Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 259 273
Rank change year-on-year -32 +14 +48
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 343 466 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% 6.12% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 318 257
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £695 £725 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 4
London median hourly rate £52.00 £33.54 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.04% +34.16% +41.92%
10th Percentile £30.25 £17.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £134.50 £47.50 £99.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £32.27 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.15% +101.69% -42.86%

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 6,270 7,616 6,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.54% 16.83% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,983 4,932 4,546
London median daily rate £513 £500 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.10% +4.72%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 204 136
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £24.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% -13.90% +24.96%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £13.62
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +25 71 £500 +0.81% 10
West London +13 16 £368 -13.53% 2
East London -3 6 £550 - 1
South London +16 1 £500 +8.11% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 343 (100.00%) Degree
2 340 (99.13%) Computer Science
3 104 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (28.57%) Python
5 91 (26.53%) Java
5 91 (26.53%) Finance
6 78 (22.74%) SQL
7 71 (20.70%) Amazon AWS
8 62 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (18.08%) JavaScript
9 60 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (16.62%) Software Engineering
11 50 (14.58%) HTML
12 49 (14.29%) Linux
13 45 (13.12%) CSS
14 44 (12.83%) Microsoft
15 42 (12.24%) Master's Degree
16 41 (11.95%) Analytics
16 41 (11.95%) QA
17 40 (11.66%) Oracle
18 39 (11.37%) Jenkins
19 38 (11.08%) Mathematics
20 37 (10.79%) Git (software)
20 37 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 35 (10.20%) Scrum
21 35 (10.20%) C#
21 35 (10.20%) Algorithms
21 35 (10.20%) DevOps
22 33 (9.62%) Data Science
22 33 (9.62%) C++

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 26 (7.58%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.08%) Confluence
3 9 (2.62%) Apache
3 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.33%) GeoServer
5 7 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.46%) CMS
6 5 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.46%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.17%) Ethereum
7 4 (1.17%) Hyperledger
7 4 (1.17%) nginx
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.58%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.75%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.17%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.87%) HFM
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.29%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 71 (20.70%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.50%) Office 365
5 11 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (2.92%) Power Platform
7 9 (2.62%) SaaS
8 8 (2.33%) Force.com
8 8 (2.33%) GitHub
9 7 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.75%) Dialogflow
10 6 (1.75%) Wit.ai
11 5 (1.46%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.46%) PaaS
11 5 (1.46%) Serverless
12 3 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.25%) Firewall
2 8 (2.33%) BGP
2 8 (2.33%) DNS
2 8 (2.33%) VPN
3 7 (2.04%) Internet
4 6 (1.75%) MPLS
4 6 (1.75%) Network Security
4 6 (1.75%) OSPF
5 5 (1.46%) HTTP
5 5 (1.46%) WAN
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.58%) IPsec
7 2 (0.58%) SNMP
7 2 (0.58%) TACACS
8 1 (0.29%) SSH
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.45%) Big Data
3 22 (6.41%) Hadoop
3 22 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.08%) MySQL
7 13 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (3.79%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.21%) Redis
8 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.92%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.92%) Power BI
9 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (2.62%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.04%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 39 (11.37%) Jenkins
2 37 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.33%) JIRA
4 16 (4.66%) Cucumber
5 14 (4.08%) Selenium
6 12 (3.50%) Maven
7 10 (2.92%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.04%) Mockito
9 6 (1.75%) Hudson
9 6 (1.75%) Subversion
9 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.46%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.46%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.17%) JMeter
11 4 (1.17%) JUnit
11 4 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.17%) webpack
12 3 (0.87%) git-flow
12 3 (0.87%) NUnit
12 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (26.53%) Finance
2 31 (9.04%) Banking
3 27 (7.87%) Marketing
4 23 (6.71%) Front Office
5 17 (4.96%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.50%) Advertising
7 11 (3.21%) Legal
8 9 (2.62%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.33%) Games
10 7 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.75%) Retail
12 4 (1.17%) German Language
