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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 86 59
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.05% 0.36% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.80% 1.30% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 12
Median daily rate £300 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £367
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
- +56.84%

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
250 386 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.19% 28.11% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 175 176
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £52.00 £41.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% +86.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £19.02 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.20 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (31.82%) XML Messaging
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) WSDL
4 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) React
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
7 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
7 4 (18.18%) Fintech
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) MySQL
7 4 (18.18%) HTML

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 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Developer
6 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) RESTful
2 7 (31.82%) WSDL
2 7 (31.82%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) XML Messaging
3 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) J2EE
4 4 (18.18%) JSP
4 4 (18.18%) React
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 4 (18.18%) Fintech
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) BC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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