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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.75% 2.13% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.71% 12.12% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.69% 17.55% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 14
Average daily rate £275 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £109 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.54% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Computer Science
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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 30 July 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 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) OpenWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) TETRA
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PC Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Ajax
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) XSL
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XHTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WF
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy