentile £33.00 £39.00 £39.94
90th Percentile £35.60 £43.50 £52.13
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £33.68 £22.93
% change year-on-year -33.18% +46.86% +22.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 37 (100.00%) Degree
1 37 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (56.76%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) Social Skills
4 11 (29.73%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Azure
5 10 (27.03%) AWS
6 9 (24.32%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (24.32%) Low Latency
7 8 (21.62%) Analytics
7 8 (21.62%) Microservices
7 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) C++
7 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) DevOps
9 6 (16.22%) Power Platform
9 6 (16.22%) User Experience
9 6 (16.22%) Target Operating Model
9 6 (16.22%) Power BI
9 6 (16.22%) iSeries
9 6 (16.22%) Business Analytics
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) DB2
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL

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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Appian
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) AWS
1 10 (27.03%) Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Power Platform
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.41%) GCP
4 1 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.22%) DB2
2 6 (16.22%) Power BI
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Social Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) C++ Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Writer
9 1 (2.70%) Data Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Digital Product Owner
9 1 (2.70%) Product Owner
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) RESTful
2 2 (5.41%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) Kafka
3 1 (2.70%) OSGi
3 1 (2.70%) React
3 1 (2.70%) Redux
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.70%) Struts
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) iSeries
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.41%) Wiki
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) Social Network
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (24.32%) Low Latency
4 8 (21.62%) Analytics
4 8 (21.62%) Microservices
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Business Analytics
6 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (13.51%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.81%) Business Case
8 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) C++
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Clojure
6 1 (2.70%) Java 8
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.70%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) XenApp
1 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Splunk
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) VMware