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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 15 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.13% 15.63% 6.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 29.41% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +74.27%

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
17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 36.17% 53.13% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £390 £218 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -37.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £132 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% -9.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) CatOS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens