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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 71 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.88% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 3.00% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.25 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-21.01% +16.98%
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
316 500 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.29% 29.34% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 252 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £30.50 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.69% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) RESTful
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) OOD
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) iPad
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
7 4 (26.67%) hapi
7 4 (26.67%) Node.js
7 4 (26.67%) Express
7 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) ERP
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
8 3 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (20.00%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce

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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) gulp
2 2 (13.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Organisational Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) RESTful
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Express
4 4 (26.67%) hapi
4 4 (26.67%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Cocoa
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) React
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iPad
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Service Design
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Apple