Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 244 257
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 +26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 483 505 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.08% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 6.43% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 362 304
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £327
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
England median daily rate £480 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.93 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.64% +3.61% +21.94%
10th Percentile £31.75 £14.13 £13.60
90th Percentile £43.98 £44.38 £22.21
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.76 £23.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +46.78% -27.20%

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 7,323 7,850 7,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.94% 16.76% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,709 5,219 5,078
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £426 £425
% change year-on-year +5.76% +0.24% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 178 110
London median hourly rate £22.93 £20.25 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.23% +5.30% -3.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £12.48
90th Percentile £54.28 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year -2.69% +0.75% +10.87%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Central London -3 119 £525 +5.00% 92
West London -14 18 £475 +5.56% 58
East London -21 8 £650 -7.14% 23
South London -22 2 £375 -58.33% 5
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 482 (99.79%) Degree
2 474 (98.14%) Computer Science
3 204 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (34.58%) Java
5 149 (30.85%) Finance
6 127 (26.29%) Python
7 119 (24.64%) JavaScript
8 105 (21.74%) DevOps
9 99 (20.50%) SQL
10 94 (19.46%) C#
11 90 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
12 85 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
13 79 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
14 78 (16.15%) Git (software)
15 74 (15.32%) HTML
15 74 (15.32%) Software Engineering
16 72 (14.91%) TDD
17 71 (14.70%) CSS
18 68 (14.08%) Mathematics
19 66 (13.66%) Master's Degree
20 65 (13.46%) Linux
21 64 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
21 64 (13.25%) Docker
22 59 (12.22%) Banking
23 56 (11.59%) Data Science
24 55 (11.39%) C++
25 53 (10.97%) Spring
25 53 (10.97%) Algorithms
26 51 (10.56%) SDLC
26 51 (10.56%) Jenkins

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 31 (6.42%) Apache Spark
2 22 (4.55%) Apache
3 18 (3.73%) CMS
4 14 (2.90%) Ethereum
4 14 (2.90%) Hyperledger
4 14 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.69%) IIS
5 13 (2.69%) nginx
5 13 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.48%) Jetty
6 12 (2.48%) Mongrel
7 11 (2.28%) SAS
8 6 (1.24%) Confluence
8 6 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.83%) Drupal
10 3 (0.62%) WordPress
11 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.24%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) HipChat
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 14 (2.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (2.69%) R3 Corda
3 9 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.83%) Endur
5 2 (0.41%) Actimize
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Magento
5 2 (0.41%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.41%) Sonata
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 85 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.69%) GitHub
7 12 (2.48%) PaaS
7 12 (2.48%) SaaS
7 12 (2.48%) Serverless
8 11 (2.28%) Sumo Logic
9 10 (2.07%) IaaS
9 10 (2.07%) Office 365
10 7 (1.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 7 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.83%) BrowserStack
13 4 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.18%) HTTP
2 22 (4.55%) Firewall
3 15 (3.11%) VPN
4 11 (2.28%) BGP
4 11 (2.28%) MPLS
4 11 (2.28%) OSPF
5 10 (2.07%) Internet
6 7 (1.45%) IPsec
6 7 (1.45%) LAN
6 7 (1.45%) WAN
7 6 (1.24%) DNS
8 4 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.83%) Network Security
8 4 (0.83%) SSL
8 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.62%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.41%) DHCP
10 2 (0.41%) FTP
10 2 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.28%) Big Data
3 30 (6.21%) Hadoop
4 27 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 23 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.14%) Blockchain
8 19 (3.93%) Redis
9 18 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.11%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.90%) MySQL
12 13 (2.69%) Data Lake
12 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (2.48%) Apache Hive
13 12 (2.48%) Data Mining
14 11 (2.28%) HDInsight
15 10 (2.07%) HBase
15 10 (2.07%) Power BI
16 9 (1.86%) SAP BW
16 9 (1.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 78 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.56%) Jenkins
3 43 (8.90%) Maven
4 22 (4.55%) Gradle
4 22 (4.55%) JUnit
5 19 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 19 (3.93%) Vagrant
6 17 (3.52%) JIRA
6 17 (3.52%) Selenium
7 14 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (2.69%) Ant
8 13 (2.69%) MSBuild
9 12 (2.48%) CruiseControl
9 12 (2.48%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.28%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.86%) Mockito
12 8 (1.66%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.45%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.45%) TestNG
14 6 (1.24%) webpack
General
1 149 (30.85%) Finance
2 59 (12.22%) Banking
