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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 77 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.069% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.41% 0.29% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 8
Average daily rate £431 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.28%
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
498 345 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.63% 23.65% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 202 159
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £206 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +58.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) Degree
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) OO
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) ERP
6 8 (36.36%) OOD
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) ETL
7 7 (31.82%) HTTP
7 7 (31.82%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (31.82%) Middleware
7 7 (31.82%) RESTful
7 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
7 7 (31.82%) Node.js
7 7 (31.82%) Express
7 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
7 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
7 7 (31.82%) hapi
8 6 (27.27%) gulp
8 6 (27.27%) Service Design
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (27.27%) iPad

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (31.82%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) gulp
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) GIS Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) Express
3 7 (31.82%) hapi
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) Middleware
3 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) React
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (9.09%) GWT
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) JSF
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
1 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
2 6 (27.27%) iPad
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (4.55%) Physics
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) ERP
4 8 (36.36%) OOD
5 7 (31.82%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Service Design
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MBA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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