The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.72% 1.53% 7.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.77% 6.67% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
- -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+25.43% -8.06%
Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.85% 22.96% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 10
Average daily rate £488 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £563 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.63% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Aberdeen region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Data Management
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
7 3 (21.43%) SAP
7 3 (21.43%) SAP BI
7 3 (21.43%) Remedy
7 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) OpenWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) SAP BI
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) PC Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) XHTML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WF
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
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