3 23 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.73%) Front Office
5 18 (3.73%) Retail
6 17 (3.52%) Back Office
7 14 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.90%) Marketing
8 11 (2.28%) Legal
9 6 (1.24%) Advertising
9 6 (1.24%) Games
9 6 (1.24%) Russian Language
10 5 (1.04%) Publishing
11 4 (0.83%) German Language
11 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.62%) Electronics
12 3 (0.62%) French Language
13 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (46.58%) Developer
2 85 (17.60%) Java Developer
3 31 (6.42%) Senior Developer
4 30 (6.21%) C# Developer
5 23 (4.76%) Architect
6 22 (4.55%) Analyst
6 22 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 22 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 19 (3.93%) Backend Developer
8 19 (3.93%) Python Developer
9 18 (3.73%) DevOps Developer
9 18 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (3.52%) Consultant
10 17 (3.52%) Data Engineer
10 17 (3.52%) SQL Developer
11 16 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.31%) Security Engineer
11 16 (3.31%) Technical Leader
12 15 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.32%) HTML
2 71 (14.70%) CSS
3 53 (10.97%) Spring
4 45 (9.32%) .NET
5 39 (8.07%) RESTful
6 34 (7.04%) REST
7 31 (6.42%) AngularJS
7 31 (6.42%) Node.js
8 30 (6.21%) Spring Boot
8 30 (6.21%) Web Services
9 28 (5.80%) Kafka
10 27 (5.59%) HTML5
11 26 (5.38%) React
12 23 (4.76%) Redux
12 23 (4.76%) XML
13 19 (3.93%) Hibernate
14 18 (3.73%) .NET Framework
14 18 (3.73%) Middleware
15 15 (3.11%) Django
16 13 (2.69%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 474 (98.14%) Computer Science
2 79 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (10.97%) Algorithms
4 49 (10.14%) Mobile App
5 35 (7.25%) User Experience
6 34 (7.04%) Data Structures
6 34 (7.04%) Fintech
7 19 (3.93%) Blog
8 18 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (3.52%) Cloud Native
9 17 (3.52%) Data Centre
10 16 (3.31%) Bitcoin
11 15 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (2.28%) PKI
13 10 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.86%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.86%) iPad
14 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.46%) Linux
2 41 (8.49%) Windows
3 38 (7.87%) Apple iOS
4 32 (6.63%) Android
4 32 (6.63%) Unix
5 12 (2.48%) CentOS
5 12 (2.48%) Debian
5 12 (2.48%) Fedora
5 12 (2.48%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.45%) VMS
6 7 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.62%) Solaris
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.74%) DevOps
3 90 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
4 74 (15.32%) Software Engineering
5 72 (14.91%) TDD
6 68 (14.08%) Mathematics
7 56 (11.59%) Data Science
8 51 (10.56%) SDLC
9 50 (10.35%) Analytics
10 49 (10.14%) OO
11 42 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (7.87%) Microservices
12 38 (7.87%) Open Source
13 36 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 36 (7.45%) Web Development
14 35 (7.25%) BDD
15 33 (6.83%) Project Management
16 32 (6.63%) Data Modelling
16 32 (6.63%) Scrum
17 31 (6.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 167 (34.58%) Java
2 127 (26.29%) Python
3 119 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 99 (20.50%) SQL
5 94 (19.46%) C#
6 55 (11.39%) C++
7 42 (8.70%) Java 8
8 28 (5.80%) Perl
9 26 (5.38%) Go
10 24 (4.97%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.35%) TypeScript
12 20 (4.14%) Apple Swift
12 20 (4.14%) R
13 19 (3.93%) PHP
14 18 (3.73%) Ruby
15 17 (3.52%) Bash Shell
16 16 (3.31%) C
16 16 (3.31%) Rust
16 16 (3.31%) Scala
17 14 (2.90%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 482 (99.79%) Degree
2 66 (13.66%) Master's Degree
3 28 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.93%) CISSP
5 17 (3.52%) CISM
6 14 (2.90%) CCNA
7 13 (2.69%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.07%) CISA
8 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.86%) PhD
10 8 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (1.45%) CCIE
11 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.04%) CEH
14 4 (0.83%) CCNP
14 4 (0.83%) CCSP
14 4 (0.83%) GSEC
14 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.18%) QA
2 11 (2.28%) GDPR
3 9 (1.86%) HIPAA
3 9 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.83%) SLA
6 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.62%) PSD2
7 1 (0.21%) Basel III
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (13.25%) Docker
2 19 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.69%) Apache Flume
4 12 (2.48%) VirtualBox
5 11 (2.28%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.66%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.41%) Firmware
7 2 (0.41%) HDFS
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (8.70%) Ansible
2 30 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (6.00%) Puppet
4 27 (5.59%) Terraform
5 23 (4.76%) Kubernetes
6 17 (3.52%) Salt
7 16 (3.31%) Packer
8 13 (2.69%) Kibana
8 13 (2.69%) logstash
8 13 (2.69%) Nagios
9 12 (2.48%) Graylog
10 3 (0.62%) CASB
10 3 (0.62%) Consul
10 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.62%) Oozie
11 2 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.41%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 50 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.49%) Oracle
3 26 (5.38%) Splunk
4 25 (5.18%) Google
5 21 (4.35%) VMware
6 18 (3.73%) Cisco
7 16 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.69%) Alteryx
8 13 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.48%) AppDynamics
9 12 (2.48%) Apple
9 12 (2.48%) New Relic
10 11 (2.28%) Informatica
10 11 (2.28%) SAP
10 11 (2.28%) Sybase
10 11 (2.28%) Talend
11 10 (2.07%) CyberArk
11 10 (2.07%) McAfee
12 9 (1.86%) IBM
12 9 (1.86%) Tableau