Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 168 163
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +53
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 86 73 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.22% 1.10% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.78% 7.83% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 63
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.08%
10th Percentile £217 £234 £338
90th Percentile £669 £655 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 980 932 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.92% 14.00% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 640 786
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £275 £287 £281
90th Percentile £699 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 22 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -11.93% +11.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.32 £16.36
90th Percentile £28.84 £29.77 £80.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -14.14% +15.54%

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 18 August 2018.

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

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -21 1 £160 -36.00%
Computer Science Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 86 (100.00%) Degree
2 83 (96.51%) Computer Science
3 38 (44.19%) Finance
4 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (26.74%) Fintech
7 21 (24.42%) Java
7 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
8 20 (23.26%) TDD
9 18 (20.93%) MVC
10 16 (18.60%) User Experience
11 15 (17.44%) Master's Degree
11 15 (17.44%) SQL
11 15 (17.44%) CSS
12 14 (16.28%) HTML
13 13 (15.12%) Banking
13 13 (15.12%) Spring
13 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
13 13 (15.12%) React
14 12 (13.95%) Bitcoin
14 12 (13.95%) Front End Development
14 12 (13.95%) Blockchain
14 12 (13.95%) Data Science
14 12 (13.95%) BDD
14 12 (13.95%) Python
15 11 (12.79%) Scrum
15 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Web Development
15 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
16 10 (11.63%) DevOps

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 10 (11.63%) CMS
1 10 (11.63%) Ethereum
1 10 (11.63%) Hyperledger
2 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.33%) Chatbot
4 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (11.63%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.33%) Google Play
3 2 (2.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Serverless
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) G Suite
4 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.16%) Loggly
4 1 (1.16%) Trello
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) SNMP
2 1 (1.16%) DHCP
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
2 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.16%) IPsec
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) SSH
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) Blockchain
2 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.33%) Redis
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.16%) Power BI
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.16%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) JUnit
2 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.98%) Mockito
4 3 (3.49%) Gradle
4 3 (3.49%) Maven
4 3 (3.49%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) Grunt
5 2 (2.33%) gulp
5 2 (2.33%) TestNG
5 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.33%) webpack
6 1 (1.16%) Ant
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (44.19%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Banking
3 9 (10.47%) Back Office
4 8 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.47%) Blockchain Consultant
3 9 (10.47%) Consultant
3 9 (10.47%) PHP Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Technical Leader
6 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.49%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Data Scientist
10 2 (2.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) CSS
2 14 (16.28%) HTML
3 13 (15.12%) React
3 13 (15.12%) Spring
4 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.63%) RESTful
6 9 (10.47%) LAMP
6 9 (10.47%) Laravel
6 9 (10.47%) REST
7 8 (9.30%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.14%) Node.js
9 6 (6.98%) Ajax
10 5 (5.81%) .NET
10 5 (5.81%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) CSS3
11 4 (4.65%) Spring Boot
12 3 (3.49%) Kafka
13 2 (2.33%) Android SDK
13 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 83 (96.51%) Computer Science
2 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (26.74%) Fintech
4 16 (18.60%) User Experience
5 12 (13.95%) Bitcoin
6 10 (11.63%) Blog
6 10 (11.63%) Mobile App
7 8 (9.30%) Algorithms
8 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
8 6 (6.98%) iPad
9 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
9 5 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
10 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
10 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
11 1 (1.16%) CUDA
11 1 (1.16%) Derivative
11 1 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 4 (4.65%) Android
5 3 (3.49%) Unix
6 2 (2.33%) VMS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) TDD
3 18 (20.93%) MVC
4 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.95%) BDD
5 12 (13.95%) Data Science
5 12 (13.95%) Front End Development
6 11 (12.79%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Web Development
7 10 (11.63%) Commercial Awareness
7 10 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (11.63%) DevOps
7 10 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (11.63%) Visualisation
8 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.47%) SDLC
8 9 (10.47%) Use Case
8 9 (10.47%) Value Proposition
9 8 (9.30%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Java
1 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
2 15 (17.44%) SQL
3 12 (13.95%) Python
4 10 (11.63%) Solidity
5 9 (10.47%) Java 8
5 9 (10.47%) PHP
6 5 (5.81%) C#
7 3 (3.49%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) Kotlin
7 3 (3.49%) R
8 2 (2.33%) C
8 2 (2.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (17.44%) Master's Degree
3 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.81%) CCNA
4 5 (5.81%) CISA
4 5 (5.81%) CISM
4 5 (5.81%) CISSP
5 4 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.33%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) VCP6
6 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) HIPAA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.16%) Basel III
4 1 (1.16%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) PMO
4 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.33%) KVM
2 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Ansible
1 7 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Terraform
3 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.33%) Packer
3 2 (2.33%) vMotion
3 2 (2.33%) vRealize
4 1 (1.16%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.16%) Mesos
4 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Apple
2 6 (6.98%) CyberArk
2 6 (6.98%) Google
2 6 (6.98%) Splunk
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco
3 5 (5.81%) ForeScout
3 5 (5.81%) McAfee
4 2 (2.33%) IBM
4 2 (2.33%) Meraki
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
5 1 (1.16%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.16%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
5 1 (1.16%) Intel
5 1 (1.16%) Sun
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau
5 1 (1.16%) Talend