Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 275 255 272
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 336 476 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.67% 6.52% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 332 313
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £281 £351 £325
90th Percentile £694 £700 £650
England median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
London median hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.68% +130.00% -22.00%
10th Percentile £35.20 £26.06 £10.00
90th Percentile £54.45 £46.75 £29.71
England median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% +30.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,929 7,300 7,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.97% 15.97% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,953 4,746 4,875
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £699 £675 £650
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 181 160
London median hourly rate £33.18 £22.93 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.68% +22.62% -1.58%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.70 £51.25 £47.92
England median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +44.00% -9.09% +7.84%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 -28 62 £439 -16.43% 88
West London +44 30 £430 -8.27% 30
East London +17 3 £550 -15.38% 12
South London +50 2 £450 - 14
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 333 (99.11%) Degree
2 331 (98.51%) Computer Science
3 98 (29.17%) Python
4 94 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (25.89%) SQL
6 86 (25.60%) JavaScript
7 84 (25.00%) Finance
8 83 (24.70%) Java
9 56 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (15.18%) ETL
10 51 (15.18%) AWS
11 47 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (13.69%) Master's Degree
13 44 (13.10%) C#
14 41 (12.20%) Apache Spark
15 40 (11.90%) Big Data
16 39 (11.61%) Analytics
16 39 (11.61%) Linux
16 39 (11.61%) Microsoft
16 39 (11.61%) Mathematics
17 38 (11.31%) HTML
17 38 (11.31%) Front Office
18 37 (11.01%) Azure
19 36 (10.71%) Hadoop
20 35 (10.42%) Algorithms
20 35 (10.42%) React
21 34 (10.12%) SQL Server
21 34 (10.12%) CSS
22 33 (9.82%) .NET
22 33 (9.82%) Software Engineering

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 41 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.17%) Confluence
3 10 (2.98%) Apache
3 10 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.49%) CMS
5 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.19%) IIS
6 4 (1.19%) nginx
7 3 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.89%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.60%) Mongrel
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.18%) AWS
2 37 (11.01%) Azure
3 25 (7.44%) GCP
4 14 (4.17%) Office 365
5 10 (2.98%) Power Platform
6 9 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.08%) Serverless
8 6 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.79%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.79%) SaaS
9 5 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.49%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.49%) npm
10 4 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.19%) GitHub
10 4 (1.19%) Google Analytics
10 4 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.46%) Firewall
2 11 (3.27%) WAN
3 7 (2.08%) DNS
3 7 (2.08%) Internet
3 7 (2.08%) VPN
4 6 (1.79%) BGP
5 5 (1.49%) DHCP
5 5 (1.49%) Network Security
5 5 (1.49%) Wireless
6 4 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (1.19%) HTTP
6 4 (1.19%) LAN
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (0.89%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.89%) OSPF
7 3 (0.89%) TACACS
8 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.60%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.90%) Big Data
2 36 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 34 (10.12%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.27%) MySQL
7 11 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.98%) Power BI
8 10 (2.98%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.08%) Flink
11 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 29 (8.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.14%) JIRA
3 18 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.79%) Subversion
6 6 (1.79%) webpack
7 5 (1.49%) gulp
8 4 (1.19%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.19%) Maven
9 3 (0.89%) Selenium
9 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.60%) Gatling
10 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.60%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 84 (25.00%) Finance
2 38 (11.31%) Front Office
3 26 (7.74%) Banking
4 20 (5.95%) Marketing
5 17 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 15 (4.46%) Back Office
7 10 (2.98%) Advertising
8 8 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.79%) Retail
11 5 (1.49%) Games
12 4 (1.19%) Electronics
13 3 (0.89%) German Language
14 2 (0.60%) French Language
14 2 (0.60%) Law
14 2 (0.60%) Norwegian Language
14 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.30%) Billing
15 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 156 (46.43%) Developer
2 32 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 31 (9.23%) Analyst
4 28 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 24 (7.14%) Architect
6 22 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 20 (5.95%) Python Engineer
8 16 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 13 (3.87%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.27%) Junior
12 10 (2.98%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 10 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (2.98%) Hadoop Engineer
12 10 (2.98%) Java Engineer
12 10 (2.98%) SQL Developer
13 9 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.31%) HTML
2 35 (10.42%) React
3 34 (10.12%) CSS
4 33 (9.82%) .NET
5 22 (6.55%) REST
5 22 (6.55%) RESTful
6 21 (6.25%) Web Services
7 20 (5.95%) AngularJS
8 19 (5.65%) Kafka
8 19 (5.65%) Node.js
9 15 (4.46%) Laravel
10 14 (4.17%) SOAP
10 14 (4.17%) XML
11 13 (3.87%) HTML5
11 13 (3.87%) JSON
11 13 (3.87%) Spring
11 13 (3.87%) WCF
12 12 (3.57%) .NET Core
13 11 (3.27%) Apache Beam
14 10 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 32 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 32 (9.52%) User Experience
4 22 (6.55%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.98%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (2.38%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.38%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.08%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.79%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.79%) Equities
11 6 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.79%) Replication
12 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.61%) Linux
2 29 (8.63%) Windows
3 9 (2.68%) Android
4 8 (2.38%) Unix
5 7 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.89%) VMS
7 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Debian
8 2 (0.60%) Fedora
8 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (98.51%) Computer Science
2 94 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (15.18%) ETL
5 39 (11.61%) Analytics
5 39 (11.61%) Mathematics
6 33 (9.82%) Data Science
6 33 (9.82%) Software Engineering
7 30 (8.93%) Machine Learning
8 25 (7.44%) Scrum
9 24 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.14%) TDD
9 24 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 22 (6.55%) DevOps
10 22 (6.55%) Microservices
11 21 (6.25%) Physics
12 20 (5.95%) Migration
12 20 (5.95%) Visualisation
13 19 (5.65%) Data Visualisation
14 18 (5.36%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.17%) Python
2 87 (25.89%) SQL
3 86 (25.60%) JavaScript
4 83 (24.70%) Java
5 44 (13.10%) C#
6 25 (7.44%) C++
6 25 (7.44%) Scala
7 21 (6.25%) PHP
8 14 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.87%) C
10 12 (3.57%) Ruby
11 11 (3.27%) Go
11 11 (3.27%) Perl
11 11 (3.27%) R
12 10 (2.98%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.79%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.49%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 333 (99.11%) Degree
2 46 (13.69%) Master's Degree
3 14 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.87%) CCNA
5 12 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.27%) CCNP
7 9 (2.68%) CISSP
8 7 (2.08%) PhD
9 6 (1.79%) MCSA
9 6 (1.79%) MCSE
10 5 (1.49%) CCIE
10 5 (1.49%) CISM
10 5 (1.49%) GIAC
11 4 (1.19%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.19%) HND
11 4 (1.19%) MCP
11 4 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.89%) SANS
13 2 (0.60%) CCIE Wireless
13 2 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) GDPR
2 4 (1.19%) NIST
3 3 (0.89%) NIST 800
3 3 (0.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (9.82%) Docker
2 17 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.89%) vSphere
4 3 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.30%) KVM
6 1 (0.30%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) Varnish
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.06%) Ansible
2 17 (5.06%) Terraform
3 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.89%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.89%) SCCM
3 3 (0.89%) SCOM
4 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.60%) Kibana
4 2 (0.60%) logstash
4 2 (0.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.30%) Graylog
5 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) Packer
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.30%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.85%) Oracle
3 21 (6.25%) Google
4 20 (5.95%) Cisco
5 14 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.57%) VMware
7 9 (2.68%) Adobe
7 9 (2.68%) Tableau
8 8 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.79%) EMC
9 6 (1.79%) HP
10 5 (1.49%) Apple
10 5 (1.49%) Citrix
10 5 (1.49%) Informatica
11 4 (1.19%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.19%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.19%) New Relic
11 4 (1.19%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.89%) NetApp
12 3 (0.89%) Palo Alto