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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 46 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 25 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 0.41% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.36% 1.46% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 9
Median daily rate £213 £394 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.03% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £359 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £429 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.09 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.27%

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
267 411 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.09% 28.42% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 188 183
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% +151.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £37.00 £14.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.35 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 34 (97.14%) Degree
2 25 (71.43%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Management Information System
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Web Services
8 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) MySQL
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
9 8 (22.86%) Spring
10 7 (20.00%) RESTful
10 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (20.00%) XML
10 7 (20.00%) Windows
10 7 (20.00%) WSDL
10 7 (20.00%) XML Messaging
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 5 (14.29%) CSS
12 5 (14.29%) HTML
12 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.29%) Banking
13 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
13 4 (11.43%) QA
13 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
13 4 (11.43%) CSS3
13 4 (11.43%) HTML5

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 (11.43%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.71%) Xcode
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Junior
4 6 (17.14%) Junior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Junior Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 7 (20.00%) RESTful
3 7 (20.00%) WSDL
3 7 (20.00%) XML
3 7 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE
5 4 (11.43%) JSP
5 4 (11.43%) React
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) Cocoa
7 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
2 4 (11.43%) Fintech
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Development
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) BDD
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) BC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Xamarin