13 3 (0.87%) Electronics
14 2 (0.58%) Publishing
14 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.29%) Automotive
15 1 (0.29%) Law
15 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (30.03%) Developer
2 39 (11.37%) Architect
3 25 (7.29%) Consultant
4 23 (6.71%) Data Engineer
4 23 (6.71%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.41%) Analyst
6 21 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 20 (5.83%) Python Engineer
8 12 (3.50%) Graduate
8 12 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.21%) Hadoop Engineer
10 9 (2.62%) Big Data Engineer
10 9 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (2.62%) Java Engineer
10 9 (2.62%) Python Developer
10 9 (2.62%) Senior Developer
10 9 (2.62%) SQL Developer
11 8 (2.33%) Network Engineer
11 8 (2.33%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.58%) HTML
2 45 (13.12%) CSS
3 29 (8.45%) REST
3 29 (8.45%) RESTful
4 25 (7.29%) Spring
5 24 (7.00%) XML
6 21 (6.12%) .NET
7 20 (5.83%) HTML5
7 20 (5.83%) SOAP
8 19 (5.54%) React
9 18 (5.25%) Node.js
10 17 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 16 (4.66%) JSON
12 15 (4.37%) Web Services
13 14 (4.08%) Kafka
14 12 (3.50%) Visualforce
15 10 (2.92%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (2.92%) Redux
16 8 (2.33%) PostGIS
16 8 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.20%) Algorithms
3 32 (9.33%) Data Structures
4 25 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.83%) User Experience
6 14 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.62%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.75%) Video on Demand
12 5 (1.46%) Blog
12 5 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.46%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.46%) Replication
12 5 (1.46%) Robotics
13 4 (1.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.29%) Linux
2 28 (8.16%) Unix
3 24 (7.00%) Windows
4 14 (4.08%) Android
5 11 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.92%) CentOS
7 9 (2.62%) Fedora
8 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.87%) VMS
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (99.13%) Computer Science
2 104 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (16.62%) Software Engineering
5 41 (11.95%) Analytics
6 38 (11.08%) Mathematics
7 35 (10.20%) DevOps
7 35 (10.20%) Scrum
8 33 (9.62%) Data Science
9 32 (9.33%) TDD
10 28 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 26 (7.58%) Data Modelling
12 24 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (7.00%) Fintech
13 21 (6.12%) CRM
13 21 (6.12%) Migration
14 20 (5.83%) ETL
14 20 (5.83%) Open Source
15 19 (5.54%) Data Management
15 19 (5.54%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 98 (28.57%) Python
2 91 (26.53%) Java
3 78 (22.74%) SQL
4 62 (18.08%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.20%) C#
6 33 (9.62%) C++
7 26 (7.58%) Scala
8 17 (4.96%) Perl
9 16 (4.66%) Ruby
10 15 (4.37%) Apex Code
10 15 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.50%) Go
11 12 (3.50%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.50%) TypeScript
12 11 (3.21%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.92%) R
14 8 (2.33%) Kotlin
15 7 (2.04%) C
15 7 (2.04%) PHP
15 7 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 343 (100.00%) Degree
2 42 (12.24%) Master's Degree
3 13 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.21%) PhD
5 8 (2.33%) CISSP
6 7 (2.04%) CCIE
7 6 (1.75%) CCNP
8 5 (1.46%) CCNA
8 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.17%) CEH
9 4 (1.17%) CISA
9 4 (1.17%) CISM
9 4 (1.17%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) CITP
10 3 (0.87%) GIAC
10 3 (0.87%) ISEB
10 3 (0.87%) MBCS
10 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.58%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.95%) QA
2 14 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) COSO
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.04%) Docker
2 12 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (1.17%) Varnish
5 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.87%) Firmware
6 3 (0.87%) HDFS
7 1 (0.29%) iptables
7 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.29%) KVM
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (5.25%) Ansible
2 15 (4.37%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.75%) Rundeck
3 6 (1.75%) SCCM
4 5 (1.46%) Terraform
5 4 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.17%) Puppet
6 3 (0.87%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.87%) MaaS360
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.87%) MobiControl
6 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.58%) CASB
7 2 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.58%) Rancher
8 1 (0.29%) Packer
8 1 (0.29%) QRadar
8 1 (0.29%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.29%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 44 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.66%) Oracle
3 31 (9.04%) Google
4 25 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.08%) VMware
6 11 (3.21%) Splunk
7 10 (2.92%) Adobe
7 10 (2.92%) Cisco
7 10 (2.92%) Tableau
8 9 (2.62%) Citrix
8 9 (2.62%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.33%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.04%) DocuSign
11 6 (1.75%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.75%) HP
12 5 (1.46%) Perforce
13 4 (1.17%) EMC
13 4 (1.17%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.17%) IBM
14 3 (0.87%) Tealium