Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 January 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 267 263
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 279 429 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 5.97% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 284 357
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £698 £721 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
London median hourly rate £48.50 £33.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -21.18% +95.94%
10th Percentile £32.95 £31.75 £21.42
90th Percentile £54.00 £45.05 £48.45
England median hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.31
% change year-on-year -3.70% +21.60% +53.55%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,364 7,181 8,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.02% 16.15% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,629 4,577 5,407
London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.95%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £669
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 159 188
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +34.94% +2.17%
10th Percentile £18.62 £12.50 £13.85
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.72 £23.88
% change year-on-year +21.89% +20.27% -9.91%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
Central London +35 52 £500 -9.09% 83
West London +39 28 £492 +9.33% 19
South London +35 5 £250 -33.33% 10
East London +34 2 £400 -46.67% 10
North London - 1 £550 - 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 276 (98.92%) Degree
2 275 (98.57%) Computer Science
3 101 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (35.48%) Java
5 79 (28.32%) JavaScript
6 68 (24.37%) Python
7 65 (23.30%) SQL
8 63 (22.58%) Finance
9 43 (15.41%) C#
9 43 (15.41%) Azure
10 40 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (13.98%) Big Data
12 38 (13.62%) Microservices
12 38 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (13.26%) Mathematics
14 35 (12.54%) Master's Degree
15 34 (12.19%) AWS
16 33 (11.83%) HTML
16 33 (11.83%) Linux
16 33 (11.83%) ETL
16 33 (11.83%) DevOps
17 31 (11.11%) Software Engineering
18 30 (10.75%) Microsoft
19 29 (10.39%) Multithreading
19 29 (10.39%) React
20 28 (10.04%) User Experience
20 28 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (10.04%) Git (software)
20 28 (10.04%) CSS
20 28 (10.04%) Web Services

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 19 (6.81%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.15%) Apache
3 6 (2.15%) CMS
3 6 (2.15%) Confluence
3 6 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.08%) IIS
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.72%) JBoss
7 2 (0.72%) nginx
7 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Drupal
8 1 (0.36%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.41%) Azure
2 34 (12.19%) AWS
3 17 (6.09%) SaaS
4 14 (5.02%) GCP
5 9 (3.23%) IaaS
5 9 (3.23%) Office 365
5 9 (3.23%) PaaS
6 8 (2.87%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.51%) GitHub
7 7 (2.51%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.43%) Apigee
8 4 (1.43%) Boomi
9 3 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.08%) Serverless
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (0.72%) Google Sheets
10 2 (0.72%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) Firewall
1 12 (4.30%) HTTP
2 7 (2.51%) DNS
2 7 (2.51%) Internet
3 5 (1.79%) BGP
3 5 (1.79%) DHCP
3 5 (1.79%) Network Security
3 5 (1.79%) WAN
3 5 (1.79%) Wireless
4 4 (1.43%) VPN
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.08%) LAN
5 3 (1.08%) TACACS
6 2 (0.72%) 4G
6 2 (0.72%) 5G
6 2 (0.72%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.72%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.72%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.98%) Big Data
2 26 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.24%) Hadoop
4 20 (7.17%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.51%) Power BI
9 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.15%) MySQL
11 5 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
11 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.43%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.73%) JIRA
3 15 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.02%) Maven
5 10 (3.58%) JUnit
5 10 (3.58%) Mockito
6 8 (2.87%) Ant
6 8 (2.87%) Gradle
7 7 (2.51%) Bower
7 7 (2.51%) git-flow
7 7 (2.51%) Grunt
7 7 (2.51%) gulp
7 7 (2.51%) JMeter
7 7 (2.51%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.43%) Clang
9 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.08%) CircleCI
10 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
General
1 63 (22.58%) Finance
2 19 (6.81%) Banking
2 19 (6.81%) Front Office
3 15 (5.38%) Back Office
4 13 (4.66%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.66%) Marketing
5 11 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.87%) Public Sector
8 7 (2.51%) Advertising
9 4 (1.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.72%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 134 (48.03%) Developer
