The 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.70% 8.93% 5.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.00% 32.26% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £340 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £320 £319
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.44% +3.03%
Computer Science
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.69% 27.68% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 33
Average daily rate £365 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £147 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £558 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.25 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.86% -70.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) OCPJP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JNI
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) VHDL
2 1 (10.00%) Verilog
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (20.00%) OCPJP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Kofax
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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