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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.46% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 1.52% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £328 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -21.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £227 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
262 461 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.70% 30.61% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 209 172
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +65.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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
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 7 December 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) WSDL
5 4 (33.33%) XML Messaging
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) React
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Xcode
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) WSDL
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) XML Messaging
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) React
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Cocoa
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin