The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 86 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 2.02% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £412 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
475 347 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.95% 24.20% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 170 209
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £185 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.93% -14.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Edinburgh region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) ERP
3 10 (47.62%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (33.33%) Middleware
4 7 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) OOD
5 6 (28.57%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) HTTP
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) RESTful
6 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Express
6 5 (23.81%) Node.js
6 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
6 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
6 5 (23.81%) hapi
7 4 (19.05%) gulp
7 4 (19.05%) Service Design
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (19.05%) iPad

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
1 2 (9.52%) Spatial Data
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) gulp
2 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Organisational Change Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Express
4 5 (23.81%) hapi
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Node.js
4 5 (23.81%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) WPF
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) LINQ
7 1 (4.76%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (4.76%) React
7 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
1 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
2 4 (19.05%) iPad
3 3 (14.29%) Physics
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (47.62%) ERP
2 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) OOD
4 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Service Design
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Cartography
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MBA
3 1 (4.76%) CCDA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco