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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 15 August 2022 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
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 273 273 214
Rank change year-on-year 0 -59 +75
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 390 307 172
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.99% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 6.22% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 202 122
10th Percentile £425 £388 £363
25th Percentile £496 £452 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £563 £538
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% +2.38%
75th Percentile £750 £675 £650
90th Percentile £875 £725 £731
England median daily rate £555 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +0.82% +4.76% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
10th Percentile £32.48 £31.77 £38.00
25th Percentile £46.25 £40.63 £39.88
Median hourly rate £52.50 £46.50 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.90% +5.68% -7.37%
75th Percentile £59.38 £59.00 £48.38
90th Percentile £78.75 £61.85 £50.40
England median hourly rate £50.13 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.23% -3.33% +4.23%

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 6,265 4,934 3,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.81% 15.85% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,405 3,287 2,156
10th Percentile £385 £350 £320
25th Percentile £463 £430 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £663 £631 £593
90th Percentile £750 £713 £663
England median daily rate £540 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +8.00% +3.63% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 45
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.22 £17.00
25th Percentile £25.68 £20.71 £23.00
Median hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year +26.56% -9.86% +22.41%
75th Percentile £55.50 £48.13 £47.75
90th Percentile £72.10 £59.95 £51.05
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.44 £32.25
% change year-on-year +47.86% -5.63% -15.69%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +2 69 £568 +0.89% 43
West London +2 6 £385 -40.73% 9
South London -18 3 £700 +33.33%
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 389 (99.74%) Degree
2 378 (96.92%) Computer Science
3 187 (47.95%) Java
4 163 (41.79%) Agile
5 147 (37.69%) Social Skills
6 144 (36.92%) Finance
7 123 (31.54%) SQL
8 91 (23.33%) Banking
9 87 (22.31%) Python
10 86 (22.05%) Azure
11 84 (21.54%) JavaScript
12 83 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
13 79 (20.26%) Analytical Skills
14 74 (18.97%) Front Office
15 69 (17.69%) C++
16 67 (17.18%) Git (software)
17 66 (16.92%) CI/CD
18 65 (16.67%) Test Automation
18 65 (16.67%) C#
19 64 (16.41%) Management Information System
19 64 (16.41%) React
20 63 (16.15%) Electronic Trading
21 59 (15.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 58 (14.87%) Low Latency
23 57 (14.62%) HTML
23 57 (14.62%) Software Engineering
24 55 (14.10%) Scrum
25 54 (13.85%) Investment Banking
25 54 (13.85%) Mathematics
26 53 (13.59%) CSS

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 (4.87%) Confluence
2 8 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.79%) SAS
3 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.77%) Luigi
6 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.51%) Apache
7 2 (0.51%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Documentum
8 1 (0.26%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) MoSes
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.51%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 86 (22.05%) Azure
2 33 (8.46%) AWS
3 20 (5.13%) GCP
4 10 (2.56%) SaaS
5 9 (2.31%) GitHub
6 8 (2.05%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.79%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.79%) Serverless
8 5 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 5 (1.28%) PaaS
9 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.03%) Anthos
9 4 (1.03%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 3 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.77%) Azure AKS
10 3 (0.77%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.08%) FTP
1 12 (3.08%) Internet
2 10 (2.56%) Wireshark
3 6 (1.54%) Firewall
4 5 (1.28%) Wireless
5 4 (1.03%) LAN
5 4 (1.03%) WAN
6 3 (0.77%) HTTP
6 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.51%) BGP
7 2 (0.51%) DNS
7 2 (0.51%) MPLS
7 2 (0.51%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.51%) WLAN
8 1 (0.26%) 4G
8 1 (0.26%) 5G
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.26%) Skype
8 1 (0.26%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.46%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.15%) Redis
5 21 (5.38%) Hazelcast
5 21 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.10%) Big Data
8 11 (2.82%) KDB
9 10 (2.56%) MySQL
10 9 (2.31%) DB2
11 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.03%) Metadata
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.77%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.77%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (17.18%) Git (software)
2 50 (12.82%) JIRA
3 44 (11.28%) Jenkins
4 39 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 37 (9.49%) GitLab
5 37 (9.49%) Maven
6 30 (7.69%) webpack
7 25 (6.41%) JUnit
8 23 (5.90%) Mockito
9 22 (5.64%) Bitbucket
9 22 (5.64%) Gradle
10 20 (5.13%) Concordion
10 20 (5.13%) JBehave
11 18 (4.62%) Selenium
12 17 (4.36%) Postman
13 16 (4.10%) Eclipse
13 16 (4.10%) REST Assured
13 16 (4.10%) TeamCity
14 15 (3.85%) Gatling
15 7 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 147 (37.69%) Social Skills
2 144 (36.92%) Finance
3 91 (23.33%) Banking
4 79 (20.26%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (18.97%) Front Office
6 54 (13.85%) Investment Banking
7 23 (5.90%) Legal
8 15 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (3.59%) Financial Institution
10 10 (2.56%) Public Sector
11 9 (2.31%) Spanish Language
12 8 (2.05%) Marketing
12 8 (2.05%) Retail
13 5 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.77%) Advertising
15 3 (0.77%) Back Office
15 3 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 179 (45.90%) Developer
2 82 (21.03%) Java Developer
3 38 (9.74%) Analyst
4 29 (7.44%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 27 (6.92%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 26 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 22 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (5.64%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.38%) C++ Developer
9 18 (4.62%) Data Engineer
10 17 (4.36%) Tester
11 14 (3.59%) Agile Developer
11 14 (3.59%) Automation Tester
11 14 (3.59%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.59%) Security Analyst
12 13 (3.33%) Architect
12 13 (3.33%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 12 (3.08%) React Developer
14 11 (2.82%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (16.41%) React
2 57 (14.62%) HTML
3 53 (13.59%) CSS
4 51 (13.08%) Node.js
5 46 (11.79%) REST
6 45 (11.54%) Spring
7 38 (9.74%) Express
7 38 (9.74%) Redux
8 36 (9.23%) HTML5
9 29 (7.44%) JMS
9 29 (7.44%) RESTful
10 25 (6.41%) .NET
11 24 (6.15%) Hibernate
12 23 (5.90%) JSON
13 22 (5.64%) MERN Stack
14 21 (5.38%) Drools
14 21 (5.38%) Gherkin
14 21 (5.38%) Kafka
15 20 (5.13%) JPA
15 20 (5.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.41%) Management Information System
2 59 (15.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (6.67%) User Experience
4 21 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 20 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 16 (4.10%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.33%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.82%) Derivative
8 11 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.82%) Wiki
9 10 (2.56%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.31%) iSeries
11 8 (2.05%) Blockchain
11 8 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (2.05%) Reference Data
12 7 (1.79%) Graphic Design
13 6 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.28%) Reinsurance
14 5 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.56%) Linux
2 26 (6.67%) Unix
3 24 (6.15%) Windows
4 12 (3.08%) Android
5 11 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.28%) Solaris
6 5 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.77%) zOS
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (96.92%) Computer Science
2 163 (41.79%) Agile
3 83 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (16.92%) CI/CD
5 65 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 63 (16.15%) Electronic Trading
7 58 (14.87%) Low Latency
8 57 (14.62%) Software Engineering
9 55 (14.10%) Scrum
10 54 (13.85%) Mathematics
11 51 (13.08%) Multithreading
12 50 (12.82%) DevOps
13 49 (12.56%) Microservices
14 47 (12.05%) Full Stack Development
15 42 (10.77%) Web Development
16 41 (10.51%) TDD
17 34 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (8.72%) Project Management
18 31 (7.95%) OO
19 30 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (47.95%) Java
2 123 (31.54%) SQL
3 87 (22.31%) Python
4 84 (21.54%) JavaScript
5 69 (17.69%) C++
6 65 (16.67%) C#
7 43 (11.03%) Scala
8 41 (10.51%) TypeScript
9 30 (7.69%) ES6
10 19 (4.87%) C
10 19 (4.87%) Go
11 12 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.31%) Bash
12 9 (2.31%) VBA
13 8 (2.05%) Kotlin
13 8 (2.05%) Ruby
14 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.54%) Perl
15 6 (1.54%) PHP
16 4 (1.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 389 (99.74%) Degree
2 26 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 16 (4.10%) ISEB
4 15 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.82%) CISSP
6 10 (2.56%) CISM
7 8 (2.05%) PhD
7 8 (2.05%) PMP
8 7 (1.79%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.03%) MCSE
11 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.77%) HNC
11 3 (0.77%) HND
11 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.18%) QA
2 6 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.03%) NIST
4 3 (0.77%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) GLBA
5 1 (0.26%) GxP
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (8.72%) Docker
2 9 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Ceph
4 1 (0.26%) Gluster
4 1 (0.26%) KVM
4 1 (0.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 23 (5.90%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.36%) Ansible
3 10 (2.56%) Terraform
4 9 (2.31%) CSIRT
5 6 (1.54%) Puppet
6 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.03%) CloudForms
7 4 (1.03%) HP Fortify
7 4 (1.03%) Nexpose
7 4 (1.03%) Salt
7 4 (1.03%) vRealize
8 3 (0.77%) Grafana
8 3 (0.77%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.77%) SCCM
9 2 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.26%) Istio
10 1 (0.26%) Kibana
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (12.82%) Oracle
2 36 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.85%) HP
4 12 (3.08%) Adobe
5 11 (2.82%) Google
6 10 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.56%) VMware
7 7 (1.79%) Cisco
7 7 (1.79%) SAP
8 5 (1.28%) Databricks
8 5 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.28%) Splunk
8 5 (1.28%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.03%) Cadence
9 4 (1.03%) Confluent
9 4 (1.03%) IBM
9 4 (1.03%) NetApp
10 3 (0.77%) Checkmarx
10 3 (0.77%) CrowdStrike
10 3 (0.77%) Facebook