Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 275 284
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 496 397 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.09% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 5.44% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 287 280
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.37%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £713 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 3
London median hourly rate £33.50 £16.48 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.34% -14.33% -3.85%
England median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +17.50%

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 7,465 7,296 7,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.40% 16.94% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,807 4,777 5,343
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 154 84
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.77 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.71% +8.01% -11.59%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.33 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.57 £50.00 £47.51
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -21.74% +8.49% +17.78%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -11 105 £500 +5.26% 85
West London -29 12 £425 -5.56% 38
East London -12 9 £550 +46.67% 22
South London -36 2 - - 6
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 496 (100.00%) Degree
2 484 (97.58%) Computer Science
3 218 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (32.26%) Java
5 144 (29.03%) Finance
6 127 (25.60%) Python
7 120 (24.19%) JavaScript
8 104 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (19.96%) Amazon AWS
9 99 (19.96%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (18.55%) DevOps
11 86 (17.34%) HTML
12 84 (16.94%) TDD
13 82 (16.53%) Git (software)
14 81 (16.33%) SQL
15 76 (15.32%) Linux
15 76 (15.32%) Master's Degree
16 75 (15.12%) C#
17 74 (14.92%) CSS
18 73 (14.72%) C++
18 73 (14.72%) Software Engineering
19 67 (13.51%) Mathematics
20 59 (11.90%) Analytics
20 59 (11.90%) Mobile App
21 58 (11.69%) Spring
21 58 (11.69%) Microsoft
22 57 (11.49%) SDLC
23 56 (11.29%) Jenkins
23 56 (11.29%) Algorithms
23 56 (11.29%) OO

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 30 (6.05%) Apache Spark
2 25 (5.04%) Apache
3 15 (3.02%) CMS
4 13 (2.62%) Ethereum
4 13 (2.62%) nginx
4 13 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.42%) Hyperledger
6 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.61%) SAS
7 8 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.41%) IIS
8 7 (1.41%) Jetty
9 6 (1.21%) Mongrel
10 4 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.81%) Confluence
11 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.40%) Drupal
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.21%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.20%) HipChat
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Revit
5 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.62%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (2.42%) R3 Corda
3 6 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.81%) HFM
5 2 (0.40%) Magento
5 2 (0.40%) Sonata
6 1 (0.20%) Actimize
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.20%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.20%) Primavera
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 99 (19.96%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (3.43%) SaaS
4 16 (3.23%) GitHub
4 16 (3.23%) Serverless
5 15 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (3.02%) PaaS
6 12 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (2.22%) Office 365
8 10 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 7 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (1.21%) Sumo Logic
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.01%) BrowserStack
12 5 (1.01%) G Suite
12 5 (1.01%) IaaS
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.24%) HTTP
2 20 (4.03%) Firewall
3 9 (1.81%) Internet
4 8 (1.61%) VPN
5 7 (1.41%) IPsec
5 7 (1.41%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.21%) LAN
6 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.21%) WAN
7 5 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.01%) SSL
8 4 (0.81%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.81%) SNMP
9 3 (0.60%) BGP
9 3 (0.60%) DHCP
9 3 (0.60%) DNS
9 3 (0.60%) FTP
9 3 (0.60%) MPLS
9 3 (0.60%) OSPF
9 3 (0.60%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.85%) Big Data
2 33 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 24 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.84%) MySQL
4 23 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.63%) Blockchain
7 15 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.62%) Redis
9 12 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.42%) Apache Hive
10 11 (2.22%) Data Lake
10 11 (2.22%) HBase
11 10 (2.02%) Power BI
11 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.81%) Spotfire
13 8 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 82 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.85%) Maven
4 27 (5.44%) JUnit
5 20 (4.03%) JIRA
5 20 (4.03%) Selenium
6 19 (3.83%) Gradle
7 16 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.82%) Mockito
9 12 (2.42%) Subversion
9 12 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.22%) Ant
11 10 (2.02%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.81%) webpack
13 8 (1.61%) Grunt
13 8 (1.61%) gulp
13 8 (1.61%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.61%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (29.03%) Finance
2 56 (11.29%) Banking
3 25 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.23%) Front Office
5 16 (3.23%) Marketing
6 15 (3.02%) Retail
7 14 (2.82%) Back Office
8 12 (2.42%) Legal
9 11 (2.22%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.41%) Advertising
10 7 (1.41%) Publishing
11 6 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.21%) Games
12 5 (1.01%) Turkish Language
13 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.60%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.60%) French Language
14 3 (0.60%) German Language
14 3 (0.60%) Russian Language
15 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 224 (45.16%) Developer
2 78 (15.73%) Java Developer
3 31 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 29 (5.85%) Analyst
4 29 (5.85%) Architect
5 25 (5.04%) Senior Developer
6 21 (4.23%) Security Engineer
7 18 (3.63%) Consultant
8 17 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (3.23%) Python Developer
10 15 (3.02%) Data Scientist
10 15 (3.02%) Technical Leader
11 14 (2.82%) Data Engineer
11 14 (2.82%) DevOps Developer
11 14 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (2.82%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.62%) .NET Developer
12 13 (2.62%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (2.42%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.34%) HTML
2 74 (14.92%) CSS
3 58 (11.69%) Spring
4 48 (9.68%) RESTful
5 47 (9.48%) .NET
6 39 (7.86%) Web Services
7 36 (7.26%) HTML5
7 36 (7.26%) Kafka
8 35 (7.06%) AngularJS
9 34 (6.85%) REST
10 31 (6.25%) Node.js
11 30 (6.05%) React
12 22 (4.44%) XML
13 19 (3.83%) Redux
13 19 (3.83%) Spring Boot
14 17 (3.43%) TensorFlow
15 15 (3.02%) .NET Framework
15 15 (3.02%) ASP.NET
16 14 (2.82%) SOAP
17 13 (2.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 484 (97.58%) Computer Science
2 104 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (11.90%) Mobile App
4 56 (11.29%) Algorithms
5 39 (7.86%) Data Structures
5 39 (7.86%) Fintech
5 39 (7.86%) User Experience
6 21 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 21 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 20 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (3.02%) Bitcoin
8 15 (3.02%) Blog
9 13 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.02%) iPad
10 10 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
11 9 (1.81%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.81%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.32%) Linux
2 51 (10.28%) Windows
3 45 (9.07%) Apple iOS
4 38 (7.66%) Android
5 34 (6.85%) Unix
6 13 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.21%) CentOS
9 6 (1.21%) Debian
9 6 (1.21%) Fedora
9 6 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.60%) AIX
11 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.40%) VMS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.96%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (18.55%) DevOps
4 84 (16.94%) TDD
5 73 (14.72%) Software Engineering
6 67 (13.51%) Mathematics
7 59 (11.90%) Analytics
8 57 (11.49%) SDLC
9 56 (11.29%) OO
10 55 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (10.69%) Open Source
12 49 (9.88%) Data Science
13 43 (8.67%) Scrum
14 39 (7.86%) BDD
14 39 (7.86%) Multithreading
15 38 (7.66%) Microservices
15 38 (7.66%) Test Automation
15 38 (7.66%) Unit Testing
15 38 (7.66%) Visualisation
16 33 (6.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 160 (32.26%) Java
2 127 (25.60%) Python
3 120 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 81 (16.33%) SQL
5 75 (15.12%) C#
6 73 (14.72%) C++
7 42 (8.47%) Java 8
8 25 (5.04%) Perl
9 20 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.83%) Apple Swift
11 18 (3.63%) Ruby
12 17 (3.43%) R
13 16 (3.23%) Go
13 16 (3.23%) PHP
13 16 (3.23%) Scala
14 13 (2.62%) C
14 13 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.62%) Solidity
15 12 (2.42%) Kotlin
15 12 (2.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 496 (100.00%) Degree
2 76 (15.32%) Master's Degree
3 21 (4.23%) CISSP
4 20 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.83%) CISM
5 19 (3.83%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (2.62%) PhD
7 12 (2.42%) CCNA
7 12 (2.42%) CISA
8 11 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.81%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.81%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.21%) AWS Certification
10 6 (1.21%) CCNP
10 6 (1.21%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.01%) CEH
12 4 (0.81%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.81%) GIAC
12 4 (0.81%) ISEB
12 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.65%) QA
2 17 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.02%) GDPR
5 9 (1.81%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.81%) GCP
7 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.40%) EMIR
7 2 (0.40%) PMO
7 2 (0.40%) PSD2
7 2 (0.40%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) Basel III
8 1 (0.20%) IFRS
8 1 (0.20%) MiFID
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.20%) SEPA
8 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (10.08%) Docker
2 15 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.81%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.21%) HDFS
5 6 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.81%) KVM
7 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.40%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (8.06%) Ansible
2 27 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (5.04%) Terraform
4 22 (4.44%) Puppet
5 19 (3.83%) Salt
6 13 (2.62%) Kubernetes
7 10 (2.02%) Packer
8 7 (1.41%) Nagios
8 7 (1.41%) Oozie
9 6 (1.21%) Graylog
9 6 (1.21%) Kibana
9 6 (1.21%) logstash
10 5 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.01%) vRealize
11 3 (0.60%) Consul
11 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.60%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.60%) vMotion
12 2 (0.40%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.40%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 58 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.45%) Oracle
3 27 (5.44%) Google
4 21 (4.23%) Splunk
5 18 (3.63%) Cisco
6 17 (3.43%) VMware
7 15 (3.02%) Tableau
8 14 (2.82%) Apple
8 14 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.62%) CyberArk
9 13 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.02%) Cloudera
10 10 (2.02%) IBM
10 10 (2.02%) SAP
11 9 (1.81%) Alteryx
11 9 (1.81%) ForeScout
11 9 (1.81%) McAfee
12 8 (1.61%) Capita
13 7 (1.41%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.41%) Talend