2 34 (12.19%) Java Developer
3 22 (7.89%) Analyst
3 22 (7.89%) Python Developer
4 21 (7.53%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.17%) C# Developer
6 14 (5.02%) Architect
6 14 (5.02%) Java Engineer
6 14 (5.02%) PHP Developer
6 14 (5.02%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 12 (4.30%) Consultant
8 11 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.58%) .NET Developer
9 10 (3.58%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 9 (3.23%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 9 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.23%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (2.87%) Front Office Developer
11 8 (2.87%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.83%) HTML
2 29 (10.39%) React
3 28 (10.04%) CSS
3 28 (10.04%) Web Services
4 24 (8.60%) .NET
4 24 (8.60%) Kafka
4 24 (8.60%) REST
5 23 (8.24%) RESTful
5 23 (8.24%) Spring
6 21 (7.53%) JSON
6 21 (7.53%) XML
7 15 (5.38%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.38%) Drools
7 15 (5.38%) HTML5
7 15 (5.38%) SOAP
8 14 (5.02%) Laravel
9 10 (3.58%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.58%) J2EE
10 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.04%) User Experience
3 21 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.73%) Data Structures
5 14 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.58%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.87%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.51%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.79%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.79%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (1.08%) Social Media
14 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.83%) Linux
2 21 (7.53%) Windows
3 11 (3.94%) Unix
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.08%) VMS
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) Fedora
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (98.57%) Computer Science
2 101 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.62%) Microservices
3 38 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (13.26%) Mathematics
5 33 (11.83%) DevOps
5 33 (11.83%) ETL
6 31 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 29 (10.39%) Multithreading
8 28 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (9.32%) Machine Learning
10 22 (7.89%) Data Science
10 22 (7.89%) TDD
11 20 (7.17%) Analytics
12 18 (6.45%) Open Source
13 16 (5.73%) Visualisation
14 15 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.38%) Data Visualisation
14 15 (5.38%) Validation
15 14 (5.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.48%) Java
2 79 (28.32%) JavaScript
3 68 (24.37%) Python
4 65 (23.30%) SQL
5 43 (15.41%) C#
6 19 (6.81%) C++
7 16 (5.73%) PHP
8 12 (4.30%) Scala
9 11 (3.94%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.23%) Ruby
11 8 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.87%) C
11 8 (2.87%) Java 8
12 7 (2.51%) Kotlin
12 7 (2.51%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.51%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.15%) Go
13 6 (2.15%) R
13 6 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 276 (98.92%) Degree
2 35 (12.54%) Master's Degree
3 12 (4.30%) CCNA
3 12 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.23%) CCNP
5 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.51%) CISSP
7 6 (2.15%) CISM
7 6 (2.15%) MCP
7 6 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.43%) CCIE
8 4 (1.43%) GIAC
8 4 (1.43%) HND
8 4 (1.43%) MCSE
8 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.08%) MCSA
9 3 (1.08%) PhD
9 3 (1.08%) SANS
10 2 (0.72%) CCIE Wireless
10 2 (0.72%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.66%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) GDPR
3 4 (1.43%) NIST
4 3 (1.08%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.32%) Docker
2 13 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) NFS
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.36%) etcd
6 1 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.38%) Terraform
3 13 (4.66%) Ansible
4 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.79%) Puppet
5 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.08%) Kibana
5 3 (1.08%) logstash
5 3 (1.08%) SCCM
5 3 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (0.72%) Nagios
6 2 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.36%) Control-M
7 1 (0.36%) Grafana
7 1 (0.36%) Graphite
7 1 (0.36%) Graylog
7 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.36%) QRadar
7 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.53%) Oracle
3 16 (5.73%) Cisco
4 15 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (4.66%) Tableau
6 12 (4.30%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.87%) Dell
7 8 (2.87%) Google
7 8 (2.87%) VMware
8 6 (2.15%) Adobe
9 5 (1.79%) EMC
10 4 (1.43%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.43%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.43%) Mashery
10 4 (1.43%) NetApp
10 4 (1.43%) New Relic
10 4 (1.43%) Splunk
11 3 (1.08%) Jitterbit
11 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.08%) Palo Alto